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Last Friday, we had a moving Year 13 Assembly followed by a fun student led Soirée. It was a lovely way for the community to come together and celebrate Year 13’s journey with us.


It’s a two assembly week, so as well as linguistically interesting advice for year 12s, we have a timely sporting analogy for Year 13:


This afternoon’s Year 12 assembly at introduced me to a new word and has left me pondering its plural. A mumpsimus is an error determinedly continued despite correction, but is it two mumpsimi, mumpsimuses, mumpsimodes?


Exciting to see our assemblies quoted in the news (not a lot of sixth forms can claim that):


Today, our Student President Ruweida and one of our Vice Presidents Sarah went over to to deliver some words of wisdom to the Year students about how to prepare for Year 11 next year.#community


This week students from the Clapham Cultural Society organised an Eid celebration for our school community. This included a session on Eid Al-Fitr, quizzes and games, henna designing and a bake sale. More than £100 was raised for charity!


A glimpse of Enrichment at Harris Clapham Sixth Form through photos 👇.Enrichment choices range from Tennis to Photography to Gardening: We believe that these experiences will empower students to thrive in various aspects of their personal, academic and professional lives.


Here’s our word of the week from Mr Lepretre, teacher of English


A book recommendation by Bushra (Y12). She described the book as “A thriller with a good plot that makes youquestion who to trust”


Lessons that you can learn from Jake and Elwood Blues, from Aretha Franklin, from Erasure, and from Barbie (part 1).


As part of House Morris Day, students took part in a scavenger hunt and a cupcake icing competition!


Three excellent goals to aim for.- Avoid procrastination- Remove distractionThose work for everyone, and then, particularly for Y13 and Y11 we have- Revise effectively.


Today our Vice Principal, Mr Lloyd gave an assembly on how to manage the stress that may come during exam season. Mr Lloyd provided strategies on how to avoid procrastination, remove distraction and revise effectively.


Dedicated to a drummer and fan of Fleetwood Mac.


Student leadership is really important to us at Harris Clapham Sixth Form and this week we announced our new Student Parliament President and our new Vice Presidents!


Happy Confidence Term from Harris Clapham Sixth Form! Yesterday our Executive Principal gave an assembly to our Year 12 students on the importance of being confident and taking opportunities in life.


Today our Head of School, Ms Heuston gave an assembly to our Year 13 students which highlighted the importance of removing distractions and remaining focused in order to achieve success.


Yesterday we had our first assembly of Confidence Term at Harris Clapham Sixth Form. A delight to be able to share two of my cultural favourites, a character deficiency, and to celebrate the new student President:


Eid Mubarak to all of our students and families who celebrate it (and to everyone else, actually - have a great Eid).


A strong reading recommendation from our Executive Principal (and a beautiful cover).

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16-19 Bursary Fund and Free School Meals

What is the 16 to 19 school bursary scheme?

16 to 19 bursary schemes were introduced to provide financial help to young people aged 16 to 19 who face financial barriers to participating in education or training, provided they meet agreed standards of attendance and behaviour.

Who is eligible for the bursary scheme?

The academy offers two types of bursary.  You can only apply for one type, depending on your personal circumstances.

  1. The vulnerable bursary

To be eligible for the vulnerable bursary you must meet all four of the following conditions:

  1. Attend Harris Clapham Sixth Form
  2. Be starting Year 12 or 13 in September 2023
  3. Be aged between 16 and 18 on 31 August 2023
  4. Belong to one of the following groups: 
  • young person in care, including unaccompanied asylum- seeking child
  • young care leaver; or 
  • be receiving income support or universal credit in own right
  • be receiving Employment Support Allowance and are also in receipt of Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments.
  1. The discretionary bursary

To be eligible for the discretionary bursary you must meet four of the following conditions:

  1. Attend Harris Clapham Sixth Form   
  2. Be starting Year 12 or 13 in September 2023
  3. Be aged between 16 and 18 on 31 August 2023
  4. Living in a household with an annual income below £40,000 before tax and national insurance or receive free school meals
  5. An accompanied asylum seeker.
Free School Meals

Many students are entitled to Free School Meals which are provided by our canteen. Even if students have been in receipt of free school meals in the past, they must reapply via the Free School Meals website when starting at Harris Clapham Sixth Form via this link: Parents and carers can check their eligibility and apply online without having to discuss the details of their circumstances with anyone at the Sixth Form via the above link. We can assure parents and carers that all matters regarding FSM are treated with discretion and in confidence. The website will give an immediate decision of eligibility and notification will be sent to us so that your son or daughter can start receiving their Free School Meals.