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Few more photos from Y12s trip to NewYork.


Our Sixth Formers had an amazing trip to New York. ✈️ Making unforgettable memories for life!Looking forward to hearing all about it as students and staff reunite at school on Monday.


And they all have left...Very emotional day, filled with joy, laughter and occasional tear.#year11


Year 11 Celebration Day!What an amazing atmosphere in HASU today with students and staff signing shirts. Some really lovely designs out there!Here's to our awesome Year 11s! 📸#Year11


Our students are ready to fly out of Gatwick.✈️🌍Have a fantastic time!


Our Scholarship Advanced Programme students had a masterclass presented by Ms Taitz on "Influence is your Superpower, how to get what you want without compromising who you are" by Yale Business School lecturer Zoe Chance.What a wonderful chance to expand their cultural capital!


The team had a quick but fruitful trip to to spend their winning Reading Champions book tokens. Plenty of revision too for the final in June 📚


🛍️👕 Attention Parents! 👕🛍️Join us for the PTA Second-Hand Uniform Sale on Saturday 25th May! Find great deals on HASU uniforms and support our wonderful PTA.Let's recycle, save money, and contribute to a greener planet!🌎♻️#SchoolUniformSale


Congratulations to all of our brilliant participants in the Junior Maths Challenge 2024. We were delighted that 21 of our Year 7 and 8 students achieved gold certificates – this is the most golds we’ve ever had in the JMC!🌟


Last week our students performed a fun singing session during The Inter House Sing Off challenge organised by our lovely Ms Anthony as part of celebrating Performing Arts Week. The signing was heard all around the corridors. Well done to all the participants!#performingartsweek


Ms Lock & Mrs Jones had a fantastic Friday evening listening to talk about 'Ultra-Processed People' - an eye-opening investigation in to ultra processed food. Chris then very kindly signed our library copy for all to read & 'keep learning'


Our Year 10 students explore pH of acids and bases through scientific experiments and discussions using the "rainbow liquid" experiment.#Science


Our Year 12 students are , visiting The London Centre to learn about the future shape of the capital.#nla


Good luck to our students who take their Spanish exams this week! You can do this!


Yesterday we had visitors from Gyeongnam Green Smart Future School from South Korea. They came to see our Passivhaus building and our sustainable school design.Their plan is to provide a futuristic education system and make it a model for their country.#passivhaus


What I thought would be project that spanned weeks was actually done in three days! Never again will I estimate model building in the library with members of the robotics team and other architectural wizards.


PGL trip was a massive success and all our Year 8 students came back very happy.Look at some of their special moments caught in this video.#HASUlife


PGL trip:Day 3Fantastic couple of days for our Year 8 students at PGL Liddington.


Day 2 of PGL trip. A very clear and sunny morning. Year 8 students are very excited to go canoeing.Have fun everyone!#HASUlife


Year 8 students arrived at PGL. And the weather looks very promising. 😀#HASUlife

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Student Futures at HASU6

Our goal is to provide students with the tools they need to lead fulfilled and happy lives, whatever pathway they choose to take after they leave us. Studying at HASU6 will allow students to gain the academic qualifications and, crucially, the personal skills they require to continue their journey - whether that is at university, doing an apprenticeship or starting their career.

Exploring the opportunities on offer after leaving school, while exciting, can also be daunting. Throughout their time at HASU6 students will receive a comprehensive careers programme that will help them evaluate the options open to them as well as ensuring they are prepared for the pathway they choose. Features of the careers programme include:

  • University counselling sessions
  • UCAS and application support
  • University visits and trips
  • Regular access to experts from a variety of backgrounds
  • Mentoring from professionals
  • Lectures from industry experts
  • Support with Medicine and Oxbridge applications
  • Targeted enrichment offerings

We have access to a range of support from across the Harris Federation, including applications to universities through UCAS, applications for Apprenticeships, and CV-building and interview workshops for those that are looking to enter the workplace.


Post 18 Options Information

Please find information below regarding the various routes our sixth form students can pursue and key sources of information to aid them. Please click on the links provided for more information.

University Information

  • UCAS - Central organisation through which applications are processed for entry to higher education.
  • HEAP - HEAP online is a good starting point to research university degree courses.
  • Unistats - Official website for comparing UK higher education course data.
  • University Compare - Compare the best ranked degree courses in the subject of your choice.
  • What Uni? - Compare aspects of degree courses.
  • The Student Room - Large online community of students where you can discuss universities, health, relationships, lifestyles and more.
  • - Explore the links to subjects you are studying to potential careers that may lead from them.
  • The Complete University Guide - A guide to UK universities.
  • Higher Education Careers Service Unit - Detailed research about higher education and graduate careers.
  • Which? University - An independent website to explore universities and higher education courses.
  • UK University Search - Information about open days.
  • Careers Gateway - Links to information about careers and higher education.
  • Bright Knowledge - Guide to careers, education and student life.
  • Unifrog – A platform which allows you to search for degrees.

Higher Apprenticeships


Foundation Degrees

Alternatives to university include foundation degrees.

Overseas Study

If you are interested in studying abroad, the following websites provide information:

Choosing your degree

If you are thinking of going to university, the choice of degree subjects and universities might be overwhelming.  The following websites provides information and advice on what subject you study at university might help you get the career you want.

Advice for school leavers

  • Pure Potential - Information and a video about options for school leavers.
  • BDO - School leaver programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • Ernst & Young - School leaver programmes in a variety of areas of business.
  • Grant Thornton - School Leaver Programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • ICAEW - School Leaver Programmes to become a chartered accountant.
  • Mazars - School Leaver Programmes in a variety of areas in accountancy, including audit, tax and financial services.
  • PWC - Jobs and opportunities for School Leavers interested in accountancy.
  • Works For Me - Traineeships to develop skills for the workplace, and to help find employment in 12 weeks.
  • Deloitte - Opportunities for School Leavers to get involved with a global company.
  • The Guardian - 10 things parents need to know about school leavers - Want to explain School Leaver programmes to your parents?
  • Student Ladder School Leavers - Information and advice on school leaver programmes in different sectors.
  • Step Forward - A full-time 12-month school leaver programme in London.
  • Pathway – careers mentoring and training.

Free further learning courses

Whatever you decide to do when you leave school, there is always opportunities for further learning.  Many are free or low cost, and often online.

  • EDX - Free courses in a range of subjects, learn at your own pace and connect with other learners.
  • Coursera - Courses in a wide range of subjects offered by institutions worldwide, and learn at your own pace.
  • Mooc List - A directory of Massive Open Online Courses, where free courses are offered in a variety of subjects from around the world.
  • iTunesU - Access to audio courses in a range of subjects from leading universities - only through iTunes, iPad and iPhones.
  • Future Learn - Free courses in a wide range of subjects.