Information, Advice & Guidance

At Meadowhead, all Sixth Form students belong to a form group with a dedicated tutor who is an experienced member of the teaching staff.  Students and staff meet for a briefing on Wednesday morning and this is followed by a one hour tutorial. The following members of staff are currently members of the Sixth Form tutor team:

Mr Allen (Head of PE Faculty)

Mrs A Childs (Subject Champion: Art Textiles)

Mrs H Cook (Geography)

Ms A Cruikshanks (Subject Champion: French)

Mrs S  Burdekin (Subject Champion: EPQ)

Ms M Dunbar (A Level and BTEC PE)

Mr S Hill (Subject Champion: Chemistry)

Mrs N Hills (Subject Champion: English Language)

Mr P Kay (Head of ICT, Computing and Business)

Mr M Lawrenson (Assistant Head, Subject Champion: Philosophy)

Mr J Ludlam (Subject Champion: Maths and Further Maths)

Mr Y Muneer (Subject Champion: Business)

Mr V O’Brien (Subject Champion: BTEC Science)

Mrs N Shea (Subject Champion: Sociology)

Mr A Weale (Head of Maths Faculty)

During the two years, working with their tutor, students will cover the following tutorial topics:

Introduction to Progression Options: University, Employment, Apprenticeship and Gap Years

Support for Application to each of these routes

Preparation for Academic and Employment Interviews

Citizenship and Democracy: Voting and Politics

Citizenship and Democracy: Meet the local MP

Personal Wellbeing: Mental Health, Stress and Anxiety

Personal Wellbeing: Sexual Health and Healthy Relationships

Personal Wellbeing: Self-care and healthy eating

Personal Wellbeing: Alcohol, Drugs and Managing Risks

Personal Wellbeing: Independent Travel and Safer Driving

Personal Wellbeing: Managing paid employment and student-workers’ rights

Study Skills: Conducting Research, Referencing and Plagiarism

Study Skills: revision strategies

Study Skills: Giving a Presentation

Living Independently: Finances

Living Independently: housing, landlords and renting

 During our briefing we also welcome guest speakers and organisations including:

Amy Winehouse Foundation

Cardiac Risk in the Young

Civil Service FastTrack Scheme

Drive 4 Life

Higher Education Progression Partnership         

Louise Haigh MP

National Citizen Service

NHS Blood Donation Service

Northumbria University

Philosophy in the City

Restless Development, International Citizen Service



Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield United

Student Finance England

University of Cambridge

University of Sheffield

Yorkshire TUC