IB Schools and Colleges Association

Making the learning leap: KS4 to KS5

Finishing secondary education and heading into Sixth Form is an exciting, yet daunting prospect for most 16-year olds. Assuming they have already chosen by the summer what they will be studying at Sixth Form – whether that be A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma – arriving at the summer holiday offers them time to not only re-charge their batteries, but to prepare and ensure that they start the next stage of their education with confidence and ready to seize every opportunity. 

If they find the transition from Key Stage 4 to 5 unnerving, they won’t be the only one…. Click here to read further.