Please find below the bridging units for students joining us in September 2021. Here you can find the various units for the subjects you have chosen to complete ahead of starting at Hucknall Sixth Form Centre. Any problems or queries, please call us on 0115 968 1657 or email


Step Up To Sixth Form Booklet

This booklet is a key part of your Sixth Form Bridging. It looks at the all-important independent learning skills you need to be successful at post-16. Complete this in addition to your subject specific tasks.


Transition bridging unit challenge

Develop your marketability this summer! Universities and employers expect to see:

  • Activities that demonstrate your interest in the course or job you are applying for
  • Positions of responsibility held in and out of school, like captain of the football team or representative for a local charity
  • Jobs, placements, work experience or voluntary work, particularly if relevant to your chosen course

You need 300 points gained across all four of your subject choices to graduate. 500 points secure you a UCAS/reference recommendation.

20 points:

  • Review a suggested podcast, website or blog

40 points:

  • Review a suggested subject film

60 points:

  • Complete subject task
  • Review a visit to a suggested museum, gallery or event (this can be done virtually)
  • Review a suggested article or journal
  • Attend and review a musical or opera (this can be done virtually)
  • Get yourself paid part-time employment

80 points:

  • Review a suggested book

100 points:

  • Carry out 20 hours or more of volunteering or unpaid work experience

140 points:

  • Complete a skills-based residential programme (this can be done virtually)