Sixth Formers all participate in an ambitious and intellectually challenging fortnightly programme called Perspectives.

Although the programme exists within the Sixth Form timetable, its aspirations extend far beyond that. The aim is to encourage students to engage with contemporary debates, to forge partnerships with people within and beyond the STAHS community, to think broadly and to grow personally, socially and intellectually.

A diverse range of staff take part in Perspectives and leadership comes from teachers, students and external professional guests throughout the programme. Topics are inspired by current affairs, and have ranged from justice, truth, and humanity to racial prejudice and sexual consent. The session content is varied and multimodal, encompassing experiences in and outside of school and bringing the professional world to us through guest panels and expert speakers.

In essence, Perspectives is about opening up our Sixth Formers’ minds and engaging them with the real world as they prepare for their journey beyond STAHS. The opportunity for staff to work across departments and for students to play an instrumental part in designing and leading sessions has created a truly unique programme which is constantly in development. It is in these unfettered, exam-free, fluid sessions that the girls can discover more of who they are and truly broaden their own perspectives.

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