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Littleover Community School

LCS 6th Form: Information for Students

This page details information relevant to LCS sixth form pupils.


We expect 95% + attendance from every student.

We also expect students to be punctual to registration and to lessons.

This level of attendance is necessary to ensure students achieve their full potential in their AS and A levels

Absence Notification

If you know you are going to be absent, you must hand in a notification form at least 2 days in advance.

Dress Code

When you enrol you will receive your copy of the LCS Sixth Form contract, which you will need to read carefully, sign and return in September. In the meantime we think the following information will help all of us to make a smooth start.

Students in Sixth Form should be seen as role models for younger pupils in school and ambassadors within the community and therefore it is important that they present themselves well.  We expect students to follow the principles of “smart business dress” when in school. We expect male students to wear a tie at all times.

Male Students

Male students can wear a matching black, grey or blue formal suit, a plain shirt and a tie which must be worn at all times, with smart shoes. A V- neck jumper may be worn in place of a suit jacket but must be a plain coloured jumper (e.g. dark blue, grey, black, dark red, dark green NOT patterned or bright coloured).

Female Students

Female students can wear a matching black, grey or blue formal suit which can be either trousers, or a skirt which is at least knee length. A plain shirt must be worn which must have a full collar, buttons and sleeves (short or long) but must not be see-through or have additional accessories on it (e.g. studs etc). A V- neck jumper may be worn in place of a suit jacket but must be a plain coloured jumper (e.g. dark blue, grey, black, dark red, dark green NOT patterned or bright coloured). Shoes must be smart and sensible without high heels or stilettos

The following items WOULD NOT be considered to fit in with the principles of “smart business dress”:

  • Baggy, loose knit jumpers/cardigans, sweatshirts or hoodies
  • Jeans/denim or leather clothing
  • T shirts/Polo shirts/strappy tops
  • Sheer/See through blouses (unless a camisole style top is worn underneath)
  • Leggings and tight fitting trousers
  • Short skirts/Dresses (skirts should be close to knee length)
  • Facial Piercings
  • Trainers/Canvas shoes/pumps
  • Doc Marten style /Ugg boots
  • Unnaturally coloured hair or patterned/extreme hair styles

This is not a definitive list of items that are not permitted but it is designed to give guidance to students.

The final decision on what is and is not deemed smart will lie with MrD’Elia, Mrs Cowie and Mr Archer. Students who are not thought to be dressed appropriately may be sent home to change.

Post-16 Bursary

The 16-19 Bursary Fund helps 16 to 19-year-olds continue in education, where they might otherwise struggle for financial reasons.

Student Union Card Application

LCS 6th form students are eligible to apply for membership of the National Union of Students. Click the link below to sign up.

Use of the Facilities

  • LCS 6th Form students will have use of the Common Rooms and the Study Rooms from 8.00am until 5.30pm.
  • These facilities are for the use of LCS Sixth Form students, no students from other institutions or other years are permitted.
  • MP3 Players, iPods etc can be used in the common room and in the study rooms only, provided that their use does not interfere with other people’s studying. Sixth form students seen listening to devices around the site or who have headphones visible may have the device and headphones confiscated for the day or week – the same applies to mobile phones
  • Mobile phones should be switched off at all times, other than in the common room and should only, therefore, be used in the common room
  • Students are responsible for the safety of any mobile phones, personal stereos, MP3 Players, iPods etc. Littleover Community School accepts no responsibility for the loss of such items
  • Use of the table football game, playing cards etc is strictly only permitted before and after school and during breaks and lunchtime – NOT during private study/’free’ lessons.. Gambling is NOT permitted

Induction 2016

FAO: Students invited to the LCS 6th Form Induction Days

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to the Littleover Sixth Form Induction Days next week on Wednesday 6th July and Thursday 7th July.

Please register at the main reception at 8.30am and no later than 8.40am with the relevant equipment you would need for your taster lessons.

Dress code is smart casual. No ripped jeans or trainers please.

Both days are due to finish at approx. 1pm. However, on Thursday 7th from 1.30pm onwards there will be a recap of Wednesday’s session one for any students who are unable to attend on 6th July.

If you have not confirmed your attendance to the Induction Days or have confirmed but now cannot attend please reply to e.goodman@littleover.derby.sch.uk as soon as possible to enable the smooth administration of the two days.

More Info

A copy of the presentation used in the LCS 6th Form Welcome Assembly can also be downloaded below:

The document below is a guide to help students prepare for their subjects in September.

Year 12 - Summer Term Information

A copy of the letter containing important dates and information for Year 12 students in the summer term can be downloaded below: