Over the past two weeks, the new group of year 12 students have been settling into Sixth Form life. This year, as part of social distancing measures, they even get to use the old staff room as their common room.
We spoke to a group of year 12s enjoying their lunch in the sunshine. Mela, who has joined the Sixth Form from a different school, says she has enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere at City. 'Everyone is so welcoming', she says, 'and at Sixth Form there is a real feeling that 'the school trusts you'.