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Welcome to Barnsley Sixth Form College

Five great reasons to study at Barnsley Sixth Form College:

  • We are recognised as outstanding by Ofsted.
  • The pass rate for our 2016/17 cohort was 99%, with a 100% pass rate in 21 subjects.
  • We are the top college in Yorkshire for overall student satisfaction.*
  • Last year, our students went on to study at some of the country’s top universities including Bristol, Sheffield, Manchester, York and Leeds.
  • Our £18m Sixth Form building provides a first-class learning environment for our students.

*Department for Education Learner Satisfaction Survey 2017

Latest News


Rugby World Cup winner inspires students

To celebrate and raise awareness of International Women’s Day, Barnsley College’s Enterprise department created a day of talks with inspirational women speakers – including Rugby World Cup winner Maggie Alphonsi.

Over 400 students from across the College and Sixth Form attended. Each speaker had an individual interpretation of success…

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Cambridge student Rhys inspires Sixth Formers

University of Cambridge student Rhys Proud has returned to the Sixth Form College to inspire students by speaking about his experiences at an Oxbridge university.

Rhys is in his second year of studying Psychology at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge. He studied A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology at…

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Sixth Former Brandon addresses Parliament

Sixth Form College student Brandon Green has been speaking up on behalf of local youngsters in the House of Commons.

Brandon, from Royston, is the Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Barnsley and was involved in a discussion about improving public transport for young people at the annual MYP debate….

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Students reap benefits of access programme

Seventeen students have embarked on A Level courses after successfully completing an access programme at the Sixth Form College.

The Sixth Form’s Access to A Levels programme is aimed at students who did not initially meet the entry requirements for their chosen courses on leaving school.

Access to A…

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