Welcome to Barnsley Sixth Form College

Five great reasons to join us:

  • We are recognised as outstanding by Ofsted.
  • The pass rate for our 2018/19 cohort was 99%, with a 100% pass rate in 20 subjects.
  • Last year, our students went on to study at some of the country’s top universities including Cambridge, Oxford, Lancaster, Manchester, Sheffield and York.
  • Our town centre building provides a first-class learning environment for our students.

Latest News


Latest Reopening Update – 2nd March 2021

Barnsley Sixth Form College is working hard to ensure our mass testing is up and running from Thursday 4th March.

Departments will be in touch with students (via text message) with details on their individual testing day. time and location. There are seven testing facilities across the College, so please…

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Re-opening Statement – 23 February 2021

Dear Student/Parent

Following the Government’s announcement on 22 February, we are developing plans for a phased reopening of on-site teaching from Monday 8th March.

Barnsley College has been routinely testing students and staff that have been on-site since January, and the capacity for asymptomatic testing will be expanded in…

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Students talk poetry with Dame Carol Ann Duffy

Our English Literature students enjoyed a timely online poetry reading with Dame Carol Ann Duffy.

37 Year 13 students joined the reading with Dame Carol, the former Poet Laureate, who selected poems to read from a number of her publications and…

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Message for the parents of Year 12 Students

Dear Parent/Guardian*

Barnsley Sixth Form College Parents’ Progress Event

Your son/daughter will receive their report in the post. This is to ensure the reports are delivered securely. The report is a reflection of how well your son/daughter is progressing in year 12 of their A level…

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