Welcome to Barnsley Sixth Form College

Five great reasons to join us:

  • We are recognised as outstanding by Ofsted.
  • The pass rate for our 2017/18 cohort was 98%, with a 100% pass rate in 18 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 Cambridge, Oxford, Lancaster, Manchester, Sheffield and York.
  • Our town centre building provides a first-class learning environment for our students.

*Department for Education Learner Satisfaction Survey 2017

Latest News


Students take Senior Maths Challenge

47 of our students have taken part in the Senior Maths Challenge, a competition which aims to stimulate mathematical problem solving.

The 90-minute challenge is devised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) and the paper contains 25 multiple choice questions, of which the final 10 are designed to be the most difficult….

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Student pivots into international competition

Barnsley Sixth Form College student, gymnast Megan Bridge, has been chosen to represent England at the International Leverkusen Cup in Germany.

The 17-year-old took up gymnastics aged five after sharing the same interest as her mum and joining the Barnsley Gymnastics Club. She now trains at Gymmagic in Leeds, where…

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Barnsley Sixth Form College celebrates A Level results

Barnsley Sixth Form College is celebrating another excellent set of A Level results with a 98% overall pass rate and a 100% pass rate in 18 subjects, including English, History, Information Technology, Mathematics, Physics and Politics. 

Nine out of 10 students achieved three…

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It’s official – we will be providing you more vegetarian and vegan choices

Barnsley College, Barnsley Sixth Form College and University Campus Barnsley’s Zest café staff members enjoyed a day of raising awareness of vegetarianism and veganism with industry expert Sam Platt, from The Vegetarian Society.

The staff members took the opportunity to learn about varieties of vegetarian and vegan dishes and…

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