Welcome to Barnsley Sixth Form College

Five great reasons to join us:

  • We are recognised as outstanding by Ofsted.
  • The pass rate for our 2020/21 cohort was 99.6%, with a 100% pass rate in 26 subjects.
  • 100% of our 2020/21 cohort progressed to university, further study or employment.
  • Last year, our students went on to study at some of the country’s top universities including Oxford, Liverpool, Sheffield and York.
  • Our town centre building provides a first-class learning environment for our students.

Latest News


Barnsley College is Outstanding!

Barnsley College was recognised as Outstanding by Ofsted at its inspection in March 2022, making it the first FE college in Yorkshire to achieve this grading under the new Education Inspection Framework!

The inspection looked at the quality of provision, student behaviour and learning outcomes across all areas and the College…

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Sixth Form student bags success

Sixth Form College student, Sophie Noble, spotted a gap in the accessory market and turned her entrepreneurial initiative into a business, Soph’s Ringss.

At the age of 14, Sophie had attempted to secure a handful of part-time jobs but after being unsuccessful and always spotting gaps in the market for…

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Sixth Formers go to Oxford

Our Sixth Form College students had the opportunity to learn about life at a top university when they visited the University of Oxford.

The trip enabled the students to engage in a number of university-level sessions including subject-specific Law and History of Music in Film sessions.

A tour of the…

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Chemistry students find the winning formula

Students Jayden Camm, Patrick Shakesby and Regan Thomas teamed up to triumph in a chemistry challenge open to our students.

The trio worked successfully as a team to claim first prize in the College’s Schools Analyst Competition, which links in with the UK-wide challenge run by the Royal Society…

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