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


Tutor Richard set for German exhibition

Our Art tutor Richard Kitson has received a special invitation to exhibit his work in Barnsley’s twin town, Schwäbisch Gmünd, in Germany.

The exhibition, entitled Richard Kitson: Portraits, will run from Saturday 16 March to Saturday 27 April in the Labor im Chor gallery within the Museum und Galerie…

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Alumni receive Women in Science accolades

Former Sixth Form College students Ella Spence and Maddie Jewitt have each been awarded Women into Science (2018) accolades for their achievements at Lancaster University.

Ella and Maddie received the award along with a prize of £600 from tailor and robe maker Ede & Ravenscroft, who supply robes for Lancaster University students…

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Students hear Holocaust survivor’s story

Our students have taken part in a live webcast with Holocaust survivor Harry Spiro BEM to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

The webcast allowed the students to learn about Harry’s experiences in the form of an interview with criminal law barrister and television personality Robert Rinder, better known as Judge Rinder….

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Students quiz MP

Our Politics students gained an insight into parliamentary life from Barnsley East MP Stephanie Peacock during a digital surgery conducted via video link.

The students had the opportunity to question Stephanie as part of the Digital Surgeries programme, created by social enterprise The Politics Project.

The Politics Project aims to…

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