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


Our GAINSpace mindfulness zone is officially open!

Our students now have the opportunity to take a break from their studies by visiting a specialised mindfulness area on campus.

The GAINSpace area was officially opened by former student Holly Ullyott at a special launch event attended by students, Principal Denise Jelly and Barnsley College governors.

Holly, 19, of Roebuck…

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Joe shortlisted for international scholarship

Our student Joe Worley has been shortlisted for a prestigious new international scholarship.

Joe is studying A Levels in Computer Science, Maths and Further Maths and applied for the Peter Watson International Scholarship, which was open to any student doing a science-related extended research project.

18-year-old Joe, of Monk Bretton,…

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Horizon pupils sample life at Barnsley Sixth Form College

Year 10 pupils from Horizon Community College have enjoyed a taste of life at Barnsley Sixth Form College.

A group of 25 pupils spent a day at the Sixth Form where they learned more about A Level study by attending taster classes in Law, Science and Sociology run by tutors and students….

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Tutor Richard displays a decade of portraits

Original artwork by our Art and Design tutor Richard Kitson is to be displayed in the town’s Cooper Gallery over the next two months.

Richard’s free exhibition ‘A Decade of Painting of Life, 2008-2018’ was launched earlier this month and includes over 25 portraits and drawings which were created…

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