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

26/03/19

Drama students set to tread the boards

Our Drama and Theatre Studies students are gearing up for a varied trio of performances at their end-of-year show next month.

The triple-header of performances will include Dario Fo, a comedy inspired by women, politics and society; Kneehigh, a storytelling-based production surrounding the stigma of mental health issues; and Antonin…

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14/02/19

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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04/02/19

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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01/02/19

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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