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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


Sixth Former Brandon addresses Parliament

Sixth Form College student Brandon Green has been speaking up on behalf of local youngsters in the House of Commons.

Brandon, from Royston, is the Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Barnsley and was involved in a discussion about improving public transport for young people at the annual MYP debate….

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Students reap benefits of access programme

Seventeen students have embarked on A Level courses after successfully completing an access programme at the Sixth Form College.

The Sixth Form’s Access to A Levels programme is aimed at students who did not initially meet the entry requirements for their chosen courses on leaving school.

Access to A…

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Parents invited to information evening

Parents and carers of Year 11 school children will have the opportunity to find out more about the courses available at Barnsley College and Barnsley Sixth Form College at a Parent Information Evening on Thursday 28 September, 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

Making decisions on what to do after school can be a daunting…

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Sixth Form prepares James for Navy life

Former Sixth Form College student James Hughes is on course to become one of the youngest commissioned officers in the Royal Navy.

The 19-year-old, of Stairfoot, started his Navy training at Dartmouth in May after completing A Levels in Maths, Physics and Geography in the summer of 2016.

James believes the…

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