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


It’s official – we will be providing you more vegetarian and vegan choices

Barnsley College, Barnsley Sixth Form College and University Campus Barnsley’s Zest café staff members enjoyed a day of raising awareness of vegetarianism and veganism with industry expert Sam Platt, from The Vegetarian Society.

The staff members took the opportunity to learn about varieties of vegetarian and vegan dishes and…

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Will’s artwork goes under the hammer

Our student Will Ward is preparing to see his artwork go up for auction after wowing the judging panel of a young artists’ competition.

Will, of Kingstone Grange, Kingstone, was one of 32 people aged between 11 and 18 to have work selected for auction through the Young Artists Collection competition.

The theme…

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An evening of celebration for exceptional students

Students from across Barnsley College and Barnsley Sixth Form College were acknowledged for their outstanding achievements at the annual Student Awards.

The awards ceremony saw 11 awards presented, including the Achievement Award, Apprentice of the Year, Equality and Diversity Award, Outstanding Feedback from an Employer, Overcoming Adversity, Progression Award, Societies Award,…

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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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