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


Students quiz council leader

Our students had the opportunity to quiz Barnsley Council Leader, Cllr Sir Steve Houghton CBE, during a digital surgery conducted via video link.

The Politics students posted pressing questions to Cllr Houghton as part of the Digital Surgeries programme, created by social enterprise The Politics Project.


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Sixth Former Dominic addresses Parliament

Sixth Form College student Dominic Jones has spoken up on behalf of local youngsters in the House of Commons.

Dominic, of Kirkland Gardens, Monk Bretton, is a Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) for Barnsley and was involved in a discussion about lowering the voting age to 16 at the annual MYP…

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Students take Senior Maths Challenge

47 of our students have taken part in the Senior Maths Challenge, a competition which aims to stimulate mathematical problem solving.

The 90-minute challenge is devised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) and the paper contains 25 multiple choice questions, of which the final 10 are designed to be the most difficult….

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Student pivots into international competition

Barnsley Sixth Form College student, gymnast Megan Bridge, has been chosen to represent England at the International Leverkusen Cup in Germany.

The 17-year-old took up gymnastics aged five after sharing the same interest as her mum and joining the Barnsley Gymnastics Club. She now trains at Gymmagic in Leeds, where…

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