Take your first steps towards a fantastic future by joining our modern Sixth Form Centre.

Bridge the gap between school and university in a supportive yet independent environment - study three or four subjects and make friends for life across the two years.

We are one of the largest Sixth Form Centres in County Durham with a reputation for success. We offer a wide choice of subjects, expert teaching, individual support and help to progress to university or employment.

Trailblaze the way to achieving your university and career aspirations. 

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Next steps after A-Levels

We have an outstanding learning environment to ensure that you develop the knowledge, skills and values required to thrive academically and to progress to university or into employment.  Last year 100% of our A-Level students who applied for undergraduate places were successful.

Our A-Level students go on to study at universities such as Cambridge, York, Exeter, Newcastle and Durham. Some students choose to progress onto one of the wide range of full and part-time degree level programmes offered here at .

We have an excellent relationship with universities and our students attend lectures and workshops in a university setting and visit higher education institutions, such as Oxford University, Cambridge University and Durham University, to help prepare for the next stage in their education journey.

Why choose A-Levels at ? 

We proudly celebrate a 100% pass rate in all A-Level subjects, with most of our students progressing to study at their first-choice university or securing a higher apprenticeship placement!

To sum up

A-Levels are two year, mainly theory-based courses with exams at the end. You will study three or four subjects which allows you to keep your options open.

A great choice for you if…

You perform well in exams and want to study more than one subject in depth.

You want to progress to university as, unlike school sixth forms, our Sixth Form Centre offers a challenging independent learning environment so you can level up ready for university study. 

Why is college better than school?

  1. All teachers are dedicated A-Level staff with expertise in their areas
  2. You will get the best of both school and college – more independence and outstanding support
  3. Smaller class sizes mean more engaging discussion in class and more accessible tutors
  4. Receive extensive support with your personal statement and applications to university/UCAS
  5. A wide range of extra-curriculum and scoial activities as part of our enrichment programme, helping you to develop a range of additional skills and personal qualities.

Be part of our Sixth Form Centre community and benefit from college facilities, such as onsite Starbucks, Costa, gym and salon & spa.