Learning

Colleges & Sixth Forms

Below are links to several local colleges and sixth forms where you can find information about open days and applying for the college of your choice.

Taking a look at these post-16 options can really help with:

Why not take this interactive quiz by NCN to help you decide what type of course might suit you for life after GCSEs?

What is Sixth Form like?

Why not take a look at this presentation from Bluecoat Sixth Form, which shows what a typical week looks like.

A week in the life of a Bluecoat Sixth Former

The Parents’ Guide to T Levels

T Levels are an exciting new option in sixth form education that provide a recognized qualification tailored to industry needs and skills. It’s a great choice for students that want to learn practical skills relevant to certain jobs, regardless of whether they want to go on to study for a degree, take alternative further education or go straight into the workplace after sixth form.

Introduced in 2020, T Levels are a vocational alternative to A levels (because they focus on industry) and include practical study as well as classroom learning.

If you (or your child) are considering whether to take one, download a free parent guide to help make the right choice! The guide includes information on:

  • What’s involved and where it might lead afterwards
  • The subject choices available as of 2022
  • What they’ll learn on the course
  • The qualifications needed to take them
  • The Transition Programme for those struggling to meet minimum entry requirements
  • The industry placement
  • A summary of alternative options if T Levels are not right for them

Sixth Forms

Colleges

Contact Us

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Sutton Passeys Crescent
Wollaton Park
Nottingham
NG8 1EA

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Tel: 0115 900 7210

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