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The Sixth Form

The Sixth Form

OUR MISSION

You can choose from a range of complementary activities to take part in to boost your CV and university or employment application. Combined with our unique specialism of entrepreneurship to help you develop skills and qualities looked for by universities and employers, you will be stretched and challenged in new ways.

My opinion was always listened to and valued. The Sixth Form gave me a tailored timetable that helped me thrive.

Josh - DACA Sixth Form Student

OUR VALUES

In common with all other providers within the Aldridge Education’s family, the Sixth Form actively creates learning experiences and environments which enable all students to be:


CAPABLE - INDEPENDENT - ENTREPRENEURIAL - PROUD - PRAISED - RESPECTFUL - HEALTHY - SAFE AND HAPPY - WELL-ADVISED - RESPONSIBLE - WELL-EQUIPPED 

Why you should join us

 Do it your way

You can choose from a range of  A Levels and BTECs. You can also combine A Levels and BTECs in the combination that suits your personal strengths. 

 

Progression

You will receive outstanding help when applying for university, further training or employment. More than 70% of Leavers progress on to university each year, including Oxbridge and the Russell Group.

Value Added

Our value-added results are some of the highest in the region. This means our students significantly exceed their predicted grades based on GCSE results.

Facilities

Our state of the art, well-equipped classrooms and dedicated Sixth Form study facilities will enable you to excel in your subjects and develop your independent learning skills.

Personalised

You will receive the highest quality teaching, care and guidance. We regard every student as special, unique and talented and our experienced, friendly and caring staff take the time to get to know the real you. We always go ‘the extra mile’ to help you fulfil your potential.

Enrichment

You can choose from a range of complementary activities to take part in to boost your CV and university or employment application. Combined with our unique specialism of entrepreneurship to help you develop skills and qualities looked for by universities and employers, you will be stretched and challenged in new ways.

Support 

We have plenty of people on hand to help you in any situation, including a Sixth Form Pastoral Manager, Sixth Form Personal Tutors, Student Services and a professional Counsellor.  We also provide financial support to help with the costs of Post 16 education. Please contact us for an informal and confidential discussion. 

Transport

Situated in the heart of Darwen with excellent road, rail and bus links, we are very convenient for students at schools, academies and colleges throughout Darwen, Blackburn and all surrounding areas. Subject to personal circumstances we can also assist with bus and train passes.

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The sixth form goes from strength to strength!

Ofsted

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