Welcome to the website of the Sixth Form College
situated in the historic Roman town of Colchester
Our aim is to provide a high quality supportive environment offering full-time academic and general education courses that equip students with the qualifications, skills and attributes for a successful future in higher education, employment, and life.
Online applications are now open. To apply online please click the Apply Now
link in the box on the right. Please contact our Admissions Department
if you experience any difficulties when applying online. For those who could not attend either of the Open Evenings we have a number of Information Mornings
. Please contact our Admissions Department
if you would like to attend one of these.
The Carol Service at St. Peter’s Church, North Hill, was provisionally fixed for 10 December. This has changed to 17 December 2013 – 7.30pm. All welcome.
From Sunday 13 October 2013
, Essex County Council have re-instigated their ‘trial’ relating to traffic arrangements in the central Colchester area. Details
Where Do I Start?
The online application process for September 2014 is now open. All applications must be made online. Please contact the College Admissions Department
if you wish to discuss the matter further. You may find the following links useful. Please note that copies of the 2014 Prospectus and Subject Information Sheets are available for immediate download from our Courses
Printed copies of our new 2014 Prospectus
are now available upon request. A downloadable electronic version is also available. Please use our Prospectus Request Form
to request a copy or navigate to our Document Library
to download the 2014 edition.
The online application facility will open at 8.00 am on Friday 25 October and close at midnight on Friday 31 January 2014.
Our students have achieved outstanding A and AS level grades in this summer’s exams. Described by Ian MacNaughton, College Principal, as: “Really fantastic. Their achievements are quite outstanding and they must be very warmly congratulated”. Full details here
Thank you over 1200 students and parents who completed the OFSTED online questionnaire. We were pleased to hear that 94% of you would be happy to recommend us to a friend! The Ofsted Inspection Report
published by Ofsted in March 2013, summarises grades awarded to the College, including overall judgement, and key strengths. Our downloadable version also contains the Ofsted Science Good Practice Report
. Please also see our news
page for further details.
Use the links below to access staff and student portals.
Staff and Student Portal
Staff and Student Webmail
A valid User ID and password is required to access these services
The College offers over 60 AS courses - including the return of our Product Design (Resistant Materials Technology)
AS-Level course. We also have a new BTEC Certificate in Applied Law Level 3
to supplement our AS-Level provision. Also available is the well-established and world-class International Baccalaureate
qualification. Course details, including introduction, entry criteria, course content, and examination details, can be downloaded in a printable format.
Click on the links that accompany the course information pages to find out more about our teaching departments and our students, or to see examples of student work and photographs from field trips and other college activities and events.
Downloadable documents for parents and students, such as the Students Handbook Charter and Diary, Additional Studies Handbook, 2013 Prospectus, the 2013 Ofsted Inspection Report, Student Leavers' Notes, Parents' Handbook, and more.
If you would like to book a place for our forthcoming Information Mornings, please navigate to our Admissions Department
for contact details. Dates for Information Mornings can be viewed here
Please click the link above to read news stories covering the educational, sporting, cultural and charitable activities and achievements of the students at the College. This includes details of ongoing projects to improve our environmental and sustainable position via a variety of tasks and initiatives.
Interactive map showing the location of the College with links to public parking around Colchester town centre showing pricing, etc.