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Online applications for 2023 Entry are now closed. In extenuating circumstances late applications may be considered. Please email if this applies to you. Please click the links below for more information about our admissions process..

Exam Results

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The Sixth Form College is celebrating another year of outstanding exam success for students. Please click the links below to find out more.


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We offer over 50 A Level courses - probably the largest range of options available in any college in the country. Options include familiar subjects but also many that are not usually available at GCSE. A number of Additional Studies courses are also available. Please click the links below for further details.

Your Care

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We all have difficulties and face challenges in our lives at times and any one of us may find we need to seek help or support. There are a number of ways students can find help. The first port of call should be their personal tutor; please click the links below detailing a range of places where students can find the support they may need.


Please visit the links below for downloadable documents for parents and students, including the Students Handbook Charter and Diary, Additional Studies Handbook, Prospectus, the 2018 Ofsted Inspection Report, Student Leavers' Notes, Parents' Handbook, occasional Students' Notes, and more. Please contact our admissions team via the contact page on our website if you would like text only accessible versions of these documents.

Find Out More

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Please click on the links below to listen to what our staff and students have to say and find out more about the sporting, cultural and charitable activities and achievements of the students at the College.

Your Progression

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The Careers Department has a specialist team of staff and many resources to help you to make decisions about your future. Resources are used in the weekly tutorial programme and special events are planned throughout the year to ensure you make informed choices about your future. You may also book careers appointments regarding advice and guidance, on a one-to-one basis, at any time. Please visit the links below for further details.


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Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance to us. Here you will find essential information for students, parents and others, including who to contact and what to do if you have a concern. Please click the links below for further information about our pastoral care and the range of support available to our students, see Your Care.

College Facilities

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At the Sixth Form College, we teach all of our courses in specialist sixth form accommodation on one purpose-built site, located in a very accessible central area of Colchester. There are seven separate buildings, all specifically focused upon the academic teaching, learning and wider experiences appropriate for 16-19 year olds. Please visit the links below for further details.


Please visit the link below to download a copy of our prospectus. If you would like an accessible word version of the content please contact our admissions team via the contact section of this website.

For Parents

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Please visit the links below for information and guidance useful to parents/guardians of students currently enrolled at the Sixth Form College, as well as those of students considering making an application, including information regarding transport, student finance and important dates. Updated regularly.

Additional Studies

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The College is a vibrant young adult community and there is a great deal going on. A very wide-ranging programme of Additional Studies and extra-curricular activities is available, providing a large number of sporting, creative and cultural opportunities to all students. Please see the Prospectus for further details: