Why You Should Choose Durham Sixth Form Centre

If you're leaving secondary school this year and are thinking about your next steps, then Durham Sixth Form Centre may be the answer you're looking for.
Durham Sixth Form Centre

Leaving school can be a scary and daunting process. What are my next steps? What do I want to do with my life? Are just a couple out of many questions you will find yourself asking.

Durham Sixth Form Centre can help take the pressure off and allow you the opportunity to grow and succeed.

With their ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rating and A-level results in the top fifth of schools and colleges nationally, they know their students’ experience will be both successful and enjoyable.

They have also been honoured by being shortlisted in the prestigious ‘Sixth Form of the Year’ national TES FE Awards for three consecutive years. Other accolades, to name a few, include Investors in People Gold, Artsmark Platinum and Science Mark Gold, ensuring students receive first-class teaching and learning in a specialist post-16 environment.

Durham Sixth Form Centre are very proud of their long-standing reputation for helping students make the most of their abilities and aptitudes, based upon many years of consistent achievement and high academic success.

Students are offered a comprehensive careers programme, alongside personalised support to aid with future careers decisions, including the UCAS application process and alternative routes. They have been awarded the Quality in Careers Standard in recognition of outstanding careers and progression provision.

In addition to academic success, there is a wide range of activities and experiences to broaden horizons, develop and enhance skills and encourage students to aspire. Students will be equipped with all they need to become as successful and competitive as possible during their time at Durham Sixth Form Centre and beyond.

Students have access to programmes such as Gold Arts Award, Henry Smith Award, student-led clubs and societies, charity work and fundraising, health and wellbeing programmes including free gym sessions at the on-site Freeman’s Quay Leisure Centre, curriculum trips and visits, Extended Project Qualification and much more. Plus, with their enviable city-centre location, students have easy access to all the amenities Durham has to offer.

They look forward to welcoming students who have been offered a place to study with them this September at enrolment, which takes place from 23 – 26 August.


If you have any questions or for more information please visit durhamsixthformcentre.org.uk or call 0191 383 0708.

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