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Gateshead College Sixth Form offers an experience that can’t be matched by many school sixth forms and other colleges. 

We’re in the top 10% of colleges in the country, our success rates outperform the sector by 8.2% and our students are more likely to succeed with us than with most other colleges.

We offer 20 A Level subjects and 10 vocational subjects. You can choose a combination of three or four A Levels or combine A Levels with a vocational subject. For a full list of AS Levels click here and A Levels click here.

Find out more about Gateshead College Sixth Form at our Enrolment Events.


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High Quality Teaching and Learning

Our approach to teaching and learning means you’ll be inspired to be the best you can be. With stretching targets, personalised study programmes, weekly reviews, a wealth of enrichment activities and a highly qualified, professional team, we develop both the academic and the ‘softer’ skills that ensure university and ultimately career success.


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Exclusive Teaching Partnership

Our exclusive science and maths partnership with Cardinal Hume Catholic School (Ofsted Grade 1 Outstanding) means you’ll benefit from some of the best science and maths teaching in the region.


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Join the Best Sport Academy in the Region

As a sixth form student, you can become a member of our Academy for Sport, one of the best sport academies in the region. Choosing from one of 12 academies including rugby, golf, football and athletics, you’ll receive personalised training and nutrition programmes, the chance to compete weekly and the opportunity to train in some of the best sport facilities in the country. 


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Work Experience Guaranteed

With a network of over 450 employers, we give can give you an inspirational work experience placement that helps build valuable skills employers want and provide practical examples for university applications.


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Learn in £80million Facilities

We’ve invested more than £80million on our world class campuses which include modern classrooms, a two-floor library, science labs, a 200-seat theatre, a choice of three places to eat, including a Costa Coffee, as well as relaxed social and study areas. Plus, you’ll get a free gym membership.


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Dedicated University Application Service

We have a strong track record of supporting our students into some of the best universities in the country and offer one to one support throughout the application process. 


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Top Quality Careers Guidance

We have a dedicated careers team, something many schools can no longer invest in. This highly qualified team will help you plan your A Level choices and university degree applications based on your career ambitions. 


Ofsted Outstanding

We’ve just been named the best college in the North East, the third best in the whole country and been awarded Outstanding by Ofsted.  

Why? Because we put everything we’ve got into making sure our students succeed. 


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