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Ashton Sixth Form College

Ashton Sixth Form College has been providing quality education to school leavers for many years and continues to grow and develop to meet the demands of local people.

The College is a major provider of the highest quality academic and vocational education in the area. We currently have 2000 students on a range of courses including AS and A levels and vocational programmes at advanced and intermediate levels.

The College also has around 1000 part-time adult students per year on courses from Level 1 to Higher Education. Courses for adults are run on site during the day or in the evenings or at community venues and out at employer premises.

Our college community includes over 200 dedicated staff who are focused on ensuring that all our students have every opportunity to learn, enjoy and achieve at college and ultimately progress successfully to higher education, employment or training.

Reasons to choose Ashton Sixth Form College:

- We have consistently outstanding and significantly above average high grades on Level 2 and Level 3 vocational programmes.

- We are the largest provider of Level 3 courses in the area which gives students a diverse range of academic and vocational subjects to choose to study.

- There is an expanding Lifelong Learning division of the college which provides quality adult education with a wide range of courses including Foundation Degrees, NVQs in Child Care or Teaching Assistant, Customer Service and ICT, Maths and English courses.

Address details Ashton under Lyne Sixth Form College Darnton Road Ashton-under-Lyne Lancashire OL6 9RL
Telephone 0161 330 2330 Website address

Age groups

16 years To 99 years

Opening times

  • Mon (09:00 - 16:00)
  • Tue (09:00 - 16:00)
  • Wed (09:00 - 21:00)
  • Thu (09:00 - 21:00)
  • Fri (09:00 - 16:00)

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Both teaching and support staff are experienced in supporting students who have a wide range of conditions including visual and hearing impairment, dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Asperger's syndrome, mobility issues and a wide range of medical conditions.

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