The Sixth Form College, Solihull
Solihull, United Kingdom
About The Sixth Form College, Solihull
The Sixth Form College, Solihull is a sixth-form college for 16- to 19-year-olds in the town of Solihull, West Midlands. The college has more than 2,350 students. The large majority of courses are A-levels, but vocational courses are also available.
Founded in 1974, the college boasts extensive sport facilities, as well as a library containing tens of thousands of books and digital resources. The Sixth Form College, Solihull has official links with a number of other educational institutions, including secondary schools and universities, via the Specialist Academies project.
Values and vision
The Sixth Form College, Solihull emphasises flexible study, with students having the freedom to select a wide variety of subjects in any combination. The college provides extensive support for students completing Extended Project Qualifications, as well as offering a number of BTEC and CACHE courses to supplement this. As part of the college’s ethos of academic flexibility, extra-curricular activities are also well supported, with many of these leading to additional rewards and qualifications, such as the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.
"The drive to secure improvement has developed a harmonious learning culture and there is a strong emphasis on high expectations and aspirations. Well planned and coherent strategies have improved outcomes for students and staff have responded positively to these initiatives."