Sixth Form College Farnborough
Hampshire, United Kingdom
About Sixth Form College Farnborough
The Sixth Form College Farnborough is a sixth form college located in the town of the same name, in Hampshire. The College had originally been a grammar school founded in 1936, becoming a full sixth form college in 1992. The college is co-educational, with over 3000 students aged 16-19. Since its establishment as a sixth form, the college has undergone extensive redevelopment and modernisation, and as a result can boast of a wide range of high-quality teaching and recreational facilities such as a brand-new purpose-built teaching block opened in 2010 containing teaching facilities for physics, electronics and photography among others.
Values and Vision
The Sixth Form College Farnborough offers a wide range of courses for its students, mainly consisting of A levels, BTECs and Cambridge Technicals. The latter two are primarily vocational courses, with the college working closely with local business and industry to ensure that these courses are relevant and respected for the modern workplace. Outside of the classroom, The Sixth Form College, Farnborough also works hard to properly provide for its students’ personal needs, taking care to understand the preferences of each individual. In addition to this, the college also works hard to foster a sense of community and co-operation among its students, with a wide range of enrichment activities such as sports on offer.
“Students value highly the range of opportunities available to them and the very high levels of academic and personal support they receive. Excellent teaching encourages students to become independent learners and to enjoy learning beyond the requirements of their examinations.”