Solihull Sixth Form College
Solihull, United Kingdom
About Solihull Sixth Form College
Solihull Sixth Form College is a sixth form college for 16-19 year olds in Solihull and Birmingham. Part of the Summit Learning Trust, the college has more than 2,000 students. The large majority of courses are A levels, but vocational courses (mostly BTECs) 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
Solihull Sixth Form College 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 activities ranging from sport, drama, music, a volunteer project in The Gambia, a Pre-Medical School, a Psychology Research School and much more”
"Students enjoy their learning. They rightly feel valued and well supported by teachers in class. Students develop positive attitudes towards their learning.”