Tes FE Podcast: Victims of their own success?

Sarah Simons speaks to Jonathan Prest about the fate of sixth-form colleges – and whether they are a victim of their own success

Where does the government's focus on apprenticeships and T levels leave sixth form colleges, many of which are struggling for funding?

Tes columnist Sarah Simons talks to Jonathan Prest, principal of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College in Eastleigh, Hampshire, about the existential crisis that some sixth-form colleges are experiencing.

With so much of the focus in government policy on apprenticeships and T levels, what does the future hold for the sixth-form college sector? And how has Barton Peveril Sixth Form College managed to grow student numbers?

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