Annual Mathematics Competition 2018

Enter our annual competition to win the 2018 team Mathematics trophy

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Parent & Carers Guide

Download a copy our new guide for parents and carers

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Theatre In Education Tour

A unique performance created by BTEC Performing Arts students


The Honours Programme

Open to students with a strong academic profile

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Raising Aspirations Youth Programme (RAY)

Join our Raising Aspirations Youth Programme for year 9 pupils.

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Performing Arts Academy

Gain greater access to the performing arts & theatre

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Outstanding Results 2017!

99% Pass Rate

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Bursary & Travel Grant

Apply now for your bursary & grant

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Literacy Matters

Aiming for outstanding literacy

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Futures Academy

Boost your academic and career prospects

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Personalised Prospectus

Create your own prospectus

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Welcome to Bolton Sixth Form College

We are the only specialist sixth form college in the town. Our state-of-the art town centre campus provides students with the very best facilities to support their chosen programme of study.


The college has a culture of high aspirations and expectations; we are very proud of our students and their exceptional levels of achievement and progression. Students at Bolton Sixth Form College outperform the national results with a 99% pass rate. If you are interested in applying, you are very welcome to visit our College and to speak to staff and students at our Open Events and Taster Days. We look forward to meeting you. 


Latest News

Biology Students Explore Biodiversity

Posted: 10/05/2018

Second year students had a trip to Formby sand dunes to practice ecology survey techniques. The field trip was part […]

Students Perform For Homeless Charity

Posted: 10/05/2018

Performing Arts students took to the stage with an amazing performance of Alan Ayckbourn’s A Small Family Business. The production delves […]

Students Celebrate International Midwives Day at Royal Bolton Hospital

Posted: 08/05/2018

As part of Bolton Sixth Form’s collaboration with the Bolton NHS Trust, Futures Academy students were invited to attend the […]

Students Experience Life As A Soldier

Posted: 19/04/2018

Public Services students took part in a week long Army insight course at Swynnerton Army Training Camp in Stoke. They […]


Our Events

Theatre in Education Tour

11th June 2018

BTEC Performing Arts students present a unique piece of drama focusing around themes of mental health, body image and social […]

Annual Team Mathematics Competition 2018

28th June 2018 , 1.30pm-2.30pm

Calling year 10 pupils! Join us for our Annual Team Mathematics Competition 2018. Thursday 28th June 2018 1:30pm – 2:30pm […]

Law Society

Interested in Law? What is the Law Society? The Law Society at BSFC is for students aged 14+ who are […]

Performing Arts Academy

If you are considering studying any of the performing arts subjects at College then please register your interest by filling in […]