About Us

Principal's welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to The Sixth Form Bolton. We are the only specialist Sixth Form in the town and the largest provider of A Level studies in the borough. Our teachers concentrate on programmes that are for students aged 16-19. Our state-of-the art town centre campus provides students with the very best facilities to support their chosen programme of study. The Sixth Form has a

Our vision, mission and values

Our Vision To be an outstanding Sixth Form and pursue excellence in everything we do. Our Mission To provide educational excellence which releases potential and promotes individual achievement in an environment where diversity is valued and students and staff are led, supported, challenged and encouraged to reach for their best in everything they do. Our Values Our core values are

Outstanding results

The Sixth Form Bolton is pleased to celebrate another year of excellent Advanced Level results, affirming our position as a nationally high achieving Sixth Form College. With students studying both academic and vocational qualifications performing above national benchmarks, leavers are now celebrating progressing onto top universities, or into apprenticeships and employment. This year’s


“A safe, secure environment” where “students develop their confidence and resilience to help them achieve and progress” Staff and students at The Sixth Form Bolton are delighted to once again be recognised as a Good college following a recent Ofsted inspection in October 2023. The Ofsted report commended the many positive practices that are taking place across all aspects of The Sixth Form.


As a student at The Sixth Form, you will have access to modern learning spaces and the latest equipment and technologies, ensuring you develop the skills needed to progress into your chosen career. All your learning is based is one contemporary centre which houses a range of outstanding facilities that are meticulously maintained and continuously updated. Our facilities include: All

Virtual Tour

Let us show you around The Sixth Form Bolton, take a 3D tour of our contemporary and modern campus, situated on Deane Road in the town centre . All classrooms are fitted with the best technology and interactive screens. Our facilities include: Art Studios B6 Bistro – Ground Floor Careers Hub Gym Learning Resource Centre Music Technology Suites Performance Theatre & Dance Studio Quiet

DfE Performance tables

As a student at The Sixth Form Bolton, we put you at the heart of everything we do. Our staff are committed to ensuring that you achieve your potential – and more! In becoming a Sixth Form student, you will be joining one of the highest performing colleges in the North West of England. The college has a culture of high aspirations and expectations; we are very proud of our students and their

British Values

The Sixth Form Bolton is proud to promote the fundamental British Values of: Democracy The rule of law Individual liberty Mutual respect for and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs and for those without faith These values underpin the college community and are lived out through our ethos. We celebrate and promote difference and diversity and foster a culture of tolerance

Equality and Diversity

The Sixth Form Bolton’s Single Equality Scheme has been informed by the Single Equality Act (2010) which brought together different former strands of equality legislation covering age, disability, ethnicity, gender, transgender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation and socio-economic inequalities. Equality & Diversity The Sixth Form’s approach to equality is focused on everyone being


Safeguarding is defined by the government as ‘The process of protecting children from abuse or neglect, preventing impairment of their health and development, and ensuring they are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care that enables children to have optimum life chances and enter adulthood successfully.’ The Sixth Form is committed to the safety and


The Governors at The Sixth Form Bolton are volunteers from all walks of life who come together with the common goal of supporting the educational ethos of The Sixth Form, ensuring its financial integrity, and maintaining a sustained quality of provision for its students. The role of the Corporation (Governing Body) is extremely important and varied. The main responsibilities are: To determine

Visitor Information

Welcome to The Sixth Form Bolton. Please take the opportunity to read the information below, which contains important information in relation to personal safety, safeguarding and our commitment to promoting equality and diversity. We hope you have an enjoyable and safe visit. We pride ourselves on providing an environment in which all staff, students and visitors feel safe and respected. We

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