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Welcome to Leyton Sixth Form College


Whatever the nature of your preferred course, if you come to Leyton you will be sure to receive the following:

  • interesting and informative lessons taught by skilled and enthusiastic staff in modern, well-resourced facilities
  • comprehensive tutorial and pastoral support
  • the opportunity to participate in a number of different extra-curricular activities designed to be both enjoyable and to broaden your skills and experiences
  • excellent advice and guidance on your next steps into university or employment

As an intelligent young adult, you will also be invited to give your views on how the college is run and to volunteer for a number of representative and ambassadorial roles.  The whole package is designed to help you gain an excellent set of qualifications and a great deal more besides, within a friendly stimulating and supportive environment.

There are many colleges and school sixth forms with programmes for students who have completed their GCSEs.  Be sure to consider a selection of them before making your mind up where you would like to go.  If Leyton Sixth Form College seems an attractive proposition, come to one of our Open Days, talk to staff and students, find out about our excellent track record of exam results, have a look round the campus, - I think you will be impressed by all that you see and read.  If so, please submit an application to join us.

I wish you every success in your GCSE exams and look forward, all being well, to welcoming you as a student of Leyton Sixth Form College in September 2016.

 

With best wishes.

 

Kevin Watson

Principal

Facilities available

Leyton Sixth Form College has exceptionally good facilities for its students, which are purpose-built to ensure that all students have the best working environment. The College has benefitted from a £40 million redevelopment programme, providing the site with industry standard facilities including a theatre, sports hall, TV studio complete with a green screen, fitness suite, dance and drama studios and music rehearsal rooms.

Independent Study

The College has a range of modern facilities to allow students to extend their learning outside lesson times. Newly refurbished open study areas are staffed by experienced and helpful people who are on hand to offer expert advice.

The Hub

There are up to 90 computers available to book in advance or just drop in. All PCs allow almost unrestricted Internet access plus a range of general and course-specific software, image scanning and full colour or black and white printing. Headphones are available for audio-visual interaction.

The Library

To support your independent study, books and electronic resources are available on every conceivable topic. There is also a wide range of classic and modern fiction, subscriptions to all major newspapers and academic journals and an up-to-date selection of movie titles on DVD.

The Study

Another place to focus on your work, where dedicated staff will help you to reach your potential by supporting your literacy, numeracy and study skills. You can be referred by your teacher or just ask for whatever help you need in a friendly and supportive environment.

Social Areas

The newly refurbished coffee lounge called Quad Café and hot food area called EAT 10 are open until 2:30pm every day for meals and other refreshments. Vegetarian and Halal meals are included on the menu.

There are also attractive landscaped areas for recreation including a vast college field behind the college and two astroturfs for basketball and football.

Religious Observance

The College makes every effort to accommodate the multi-faith needs of the student and staff community wherever possible.

Accessibility

Leyton Sixth Form College aims to provide a site that is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Each building contains access to lifts and disabled toilet facilities. All building entrances are on ground level or have a ramp in place. Individual needs of students are assessed on a regular basis.

Learner success

Leyton Sixth Form is fiercely proud of its students and staff. Our success rate has been consistently growing each year. In 2015, we achieved a 99.7% A Level pass rate and a 100% pass rate on all Level 3 vocational courses.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 12 August 2016
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