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Welcome to Moorlands Sixth Form College

Moorlands Sixth Form College is a unique collaboration of three local high schools; creating a high achieving joint Sixth Form with a fantastic choice of A level and vocational course combinations.

The College is the Sixth Form for Painsley Catholic College, The Cheadle Academy and Moorside High School, and it also welcomes students from other high schools.



About us

As a College with a reputation for academic success and student engagement, we have very clear aims and expectations for ourselves and our students.  We aim to:


  • provide the best possible choice for our students
  • achieve the highest academic standards through excellent teaching and positive relationships
  • provide  support to enable students of all abilities to make a successful transition to post-16 advanced study
  • develop positive attitudes and skills for future study and employment
  • develop individual talents, interests and social skills


And for Painsley students to:

  • maintain the Catholic ethos based on Gospel values


Facilities available

Our learning environment provides excellent facilities for post-16 studies, with a wide range of specialist rooms and equipment specifically customised for post-16 subjects including laboratories in all sciences, a contemporary vocational suite, a drama studio, dedicated art, textiles and photography studios and a number of ICT suites for a wide variety of subjects plus access to sports facilities for both curricular and extra-curricular use.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 June 2015
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