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Blackburn Sixth Form opened in September 2021. This exciting redevelopment project has meant that the Sixth Form is now the place to study A-Levels in Blackburn.

Why Blackburn Sixth Form?

Blackburn Sixth Form is a truly special place where students are both encouraged to achieve their academic goals, as well as develop into well-rounded, professional young adults.

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A teaching team who specialise in teaching A-Levels

The team at Blackburn Sixth Form are specialist A-Level teachers who focus purely on teaching students aged 16-18. Many of the teachers are External Examiners. This means the team have the latest knowledge to support you in achieving the best A-Level results possible - and as such the best University.

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A timetable that works for you

Students at Blackburn Sixth Form enjoy a four-day timetable. You'll attend classes 4 days a week and on the 5th day will be able to focus on completing assignments as well as under-taking work experience. You will be able to use this 5th day to make sure you also enjoy extra-curricular activities that you can add to your UCAS form.


A competitive application process

The application process to Blackburn Sixth Form is competitive and places are in demand. To ensure you do not miss out, applications for September 2023, should be made by Thursday 9th February 2023.

Morgan Grimshaw holding his FE Star Award with the principal and another man

I would never have been able to apply for a place to study Law at the University of Oxford had it not been for the support and encouragement of Blackburn Sixth Form.

Morgan Grimshaw - A-Levels
  • Large lecture theatre

    Built to enable students to get used to university-style learning.

  • Newly-opened student space, the Pavillion

    A great place for students to enjoy downtime, catch up with friends or hold small revision sessions.

  • Industry-standard laboratories

    Helping microbiologists, doctors, pharmacists and veterinary surgeons get into their chosen careers.

  • Starbucks cafe

    One of three Starbucks cafes on campus serving the famous coffee 40% cheaper than the high street.

Explore Blackburn College

Visit our campus

It couldn’t be easier to discover our campus, situated close to Blackburn town centre, we’re easily accessible by public transport and car.

How to get to us
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