16-19 tuition hours: International comparisons

Research commissioned by SFCA looks into tuition hours and curriculum breadth. 

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Annual Report 2015 - 2016

Click here to view SFCA's latest Annual Report.

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SFCA Funding Impact Survey 2016

SFCA has pubished its latest funding impact survey report for 2016.

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New Pay Framework for Sixth Form Colleges

Members can now login to read documents on the new pay framework.

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VAT implications of academising

MPs urge Chancellor to address “unintended consequence” of SFCs academising

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Key Facts & Figures


The Sixth Form Colleges Association is the authoritative voice of sixth form education in England. SFCA promotes, represents and supports the 90 Sixth Form Colleges in England, as well as a growing number of 16-19 providers. 

Our Key Facts and Figures publication showcases the evidence for Sixth Form Colleges, highlighting their place as an invaluable asset to the education system.





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Featured Colleges

Cirencester CollegeLocation: Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1XACirencester Sixth Form College is an Ofsted recognised Outstanding College. With a broad range of courses suitable for all abilities, interests and career aspirations, Cirencester ensures that students achieve their full potential through individual student tutorials, tracking, support and varied enrichment programmes.
Sir John Deane's CollegeLocation: Monarch Drive, Northwich, Cheshire, CW5 8AFSir John Deane’s College has been consistently ranked in the country’s top 10 Sixth Form Colleges for exam success since records began. In 2012 the college recorded a 98.6% pass rate – with an outstanding 100% pass rate in 26 A Level subjects (over 30% of results were A or A* grades). The college is also a founder member of the Maple Group of colleges which represents England’s most successful providers of post-16 education.
Shrewsbury Sixth Form CollegeLocation: Priory Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1RXShrewbsury Sixth Form College is a highly successful college, ranked in the top 20 of sixth form colleges nationally in 2012. Based in the heart of Shrewsbury, we offer full-time A level and BTEC courses for over 1500 students aged 16-19 years now across two campuses. 98.9% of students in 2012 were awarded pass grades, with 53.7% achieving A*-B.
Scarborough Sixth Form CollegeLocation: Sandybed Lane, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 5LFScarborough Sixth Form College is a small open access College with about 1,050 full-time students. In 2012 it had an excellent pass rate of 99% for A levels with 51% of students achieving A*- B grade, with positive value-added. For its BTEC National provision, the College is in the top 10% of providers in the country, by value-added, with 73% gaining Distinction* or Distinction.
Saint Vincent CollegeLocation: Mill Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4QASt Vincent is an historic campus located on the coastline of Portsmouth Harbour. We provide a wide range of courses which reflects the diverse needs of our local community. This includes a broad A level provision and Vocational course offer. This includes the development of our expertise in the field of Marine Engineering, Hairdressing and specialist provision for students with high level LLDD.