Providing outstanding support for our students is top of our priority list.
All Burnley College Sixth Form Centre students are offered the support they need throughout their courses to make sure they achieve the very best grades and move on to the University courses and careers that they want. Support for our students comes in many forms: Extra-curricular programmes: the Ambassador Scheme and Student Council to help nurture your inter-personal skills and help to build confidence and real workplace skills. The Elite Athlete programme: students who are passionate about their already flourishing sporting careers can continue their outstanding progress in their studies with rigorous strength and conditioning training and personalised development plans. Our Honours Programme: high achieving students who wish to progress still further can build their skills in dissertation writing, research and extra-curricular activities and residential trips that help to secure their places in the UK’s top Russell Group universities. You can find out more about our outstanding student support at our Full College Open Event on Wednesday 30 September. Click here for more information. Don’t just take our word for it – here are some of our students who are achieving their dreams thanks to the outstanding support, teaching and facilities available here ate Burnley College Sixth Form Centre. Aneila Afsar – Team GB Junior Athlete and high-achieving A Level student A level student and Commonwealth Championships Gold Medallist Aneila Afsar has been a member of the Elite Athlete Programme at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre since September 2014. “During the time since I joined the programme, my progress in my Taekwondo has improved immeasurably. The head of the Elite Athlete Programme is such a huge support in making sure I am effectively balancing my training with my academic studies.” Aneila, as well as winning gold in this year’s Commonwealth Championships in Edinburgh and taking the top title at the British International Open in London in July 2015, studies A Levels in History, Sports Science, Biology, Law and English. Annabel Moorhouse – Progressed to top university Annabel Moorhouse came to Burnley College Sixth Form Centre from Bowland High School with a passion for the English Language. After achieving exceptionally high A Level grades this year, Annabel has now progressed to her first choice university, The University of Edinburgh to read Linguistics; the 3rd best University in the world to study this subject. Simon Szarko – Gained outstanding results and progressed onto his dream course Simon Szarko achieved outstanding results on his Advanced Diploma in Electronic Engineering, and his passion for robotics has taken him to the University of the West of England to read robotics on one of the country’s most innovative courses on the subject. [pic]“I have always been interested in Robotics and have built robots as a hobby for a number of years. My course tutors have been so supportive in ensuring I achieved my triple distinction star and the Student Services team at the College ensured that my UCAS application showed the passion and enthusiasm I have for the topic I am studying.” Find out more about how we support our students at our open event on Wednesday 30 September Join the event page on Facebook and keep up to date with what will be happening on the night!
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