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Welcome to our outstanding Sixth Form Centre. Achieve exceptional results; be inspired by passionate Tutors; feed your curiosity; broaden your horizons and grow as an individual at the Number 1 College in England*.  

*in the latest Government achievement tables for student achievement aged 16-18


A Level group Shot

Outstanding A Level Students celebrate a 100% pass rate with Principal Karen Buchanan on A Level Results Day 2020

A Level Student

Determined A Level Student Aisha Aslam gains the A*, A, A results she needs to study Biology at the University of Manchester

Approachable Tutors share their expertise and passion for their subjects in class and individually

Talented Students broaden their horizons and discover their place in society, taking their skills and knowledge to the next level

Chemistry star Sam Jackson is a step closer his goal of becoming a renown Professor at a top university after earning 4 A*s at A Level


Outstanding results make dreams come true

Every year, we are proud to celebrate alongside our students as they achieve outstanding results in their A Level and Vocational studies.

Take your place at one of the UK’s top universities

Our students’ exceptional results allow them to choose their ideal course at top universities, including the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford.


A-Level Pass Rate in 2021


Of students achieved at least one A Level A*- A grade


Of students achieved at least one A Level A*- B grade


Of students achieved at least one A Level A*- C grade


Students progressed to university-level study


We’re here to help.

At Burnley College we want to make sure you have all the information you need to start thinking about your future. So our amazing School Liaison Team have created an unrivalled online resource to help you with your choices after GCSEs.

Plus you can ask them anything! They’ll have the answers you need.

Whatever your dreams are for the future – we’re here to help.


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Experience Burnley College Sixth Form Centre

Whatever your vision for the future – there’s a place for you at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre – and we want to offer you the chance to discover just what that looks like.

Covid-19 may be disrupting life on so many levels but here at Burnley College we’re still offering you the opportunity to find out more about College life – either in person or digitally – whichever you prefer.

We’re looking forward to meeting you soon!



Applications now open for our additional T Levels

Our exciting T Level courses will provide you with the expertise; the practical skills and workplace experience to feed your curiosity and prepare you to take the next step towards a successful, rewarding career or university-level study.

If you’re passionate about Science or Healthcare; Construction; Digital; Education or Engineering these could be the ideal option for you after GCSEs.

T Levels


Qualifications explained

We will work with you on an individual basis to find the perfect route for you after GCSEs. A route that matches your learning style and will help make your dreams come true.



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Discover more at Burnley College

Stay active, achieve more

We’re serious about the benefits sports and fitness can bring to all aspects of life and can help you find the perfect activity to suit your needs and goals.

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Honours Society

Stand head and shoulders above the rest when applying to study at the UK’s top universities – including the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford.

Honours society

Extra-Curricular Activities

Broaden your horizons, discover a new passion, make friends and grow in confidence through an eclectic range of exciting and educational activities.


Year 10/11 Programmes

Make a headstart and discover more about your favourite subjects and gain vital experience to talk about in your College interview.

BC Programmes