Why Study at Cowley Sixth Form

Cowley Sixth Form is less than a mile from St Helens Town Centre and is easy to get to. Here are eight reasons why you should apply for a place:

  1. Ask anyone who has attended Cowley Sixth Form and they will tell you that we are a friendly college with staff who take the time to get to know you and help you realise your potential.
  2. You will be taught by a team of dedicated lecturers who are highly-experienced, highly qualified and approachable.
  3. We attract students from schools across St Helens, Warrington and Wigan. You will be studying with like-minded people who want to succeed in their studies and get on in life.
  4. The Sixth Form campus has its own canteen, library, study area, break out space and ICT suite.
  5. We offer wider range of academic subjects than other sixth forms, all on one site. The choice is yours.
  6. Our students are treated like adults.
  7. You will be supported every step of the way to make sure you are achieving your goals. In addition, our careers and education guidance team are here to help you with university and career choices as well as with study and personal support.
  8. We provide additional support for students who are considering universities such as Oxford, Cambridge or the Russell Group, or challenging careers such as medicine, dentistry, law and veterinary science.

Student testimonials

But don’t just take our word for it, we have also asked our students why they chose to study at Cowley Sixth Form:

“It feels like home because all students and staff are welcoming and want the best for you. The smaller class sizes are also beneficial and the class environment is more relaxed.”

“Because it provides great education and gives a great opportunity for students to enhance their learning.”

“I chose to go to Cowley because I was moving to St. Helens and I wanted to find the right option for me. Cowley has so many opportunities and freedoms that other sixth forms/colleges don’t have.”

“I liked Cowley High School with how much support they gave. Plus, what they offered on the course was really good and helpful.”

“Cowley Sixth Form offers a really personal experience you couldn’t get anywhere else. The classes are smaller and the teachers want to see you succeed in your subjects.”

“It is like a close-knit family as I know my teachers well and a lot of students here which makes it more comfortable. In addition, Cowley have quite a large variety of courses to choose from.”

“I knew that the teachers would work hard and help me to get the best grades possible like they did at GCSE.”

“Cowley gave me the better options for the subjects I wanted to do. Plus, the Musical Theatre course has always been known for their amazing students and performances.”

“I chose Cowley Sixth Form because I attended Cowley High and liked the idea of studying with teachers I already knew, as I know they are more than willing to help and provide support when needed.”

“I chose to study at Cowley Sixth Form because I liked the idea of having a fresh start after Year 11. After my first interview here, my heart was set on this college because of the positive atmosphere.”