Cardiff Sixth Form College

Senior co-education school, Cardiff

Cardiff Sixth Form College has been ranked the top independent school in the UK over the past 12 years and offers both GCSE and A Level courses. The school has two campuses in Cardiff and Cambridge. 95% of students achieved A*-A grades in 2023 and 100% A*-B, with 38 students going onto study medicine and 11 to study law. 86% to top QS 100 universities worldwide and 55% went onto G5 universities - Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, LSE and UCL.

Teaching staff are all highly experienced with many having been examiners or inspectors in other schools. Highly rated by the pupils, staff offer one to one support, tutorials and academic enrichment on top of their extensive teaching programme. A designated careers team at the College drive and reinforce student passion for learning with excellent careers guidance, UCAS support, entrance to US and other international universities, lectures and work experience programmes.

There are over 40 different nationalities at Cardiff who live in state-of-the-art boarding accommodation comprising single en-suite bedrooms and studio apartments. Cardiff Sixth Form College also offers a wide range of extra and super curricular activities. Students take part in volunteering and international work experience programmes as well as academic competitions. Encouraged to undertake self-study, all students given practice in Critical Thinking, as well as extra tutor support, they are prepared for the various entry requirements of tests such as BMAT, LNAT and TSA and are able to compete for the most sought-after places at top universities.

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“Over 40 different nationalities all living and learning together in a highly motivating and exciting atmosphere.” Gareth Collier, Principal
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Head Mr Gareth Collier
School Type Senior co-education school
Junior Age Range 14 - 17
Senior Age Range 16 - 19
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Total Students 405
Youngest Boarder 14
Int'l Students 326