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Your progression is a focus for us, as much as it is for you. It is about your progression from week to week and term to term in all aspects of your learning and development.

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Rise Above

Gateway Sixth Form College supports around 1,250 learners from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland providing a range of vocational and academic qualifications from Entry level 1 to A Levels/Level 3. Based in Hamilton, Leicester, the college is situated on a purpose built 12 acre site. Gateway strives to deliver ‘excellence in education’ and enables students to have a personalized learning experience aiming to challenge, inspire and motivate regardless of a student’s background or ability.

Outstanding Facilities and Student Progression

Autumn 2020 Applications Now Open

We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career. We help them succeed in their career and to discover a field they’re passionate about and dare to lead it.

Gateway College is known not only for the excellent support we give to each and every one of our students, but also that final little push we all need to be better than our best!

The 2019 exam results show there has been a further increase in student’s achievements as the College continues to show progress in the improvements it is making. A Level results are up by 7.5% from 2018 and we see high grades (A*, A and B) particularly ascending in Further Maths, Fashion & Textiles, Law and Media… 

Open Events 2019

In 2019, we achieved higher grades, saw more students off to university and higher apprenticeships and achieved greater progression from Level 2 and Level 3.
If you missed our Open Day, you can book your FREE place onto our upcoming Open Evening and change your future.
Our events are open to all Year 10 and Year 11 students as well as parents/carers.

News & Updates

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  • Great news from Ofsted!

    After fantastic results this summer and seeing more students progress onto university, apprenticeships and employment, we are thrilled to have received Grade 2 (Good) from Ofsted! ” The large majority of students are very happy with the education they receive. Many say that college staff go beyond their expectations and provide extra help and support...
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  • Gateway Student Wins Dream Job at Liberty London!

    Congratulations to Imogen Sharpe who began to realise her career ambitions here at Gateway College on the BTEC Extended Diploma in Art and Design Foundation course back in 2014. Her creative flair in drawing and illustration has led her to graduate this summer from Loughborough University School of Arts and to find her dream job...
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  • GCSE and Vocational results success!

    Core skills results are significantly higher than that of national average this year Grade 3 students have exceptionally boosted their grades in Core Skills: We have seen 70% of students achieve Grade 4 and above in GCSE English – this has increased by almost 20% since last year!* While in GCSE Maths, 78% of students...
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  • A Level And Level 3 Results Rise At Gateway Sixth Form College

    This summer it has not only been the temperatures that have soared to record heights but also students’ exam results at Gateway Sixth Form College. At Gateway College, students progression is key and all study is supported by the College Careers and Employer Engagement Teams who provide individual advice and guidance, bespoke work placements, industry...
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Take a look at the upcoming events at the college
03Dec

Gateway Open Evening 2019

5:00 pm - 7:00 pmGateway College

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After fantastic results this summer and seeing more students progress onto university, apprenticeships and employment, we are thrilled to have received Grade 2 (Good) from Ofsted! 👍
Read the full report here:
https://files.api.ofsted.gov.uk/v1/file/50122074 .
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#ThrowbackThursday when Gateway Sweet Market supported #ChildrenInNeed with the sale of their handmade yellow boxes and other treats. Enterprise skills and a good cause for charity!
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Thanking all students and staff who contributed on this special day!
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#WordOnTheStreet competition
Open to all students and staff! 😃💡📸🖊️
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Vocal coach Alex assisted our A Level Law students on speech and presentation as they prepare for participating in Bar Mock Trials 👩‍⚖️
Find out more about our Humanities department - 
Come to our Open Evening!
🔍Search 'Eventbrite Gateway College Open Evening'
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Take a look at our brand new prospectus with all the info about our wide academic and vocational curriculum!
📘 https://rb.gy/96e2da
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Gateway Sixth Form College is number one in the country at delivering Foundation Level 3 Qualifications and has the highest achievement rate for 16-18 year olds from all colleges in the county. (MiDES Progress Measure report 2019).
Book your free place on our upcoming Open Events:
Eventbrite.co.uk 🔎 Gateway College Open Evening .
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After fantastic results this summer and seeing more students progress onto university, apprenticeships and employment, we are thrilled to have received Grade 2 (Good) from Ofsted! 👍
Read the full report here:
https://files.api.ofsted.gov.uk/v1/file/50122074 .
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#GatewayCollege #RiseAbove #GoodProvider #official #Ofsted #Ofstedinspection #Ofsted2019 #goodnews #sixthformcollege #Leicester #Hamilton #Grade2
#ThrowbackThursday 🔃
Fullhurst Community College Year 11 Options Event, we met #GatewayAlumni Harriet who spotted herself from 9 years ago on our pop-up banner! She is a De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) graduate who is currently working as part of @dmu_engagement
📢 Sign up today to join our Alumni Network https://rb.gy/b17de2 .
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Later today we are holding Parents' Consultation meetings from
🕑2pm - 4pm 
and then 🕔5pm - 7pm. 📒 Lessons will be finishing at 1pm.
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