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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… 

If you were unable to attend our Open Events,
you can still visit us!
• Have a look around the college and facilities
• Speak to course tutors and our careers advisor
• Gain more information about the courses that you are interested in
• Take away a copy of our brand new prospectus
Call us today - 0116 274 4545

News & Updates

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  • What’s the Word On The Street?

    Read the latest copy of the Gateway College magazine ‘Word on the Street’ here!  Designed and created by students and staff, it is packed to the brim with interesting, funny and scary stories, articles and news from everyday life at the College.  We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed making it. ...
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  • TEDx Leicester Women – Bold and Brilliant at Gateway College

    Gateway Sixth Form College was delighted to host the prestigious TEDx Leicester Women 2019 event on Saturday 7th December.  The sold-out event focussed on strong minds and voices, ranging from the outspoken to the innovator and all committed to breaking down stereotypes and myths.  Visitors immersed themselves in talks by nine internationally successful speakers chosen...
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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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  • 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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Take a look at the upcoming events at the college
31Jan

Leicester Local Offer Live 2020

10:00 am - 5:00 pmMorningside Arena
06Jan

Spring term

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Have you spotted us in today's @metro.co.uk ? 🗞️ 🔍
We are taking applications for a place to study with us in September. 
Apply today and Rise Above with Gateway College 🌅📝📚🗂️ ➡️ www.ps16.co.uk
➡️ www.gateway.ac.uk/apply-now
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Thank you to Emily York from @MightyCreatives and #Photographer Adam Neal for inspiring our @artdesign_gatewaycollege #CreativeArts students. Find out more about courses within the department 🖍️ ➡️ www.gateway.ac.uk > Courses > Creative Arts .
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Emily York is a Programme Coordinator for The Mighty Creatives (TMC). Adam Neal’s visit to Gateway College was organised and funded by TMC to inspire young people to choose a career in the arts and support emerging new talent.  Adam Neal’s photography practice revolves around issues of social class, nostalgia and loss. The college have been working closely with TMC during their journey to achieve an Artsmark
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We offer GCSE Re-sit options in English and Maths 📚🔢 Last summer, our Fast Track Maths students achieved a brilliant 78% high grades, which is 61% more than the national average!* Find out more ➡️ https://www.gateway.ac.uk/course_category/core-skills/ 
Apply today ➡️ https://www.gateway.ac.uk/apply-now/ *National rate 2018/19 for GCSE Maths (Grade 4+) is 17%
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Rise Above with Gateway Sixth Form College
🌅📝📚🗂️ Apply now for a place to study with us in September 2020:
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Rise Above with Gateway Sixth Form College. 
We are now taking applications for a place to study this September! 
Find out more ➡️ https://www.gateway.ac.uk/
Speak to us ➡️ 0116 274 4500
Book a tour ➡️ https://www.gateway.ac.uk/book-a-tour/
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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 
Find out more about our success ➡️ https://www.gateway.ac.uk/category/blog/
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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
📝 Apply now on our website - https://www.gateway.ac.uk/apply-now/ .
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Read the latest issue of #WOTS - Gateway's student magazine! 📖 --> https://www.gateway.ac.uk/2019/12/17/whats-the-word-on-the-street/ <--
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Find out what has been happening during the last term here at college. Students get involved! Email 📨 marketing@gateway.ac.uk to show your interest!
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Calling all #GatewayAlumni students and staff! You are invited to be a part of the Gateway Veterans reunion celebrations taking place in June. 🥳
Buy your Gateway Veterans merchandise!
Official event t-shirts 👕 - as displayed by some of our students, Ruth, Pamela, Jenine and Hawa as well as staff members and the Gateway Veterans’ group founder William - £12.00
Pin badge 📛 – featuring the original emblem of Gateway College in 1928 when the institution began back at Skeffington House - £5.00
Tie 👔 and Scarf 🧣 – printed with emblem pattern – from £15.00 each
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Catch up with your former colleagues and class mates in this one-off event to celebrate memories, friendships and triumphs. 🎊
Activities for the day include gatherings, official photographs, an evening 3 course meal with excellent entertainment. 🎉
Follow the ➡️ “ Gateway Veterans G Day 6-6-2020 ” event page
https://www.facebook.com/events/286730595339159/
for more details or contact William Heggs on billheggs@hotmail.co.uk
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