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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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  • Gold Award For Mental Health Support At Gateway

    Gateway Sixth Form College has achieved Gold status for the Schools’ Mental Health Award from the Carnegie Centre of Excellence and Leeds Beckett University. The College is proud to receive the award in recognition of the work undertaken to promote mental health and wellbeing for staff and students. It is committed to ensuring the environment...
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  • Consultation Report Feedback

    The document below provides a summary of the outcomes of the public consultation that took place from 1st October to 12th November 2019.  The consultation asked for feedback on the joining of the Corporation of Gateway Sixth Form College with the Better Futures Multi-Academy Trust (BFMAT), a Multi-Academy Trust established by Coventry University. The Governors...
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  • National Apprenticeship Week 2020

    We are excited to mark the annual National Apprenticeship Week from Monday 3rd February to Friday 7th February here at Gateway College. Throughout the week, we will be highlighting useful information and advice for our students, staff, parents/carers and our prospective students who are interested in the opportunities surrounding apprenticeships and work-based training. An apprenticeship...
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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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#ThrowbackThursday ↩️
Our student helpers organised and hosted #SwabDrive - a great cause in aid of @HelpVeerNow and @DKMS_uk.
They have recorded an incredible 81 stem cell donor registrations across our students and staff at college! .
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>>>> 👍 Year 12 students you can now apply! 👍 <<<<
Interested in studying:
➡️the Arts
➡️Engineering
➡️Medicine and Health Science
➡️Science
➡️Social Science
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Get your place on the @sutton_trust #UKSummerSchool and find out about university life and explore subjects you wish to study further!

Application deadline is 03 March 2020
www.summerschoos.suttontrust.com
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See: @alevelgateway or @vochosgateway for more information on applying
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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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So sweet to see our #GatewaySweetMarket members selling lovely, hand-finished treats! Super #enterprise skills to support a special day! 🍭💞
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The Corporation of Gateway College is proposing to join Better Futures Multi-Academy Trust (the Trust), a Multi-Academy Trust established by Coventry University.

We believe there is an exciting future ahead of with prospects for innovation in education, enhanced student experiences and staff development.

Read the Consultation report feedback ➡️ www.gateway.ac.uk >> Blog >> Consultation Report Feedback

Read the Consultation report ➡️ https://www.gateway.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Academisation-Consultation-Report-Abridged.pdf
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#ThrowbackThursday 
Some of our students participated in the #FreedomMarch organised by @gateway_lgbt, @dmu and @kaine_mgt
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 Students designed an amazing, creative banner highlighting the message “Equality is great than divide”, while they held this up high and marched in honour of diversity and equality across faith, race, gender and sexual orientation. 🌈🙌🙋🏿‍♂️👩🏼‍🦰
The event also arranged for dance and musical activities with the organisations while there was celebration to mark Martin Luther King Day
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If you missed our Open Events, you can still visit us again!
Call 📞 0116 274 4545
Email ✉️ studentservices@gateway.ac.uk to book a tour .
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@nationaleducationunion have voted to take Industrial Action on Wednesday 12th February 2020 as part of a Trade Dispute with the Secretary of State for Education concerning funding levels within the sixth form college sector.

Gateway College will remain open as not all staff will be participating in this action. Teaching and pastoral staff who are planning to be in College on the day will notify their students about lessons and other learning activities taking place. Students can also attend College for independent study and staff who are present may be available to offer help and support.

For further information telephone 0116 274 4500.
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