For parents and carers

College, sixth form or training?

What's the difference....?

Everyone has vague notions about the difference between school sixth forms, a general FE College and a sixth form college.  There's also the option of a training route to complicate matters. To help you understand these and help your son or daugther make a decision, we have outlined some key points below.

How to get the most from college or sixth form

If your son or daughter has decided to stay on at a school sixth form, to move to a sixth form college, or opt for a general or specialist further education college course, these pointers will help them get the most out of their experience.

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