Colleges, mainstream Sixth Forms and adult learning

The Sheffield College is a general Further Education College. They offer lots of courses and apprenticeships. These prepare young people for employment, university and adult life. 

They will find the right package for the learner’s individual needs.

They support students who have an EHC plan and those with the following additional needs:

  • physical or mobility impairments
  • visual or hearing impairments
  • communication and learning difficulties
  • dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia
  • Autism and Asperger syndrome
  • medical conditions such as epilepsy, diabetes and heart disease
  • mental health difficulties such as depression

They have a team of qualified and experienced specialists to support students with:

  • physical access
  • personal care
  • adapting course materials
  • specialist equipment and resources
  • specialist provisions

Level of courses offered:

  • Entry Level
  • Level 1
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
  • A Levels
  • T Levels
  • Apprenticeships
  • University study.

Telephone number: 0114 260 2600


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Sheaf Training Centre is a college of further education in Sheffield.  They can support young people with a range of needs - with or without an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan.  Needs such as:

  • physical or mobility impairments
  • visual or hearing impairments
  • communication and learning difficulties including autism
  • learning difficulties / disabilities
  • social, emotional and mental health difficulties

Their High Needs study programmes are delivered on-site at Sheaf Training Centre.  They prepare young people for their next steps.  This could be for further study or work.

Contact name: Louise Goddard

Telephone number: 0114 403 1007



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These mainstream schools and colleges all have a Sixth Form.  They can all accept young people with SEND and those with EHC plans.  Contact the school or college for more information.  Sixth Form applications need to be made by 31 January through

School Website  
All Saints Catholic High School Sixth Form - All Saints Catholic High School  
Astrea Academy Sheffield (Sixth Form opens September 2023) Sixth Form – Astrea Academy Sheffield  
Chapletown Academy Sixth Form - Chapeltown Academy  
Forge Valley School Sixth Form - Forge Valley  
High Storrs School Sixth Form - High Storrs School  
King Ecgbert School Sixth Form - King Ecgbert School  
King Edward School Sixth Form - King Edward VII School  
Longley Park Sixth Form Academy Sixth Form - Longley Park Sixth Form  
Meadowhead School Sixth Form - Meadowhead School  
Mercia School (Sixth Form opens September 2023) Sixth Form - Mercia School  
Notre Dame High School Sixth Form – Notre Dame High School)  
Silverdale School Sixth Form - Silverdale School  
Tapton School Sixth Form - Tapton School  
UTC Sheffield City Centre Sixth Form - UTC Sheffield City Centre  
UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park Sixth Form - UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park  

The Family Adult Community Education Service (FACES) is part of Sheffield City Council.  They offer adult learning courses in community settings across the city.  These are for adults aged 19 years and over.

Courses run throughout the year during term time only. You can enroll in September, January or April.

Telephone number: 0114 229 6144


Website: Family Adult Community Education | Sheffield City Council

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Sheffield Progress

Sheffield Progress is an online prospectus and application system for young people to apply to mainstream school sixth forms, colleges and training providers. Click on the logo to go to their website.

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