Longley Park Sixth Form College

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Longley Park Sixth Form
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Longley Park 6th Form College
Address
Longley Park Sixth Form College
Horninglow Road

Sheffield
, ,
S5 6SG

England
Coordinates 53°25′05″N1°27′22″W / 53.4180°N 1.4560°W / 53.4180; -1.4560 Coordinates: 53°25′05″N1°27′22″W / 53.4180°N 1.4560°W / 53.4180; -1.4560
Information
Type Academy
MottoStretch Your Potential
Established2004
Local authority City of Sheffield
TrustBrigantia Learning Trust
PrincipalMo Nisbet
Enrolmentc.1,200
Website http://www.longleypark.ac.uk/

Longley Park Sixth Form is a 16-18 academy and was previously a further education sixth form in the Longley area of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It is not to be confused with the multi-campus Sheffield College. Longley Park Sixth Form was established in 2004 with circa 1,200 students enrolled. It is part of the Brigantia Learning Trust, an academies partnership with feeder school Hinde House 3-16 School.

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History

It opened to the public and to students in September 2004 at a cost of £8.5 million. The sixth form has been visited by both the former Prime Minister Tony Blair and the former Home Secretary David Blunkett MP (who both opened it). It is just north of the Northern General Hospital on Barnsley Road (A6135), although the entrance is on Horninglow Road. It was designed by Ellis Williams of Preston Brook and built by Kier Northern.

In 2015 they had awards where David Blunkett was present. [1]

Admissions

The Sixth Form provides a range of different courses for students between the age of 16-19 to choose at GCSE, BTEC, and A level (AS/A2).

Facilities

The sixth form has many different resources. These range from Interactive whiteboards in each class room, to the Learning Resource Centre (LRC). The sixth form also has a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which is powered by the Open Source Course Management System (CMS), Moodle.

Lifelong Learning Network

Longley Park Sixth Form is a partner institution of Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) for South Yorkshire, north Derbyshire and north Nottinghamshire.

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References

  1. "Students celebrate achievements at a Sheffield sixth form". The Star. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2015.

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