Longley Park Sixth Form College
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|Motto||Stretch Your Potential|
|Type||Sixth form college|
|Local authority||City of Sheffield|
It opened to the public and to students in September 2004 at a cost of £8.5 million. The college 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.
The college has many different resources. These range from Interactive whiteboards in each class room, to the Learning Resource Centre (LRC). The college also has a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which is powered by the Open Source Course Management System (CMS), Moodle.
Lifelong Learning Network
- Firth Park Academy - local 11 to 16 school in the area
- Fir Vale School - local 11 to 16 school in the area
- "Students celebrate achievements at a Sheffield sixth form college". The Star. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
- Official website
- EduBase[permanent dead link]
- RIBA Award 2005
- Solar shading
- Use of aluminium in the building
- Joinery of the building