Longley Park Sixth Form College

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Longley Park Sixth Form College
Longley Park 6th Form College.jpg
Address
Horninglow Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 6SG
England
Coordinates53°25′05″N 1°27′22″W / 53.4180°N 1.4560°W / 53.4180; -1.4560Coordinates: 53°25′05″N 1°27′22″W / 53.4180°N 1.4560°W / 53.4180; -1.4560
Information
School typeAcademy
MottoStretch Your Potential
Established2004
Local authorityCity of Sheffield
TrustBrigantia Learning Trust
PrincipalMo Nisbet
Number of studentsc.1,200
Website

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

History[edit]

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.

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

Admissions[edit]

The college 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[edit]

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[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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