The Sixth Form College, Solihull
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|The Sixth Form College, Solihull|
|Widney Manor Road|
Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3WR
|Department for Education URN||130482 Tables|
The Sixth Form College, Solihull is a further education college for students aged 16 to 19. It is situated on the outskirts of Solihull in the West Midlands and draws students from across Solihull and Birmingham. Founded in 1974, the college consists of several large buildings on a single site.
The college offers 2 different subjects at A-Level, as well as a small selection of vocational courses and more recently, the International Baccalaureate and the IT Diploma. More than 850 students progress to university each year, including several to Oxbridge. In the last 5 years,[when?] 67 students have progressed to Oxford and Cambridge.
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