Collyer's ranked third best sixth form college in the country

The College of Richard Collyer (Collyer’s) sixth form is celebrating this week, following the publication of outstanding results by the Department for Education on its school and college comparison website.

Collyer's named among top sixth form colleges in the country

With a mission of ‘Educating for Excellence’, students at the college have always achieved fantastic results and the college is now proud to say that it is the third-best sixth form college in the country and the top state provider of A-Levels in the whole of West Sussex.

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The Ofsted Outstanding college offers free post 16 education and is still accepting applications from students wishing to start in September 2020. Hundreds of students travel from across Mid Sussex, Crawley and Worthing to attend Collyer’s.

Students at Collyer's

Students routinely use the regular train and bus services, including a Collyer’s bus from Worthing and a Sussex Coaches service which runs from the Haywards Heath/Cuckfield area, stopping just outside the college. The college has also launched a range of scholarships for top-performing students from across the region, to support travel costs – more details can be found on the website.

Principal Sally Bromley, said: “I am immensely proud of our dedicated and professional staff and our hardworking, motivated students. The grading is based on ‘value-added’ as well as actual examination grades and shows how all students can achieve well above expectations with good teaching and encouragement of independent study habits, in a friendly community of aspiration and support.”

Deputy principal Steve Martell said: “The college goes from strength to strength. I could not be prouder of the Collyer’s community!”

Dan Lodge, vice-principal (quality and curriculum), said: “The culture of aspiration for all learners means that we are the top state A Level provider in the whole county now for both high grades (points per entry) and value-added (progress).”

Vice-principal (student support) Andrea John said: “At Collyer’s, young people in and around Horsham and across the region have access to the very best post-16 education possible.”