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Over £12 million investment in campus facilities

Over the last few years the college has invested £12 million in the campus in order to create state of the art learning facilities and modern social areas.

IDEA Centre – Opened 2017

IDEA Centre Cronton Sixth Form College

This unique facility offers students and employers innovative training facilities including an advanced manufacturing and CAD workshop, a digital and electronics suite, a metrology suite, a process control workshop, a pneumatics and hydraulics lab, a health and fitness suite, a project management suite, meeting rooms, a 3D modelling suite and an Industry 4.0 suite which all prepare students for the Industry 4.0 trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies.


The Cronton Playhouse – Opening 2019

The Cronton Playhouse Theatre Cronton Sixth Form College

The Cronton Playhouse is a brand new 320 seat theatre with orchestra pit. The theatre is home to the very latest technology and an advanced technical booth offering new spectacular effects and high impact sound to further enhance the Centre of Excellence performances to industry standard. The theatre also has a balcony, box office, dressing rooms and greenroom space and a storage area for larger productions.


NEW: Dance Studio and Performance Space

Large 16 X 11.5m dance studio with fully-sprung professional Harlequin floor. The studio is fully equipped with sound & lighting facilities, allowing performances to take place and has mirrors and ballet barres to enhance teaching and dance classes.


NEW: Media and Film Suites

This new media facility is equipped with a 5000lm Full HD projector and 4m wide projection screen. The studio also has a separate editing area equipped with industry standard editing and image manipulation software including Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro.


  • NEW Science laboratories
  • NEW Social areas
  • NEW Study areas
  • NEW Animal management laboratory
  • NEW Engineering workshops
  • NEW Learning centres
  • NEW Clinical practice ward
  • NEW Sports laboratories