Why Choose Cronton

There are so many reasons to choose Cronton Sixth Form College as your place of study. We have selected here the ones students tell us are the most important.

Outstanding Results

outstanding a level and vocational course pass rates
Outstanding results: 99.4% A Level pass rate with 81% high grades, and a 100% vocational pass rate with 92% achieving Distinction/Distinction* grades.

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£12 Million Facilities Investment

£12 Million Facilities Investment Cronton Sixth Form Campus
£12 million investment in campus facilities, including state of the art science and engineering laboratories.

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FREE Bus Pass / Location

free bus pass at cronton sixth form college
Getting to Cronton Campus could not be easier; the College is located on many public transport routes. Alongside these bus services, we also have dedicated college buses across the region, plus a FREE bus pass worth £540 for all students who live more than 1.5 miles away.

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Success and Destinations

students progress to fantastic universities and work placements
Excellent progression to university and employment, with this year’s students progressing to some of the top universities in the country, including Durham, Lancaster, Loughborough, Bristol, York, Leeds, Leicester, Nottingham, Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester and Liverpool.

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Outstanding Teachers

Outstanding Teachers Matt Plant cronton sixth form college widnes
Outstanding teachers and award winning student support; we have recruited some of the best teaching staff in the country who are experts at teaching A Level or vocational qualifications in their specialist subject.

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Wide Range of Courses

Choose from over 64 a level and vocational course at cronton sixth form college
Choose from over 64 A Level and vocational subjects / courses.

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Trips and Visits

Student Trips and visits during their time at Cronton Sixth Form
Over 150 international and national trips per year, including trips to New York, Paris and the Netherlands.

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Centres of Excellence

centres of excellence at cronton sixth form college
At Cronton Sixth Form we have Centres of Excellence in:

  • Science and Maths
  • Performing Arts
  • Sport

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Professional Studies Programme

professional studies programmes at cronton sixth form college
Progression to prestigious universities is becoming increasingly competitive and entry into the top professions demand that students can demonstrate high level employability skills. Our professional studies programme focuses on four highly competitive career pathways:

  • Tomorrow’s Doctors
  • Tomorrow’s Lawyers
  • Tomorrow’s Teachers
  • Tomorrow’s Leaders

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Prestigious University Programmes

prestigious university programmes cronton sixth form college
More than 100 Prestigious University and Professional Studies schemes, trips and events, including trips to Oxford, Cambridge, Yale and London universities.

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scholarships at cronton sixth form college widnes
Each year we offer Scholarships worth up to £2000 to exceptionally talented students in our centres of excellence in science and maths, performing arts and sport. Students who meet the criteria for scholarships will be identified at their advice and guidance interview and be offered the chance to apply for this prestigious scheme.

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Student Support

student support at cronton sixth form college
Above all, we want all of our students to be happy at Cronton Sixth Form and achieve their full potential.

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