Colleges and sixth form

Information about post-16 colleges is available through schools and colleges. Open days are usually advertised in the local newspapers and on the college and provider websites.

School sixth forms

A student already in a school with a sixth form can remain in the school for another two years, or can apply to any other education or training provider.

The following Herefordshire high schools have sixth forms (for 17 and 18 year old students) offering A level study and also, in some cases, vocational qualifications.

Sixth form college

Sixth form college tends to focus more on academic rather than vocational qualifications.

Colleges of further education

These colleges offer a wide range of courses leading to academic and vocational qualifications.