At Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form we are committed to helping you achieve your potential, but we understand that we are just the first step in your future career. We focus our curriculum to ensure that each and every student leaves us with the qualifications, skills and personal confidence to progress into a successful and rewarding career.

As such work experience, maths and English, and extra-curricular activities are a core part of your study programme, ensuring you get a full-rounded experience and develop the skills that both employers and universities are looking for.

A Level

As an A Level student at Nelson and Colne College we offer personalised support to help you achieve your goals. As such you study programme is tailored around your career aim and will consist of the following:


You will also be expected to carry out independent study and other personal development activities alongside your programme, such as additional workshops, an Extended Project Qualification, leisure enrichment activities, volunteering or work experience, or part-time employment.