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Rochdale Sixth Form College
An experience like no other
Sixth Form College of the Year
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Rochdale Sixth Form College
your outstanding opportunity
Sixth Form College of the Year
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Rochdale Sixth Form College
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Sixth Form College of the Year
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Rochdale Sixth Form College
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Sixth Form College of the Year

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Rochdale Sixth Form College (RSFC) is one of the best sixth form colleges in the country for student progress, students who come to us consistently perform exceptionally well. Indeed, in recognition of the fantastic achievements of our students and staff RSFC was named Sixth Form College of the Year 2021 in the recent Times Educational Supplement Awards.
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We are proud of our 99.2% pass rate

We are Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ in all areas

58% of our students achieve high grades (A*-B)

Around 80% of students are progressing to higher education


Good luck to everyone collecting their A Level and BTEC results tomorrow! Students have been invited into college from 9am to collect their results. We can't wait to see you all!
@RochdaleSFC - August 17
Today we're throwing it back to all the amazing fundraisers that RSFC students have organised throughout the year. Some of the charities we have supported include the British Heart Foundation, Springhill Hospice, the DEC Ukraine Appeal, the Albert Kennedy Trust, plus many more.
@RochdaleSFC - August 15
Did you know that at RSFC, over 80% of our 2021 college leavers progressed to University?! No matter where you want to go after your studies with us, we provide specialised and personalised academic and pastoral support along the way to ensure your success.
@RochdaleSFC - August 12
With A Level results day just one week away and fast approaching, we are throwing it back to last years celebrations. We look forward to welcoming our year 13 students back into the college to collect their results next week and we're wishing you all the best of luck!
@RochdaleSFC - August 11
Today we're throwing it back to our annual Art Exhibition in June. Our talented students showcased their artwork after 2 years of developing and creating thought-provoking pieces. Take a look at some of the amazing artwork.
@RochdaleSFC - August 8
Rochdale Sixth Form College in numbers... Did you know here at RSFC, we have over 600 windows, 125 steps in the central stairwell, and over 1400 classroom chairs. Since opening in 2010, we have also had 9238 students enrolled at RSFC! We can't wait to meet our new students soon!
@RochdaleSFC - August 5
Make sure that you apply for your Our Pass by the 15th of August to get around Greater Manchester for free. Applying has never been easier, in a few simple steps you can secure your card and access free travel and exclusives starting this September!
@RochdaleSFC - August 3
While our students enjoy a well-deserved summer break, we're reminiscing over the past year with a series of throwbacks! Today we're throwing it back to our wonderful college Musical. Students put on an outstanding performance and were a credit to themselves and their teachers.
@RochdaleSFC - August 1
Over the past year, our Learning Support Officers have chosen different themes for the Achievement Centre library. The LSO’s and staff have chosen books to recommend which have been readily available for students to check out for themselves. Check out the recommendations here.
@RochdaleSFC - July 29
Did you know that at RSFC we offer over 70 enrichment courses?! Ranging from the Duke of Edinburgh, Accounting, Astrophysics, Chess, Criminology, Football, Gender Studies, to many more, we have something for you. We want you to achieve your potential in and out of the classroom.
@RochdaleSFC - July 27
Looking back over the past year, RSFC students have experienced some amazing trips. Ranging from the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, the Houses of Parliament, and to everywhere else in-between, the trips have enriched their learning. We can't wait to see where you'll go next year!
@RochdaleSFC - July 25
The post we know you've all been waiting for... the Prom 2022 photographs have now been uploaded to the RSFC website. We hope you all had a great night and made some amazing memories!
@RochdaleSFC - July 22
On July 4th, Year 12 Geography students participated in a 3-day residential field trip. Over the course of the trip, they had to examine the need for regeneration in Shrewsbury; identify glacial landforms and investigate the direction of past ice-flow in Snowdonia.
@RochdaleSFC - July 20
We hope you are all enjoying the sun and the start of your break after a jam-packed term at RSFC. Take a look at some of our snaps from the past few weeks.
@RochdaleSFC - July 18
From everyone at RSFC, we hope you all have a lovely Summer!
@RochdaleSFC - July 14
Thank to everyone who attended New Student Welcome Day! It was great to have you all here and experience RSFC! We can’t wait to see you on enrolment day👋🏼
@RochdaleSFC - July 14
That’s a wrap! Thank you to all the Universities and Employers who attended our two Progression Days. The students have learnt so much and the experience will be so valuable to their future.
@RochdaleSFC - July 12
It's nearly New Student Welcome Day! We look forward to welcoming our new cohort of students to RSFC tomorrow. NSWD is a great way to meet your tutors, teachers, and classmates. We can't wait to meet you all! 👋
@RochdaleSFC - July 12
Great start to our Progression Days here at RSFC. Thank you to all the Universities and Employers who joined us today and spoke to all of our students. See you all tomorrow for Day Two!
@RochdaleSFC - July 11
Eid Mubarak to all our students and staff who are celebrating this weekend!
@RochdaleSFC - July 9