Blackpool sixth form campus

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Blackpool Sixth is a modern and attractive campus, providing an outstanding learning environment for students.

Blackpool Sixth is centrally located between Blackpool and Poulton-le-Fylde, enjoying extensive grounds, lots of landscaped outdoor space, and great views of the Bowland Fells to the east. Our campus is a ten-minute drive from Blackpool town centre, a ten-minute walk from Layton and Poulton train stations, and easily accessible via local bus services.

Facilities on campus at Blackpool Sixth

Choose to study at Blackpool Sixth, and you’ll benefit from:

Outstanding teaching and learning facilities:

  • State-of-the-art science laboratories
  • FYi – excellent library and study zone
  • Outstanding technology for learning
  • State-of-the-art classrooms
  • 300 seat professional standard theatre
  • Professional drama studios
  • Professional standard dance studio
  • Fully equipped music recording rooms
  • Refurbished sports hall with climbing wall
  • On-site gymnasium
  • Engineering facility
  • The Frame – excellent open plan art centre
  • Wheelchair access throughout the building
  • Excellent catering facilities including a Costa outlet
  • Faith and sensory space
  • Attractive grounds including orchard and wildlife area
  • State-of-the-art digital lab
  • State-of-the-art film & TV facilities including green room

Excellent Catering Facilities:

  • Relish
  • Cafe 6
  • On-site branch of Costa
  • Deli Counter
  • Cafe+
  • The Store (convenience store)

Outstanding Technology:

  • Over 1000 Apple Macs
  • Portable laptop stations
  • Technology for Learning
  • Photography & recording suite
  • Recording studio
  • Computer suites with interactive projectors
  • Fully equipped design software, including Adobe Creative Cloud and Final Cut Pro

Additional Needs Facilities:

  • Focus Centre – fully equipped and staffed support zone
  • Wheelchair access throughout the building
  • Accessible resources for a range of additional needs

Grounds and Parking

  • Spacious main courtyard with plenty of outdoor seating and a lawn area which has badminton courts set up in summer
  • Outdoor table tennis area
  • Orchards and nature haven
  • Polytunnel and ‘kitchen’ garden
  • Football pitch
  • Parking areas to the front, rear and side

Facilities Hire

Our campus is primarily for students, but we recognise the benefits our facilities bring to local community groups. We offer flexible room hire combinations. Discounts are available, depending on the hire duration. Catering is available for most events.

For full details and prices click here.

Safety on Campus

Your safety on campus is important to us. Blackpool Sixth is a modern, well-maintained environment where safety comes first. We value your wellbeing too. You can learn more about how we support students' wellbeing through our Thrive portal. We want your time at Blackpool Sixth to be enjoyable. So, we’re here to provide whatever you need to help you progress. This includes student support services - please view our support services if you have worries about affording or managing college.

Events and Activities on Campus

There will be lots for you to join in on at Blackpool Sixth. From open days to sports trials, we encourage you to immerse yourself in college life, taking part in events that support your learning. Results are essential, but building success takes more than just results. Develop your skills and knowledge by participating in various events and enrichment at Blackpool Sixth, and broaden your horizons.

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