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More Than A College

Gateway Sixth Form College supports around 1,250 learners from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland providing a range of vocational and academic qualifications from Entry level 1 to A Levels/Level 3. Based in Hamilton, Leicester, the college is situated on a purpose built 12 acre site. Gateway strives to deliver ‘excellence in education’ and enables students to have a personalized learning experience aiming to challenge, inspire and motivate regardless of a student’s background or ability.

Gateway College is known not only for the excellent support we give to each and every one of our students, but also that final little push we all need to be better than our best!

The 2019 exam results show there has been a further increase in student’s achievements as the College continues to show progress in the improvements it is making. A Level results are up by 7.5% from 2018 and we see high grades (A*, A and B) particularly ascending in Further Maths, Fashion & Textiles, Law and Media… 

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Outstanding Facilities and Student Progression

We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career.

We help them succeed in their career and to discover a field they’re passionate about and dare to lead it.

  • Gateway College Welcome Day

    Gateway Sixth Form College is excited to invite all of our new students to the Welcome Day on Tuesday 28th June 2022. This is a celebration for welcoming students with a conditional place into the new academic year. Enrolment interviews – more details coming soon on this page. Summer transition work – watch this space...
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  • Disability Awareness Marketplace at Gateway

    On Friday 25th February students and staff from across Gateway College collaborated on an innovative initiative that created ‘real life’ opportunities for learning within the healthcare sector.  The idea of the Disability Awareness Marketplace was created across three teams to achieve meaningful outcomes and included students and staff from Additional Leaner Support (ALS), Learning for...
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  • Students and staff are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Award

    Gateway Sixth Form College has achieved an Artsmark Silver Award. The college has been congratulated for the positive steps taken in developing arts and cultural opportunities for students. Members from college departments such as Learning for Life and Work, Science and Maths, I.T, Media, Health and Social Care and Creative Arts have formed the Artsmark...
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  • Inspirational Teacher of the Year

    Brett Heathcote was a popular and much loved teacher at Gateway Sixth Form College who taught Photography for 21 years before his passing in September 2021. In the Leicestershire Live Education Awards Ceremony in December 2021, Brett received a posthumous achievement. He was chosen as the winner of The Inspirational Teacher of the Year. Brett...
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Take a look at the upcoming events at the college

Summer Term 2022

8:30 am - 12:00 pmGateway College

End of Year Show 2022: Art, Design and Media

8:30 am - 4:00 pmGateway College

Welcome Day 2022

12:00 am - 11:59 pmGateway College

Science and Technology Day 2022

12:00 am - 11:59 pmGateway College

A Level Results Day 2022

12:00 am - 11:59 pmGateway College

GCSE Results Day 2022

12:00 am - 11:59 pmGateway College

Open Day November 2022

12:00 am - 11:59 pmGateway College