Welcome to Gateway College

Your progression is a focus for us, as much as it is for you. It is about your progression from week to week and term to term in all aspects of your learning and development.

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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… 

New: Virtual Open Day and Online Events

Schools, prospective students and parents/carers can take a look at our Virtual Open Day and Online Events and learn about post-16 progression at Gateway College

College Tours

From Monday 17th May 2021 we will be resuming our programme of onsite College Tours. Click the red button below to find out more.

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 Students Achieve Outstanding Results

    Scroll to bottom to see a gallery of students collecting their results. Gateway College students collecting their A Level, Level 3 Vocational, Level 2 and GCSE results have exceeded all predictions this summer with outstanding achievements. After an extraordinary academic year that saw the pandemic sweep the city and bring with it the introduction of...
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  • Everything You Need To Know For The New Term

    Are you starting at Gateway for the first time, returning to the College or moving on to the next stage in your career journey after leaving Gateway? Please find everything you need to know below to prepare you for your next steps. Enrolment New starters and returning students: For all new students who have already...
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  • End of Year Show 2021 – Art and Design

    You can now have a look at the achievements of students from our vocational and academic Creative Arts pathways in the gallery below. All of the artwork was created by students during this challenging academic year when classes were participating in blended and remote learning. Find out more about courses in the Creative Arts at...
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  • Important Information For Students, Parents and Guardians

    Information About College Opening Following the Government announcement on 22nd February and subsequent guidance from the Department for Education, the College re-opened to all students on 8th March.  In order to do this safely we are offering lateral flow testing to all students and are operating a revised timetable. This means that you will attend...
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Take a look at the upcoming events at the college
06Sep

Autumn Term 2021

9:00 am - 4:00 pmGateway College