Dudley Sixth is holding an Open Evening on Wednesday 14 June for school leavers wishing to study A levels at our A level centre on Ednam Road. We will be open from 4 pm to 7 pm for year 11 students, their parents and friends to look around and find out more about the huge range of A level subjects available to study.
Staff and students of Dudley Sixth celebrated the achievements of learners in a glittering ceremony yesterday evening. There were thirty individual winners for subject categories covering the breadth of our A Level provision. The awards recognised outstanding individual performance and effort by learners during their A level studies.
Staff and students of Dudley Sixth have been celebrating this morning as they have once more achieved outstanding A level results, with students studying at the Dudley site achieving an overall pass rate of 99%.
For the third year in a row Dudley Sixth’s A level students are celebrating an exceptional set of results having achieved a 98.3% pass rate, an increase on last year’s results, and 0.2% above this year’s national rate. The sixth form centre has also seen a significant rise in the number of students achieving A* and A –C grades.
World renowned start gazer and super scientist, Professor Brian Cox OBE, visited Dudley Sixth on Friday 24 April, as part of the officially opening of Dudley Advance, Dudley College’s new Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technologies.
Since Dudley Sixth opened in 2012 we’ve offered an exciting range of traditional and modern AS and A level courses, providing an important springboard between school and Higher Education or the world of work.
The Dudley Learning Quarter grew further with the addition of Dudley Enhance, a purpose-built resource centre for our A Level students that opened in Autumn 2014. Packed full of exciting technology and designed to support A Level studies, one of Dudley Enhance’s key features is a large lecture theatre which can seat up to 100 students.
Dudley Sixth A level students are celebrating as their excellent performance over the past two years has delivered an unprecedented set of results for the college. With the majority of subjects achieving results above the national average, the class of 2013 has out-performed many other students from across the country in 21 of the 24 subjects taught as A levels.
Having only been open for less than a year, Dudley Sixth A level centre is already celebrating after picking up two awards at the Keele University ‘Keelelink’ ceremony last night.
Bricks and mortar are now morphing into state-of-art teaching spaces and stylish study areas at Dudley Sixth.
Robert Chapman, Director at Dudley Sixth said: “I walked around the building last week and it really is going to be a great place to learn.
“I stood where the lounge is going to be with its large picture windows looking out onto the grassed area.
Forget clumsy electronic whiteboards – at Dudley Sixth we’ve got the latest in digital projection being installed in every one of our classrooms.
The technology, from Epson, turns any standard whiteboard or smooth surface, such as a wall, into an interactive screen. Using Infra-Red technology, an interactive pen acts as a mouse and communicates with cameras in the projector, making it possible for you to make and save notes and drawings.
When you join us at Dudley Sixth you’ll automatically become a member of our student union.
The Students’ Union campaigns for students’ rights, speaks on your behalf and promotes social activities. By joining the Union, you will also have lots of opportunities to travel, volunteer and have fun. And don’t forget, by purchasing a Student Union card, you’ll get considerable savings at a wide range of high street stores.
Ellen Bishop is one of the many local students who are looking forward to studying at Dudley Sixth from September.
Ellen, who is currently Deputy Head Girl at High Arcal School and predicted to get a string of high grades in the summer, said: "I am excited by the new facilities, impressed by the range of courses, and really pleased that there is such a great place to study A levels which is local to me.
Making sure you are well looked after is a really important part of Dudley Sixth. Your course tutor will usually be your first point of contact for advice, and our student support team is here to help at any time too.
If you are from one of the partner schools you’ll be assigned a personal tutor from your school, if you wish. If you’re joining us from another school, we have an experienced team of tutors looking forward to meeting you in September.
An unseasonable warm winter and plans to install a weatherproof wrap on the new multi-million pound A level development, Dudley Sixth, has enabled building work to progress as planned, ready for its official opening this September.
Dudley Sixth, the new sixth form centre opening in the Dudley Learning Quarter in September 2012, received good news yesterday. The centre is to receive £2m grant funding from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. The grant will support the development of specialised Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) resources within the new centre.
Dudley Sixth, the new A level centre in the heart of the Dudley Learning Quarter, took an important step forward this week when construction work began at the Ednam Road site. To celebrate the event, representatives from the Dudley Sixth partnership joined together in a symbolic ‘turning of the first sod’ ceremony. Construction of the high tech, environmentally friendly building will take nine months. Dudley Sixth will welcome its first students in September 2012.
Young people from across the Black Country looking to further their career plans with an exciting range of traditional and modern A levels will be able to study at Dudley Sixth from September 2012. Work on the new multi-million pound purpose-built sixth form centre on Ednam Road in Dudley begins this month, with the site being made ready for the building contractor, ISG, to commence before Christmas.