We are a sixth form college, based in Ossett, Wakefield, offering a fully inclusive Post 16 education for students aged 16 – 19 years old. The courses we run, together with the specialist subject tutors and our great resources, are all aimed at ensuring that each and every one of our students reaches their true potential.
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It is an exciting time to be part of the community at Accord Sixth. It is an incredibly dynamic place and opportunities for academic, social, personal and ‘growth’ experiences abound. We are fiercely proud of our record in offering first class academic support to students, coupled with a friendly and welcoming environment. In short, we think we are ideally placed to help you make the best of these Post 16 years.
The college benefits from the resources and teaching expertise of the wider academy, while enjoying a base exclusively reserved for Post 16 students. This blend of familiarity and new adventure makes the sixth form a popular choice with many of our Ossett Academy students – as well as those from other establishments across three Local Authorities. Accord Sixth provides students with a healthy mix of guided teaching sessions and supported study, which put students on the road to independence, making them successful students of either A Levels or Level 3 Vocational qualifications.
Our pathways to progression offer students a personalised programme of study, which, underpinned by our excellent Careers Education, Advice and Guidance, leads students towards their preferred destinations on leaving. The ethos in the campus is something we are particularly proud of. Students are challenged to meet the tough academic standards required of Post 16 study, alongside a backdrop of stable comfort and support which helps them to develop socially and culturally.
The Inspiring Excellence Programme
Inspiring Excellence is a programme which supports students who have the ability, desire and aspiration to apply to the Russell Group Universities - the most prestigious universities in the UK.
Year 13 Next Steps
Whether you're going on to university or looking for apprenticeships or employment, here's some useful information to support you with your next steps.
At Accord Sixth we focus on promoting British Values. Find out more.
Post-16 Catch Up Funding Statement
At Accord Sixth we are extremely proud of both the A Level and Vocational result...
Find out more about policies, governance, finance information and trust reports.
Accord Academy is part of Accord Multi Academy Trust. Find out more.
Ofsted inspection report of Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College
Working for Accord
See our current vacancies at Accord MAT and Accord Sixth.
- BTEC BUSINESS (1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
- BTEC APPLIED LAW (1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
- BTEC HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (3 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
- BTEC ICT (1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
- BTEC SPORT (1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
- BTEC SPORT (3 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
- BTEC HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
- CRIMINOLOGY APPLIED DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 ( 1 A LEVEL EQUIVALENT)
How do we meet the requirements of the 16 – 19 study programme?
Here you can find useful information and external websites.
There are financial support options available for students at Accord Sixth, including statutory and discretional bursary and discretional bursaries.
Age: Class of 2008
Accord Sixth Alumni
PROGRESSION: While at Sixth Form, Will, Jim, Sam and Jamie combined their musical talents and from it, the band MORAIN was born. Since their progression from studying A Levels, they have gone on to perform a number of UK tours, but have not forgotten where they came from. While receiving the guidance to achieve academically, they were also given the support to explore their creativity, giving them the drive and focus to turn their passion, into a career.
“It’s a big step towards independence and trying to discover your own passions and what you want to do…the staff will help you do that.”
Name: Bobby Madley
Age: Class of 2004
Accord Sixth Alumni
Referee Development Officer & Premier League Referee
PROGRESSION: The support at Sixth Form gave Bobby the confidence to start refereeing at the age of 17 in open-age football. In his early career, Bobby refereed in the Wakefield and District League and then the West Yorkshire Association Football League. In 2010 he joined the National List of Referees who officiate in the Football League. In 2013, he was promoted to the panel of Select Group Referees who officiate all fixtures in the Premier League, making him one of the youngest officials to progress to the top-flight of English football.
“This is a college that wants to support and wants you to succeed… it enabled me to mature as a person.”
Name: Beth Levick
Age: Class of 2010
First Class honors degree in Tropical Disease Biology
PHD Biology Student
Beth was able to nurture and develop her interest in Biology at Sixth Form, and also studied Chemistry, Philosophy and German. Her phenomenal results won her a place at The University of Liverpool, where she studied Tropical Disease Biology. Having already secured a First Class honours degree, she is studying for a PHD, researching and investigating Infectious Disease Dynamics and Qualitative Epidemiology. Beth has been able to travel all around the world with her research and is relishing the prospect of pursuing a career in something she enjoys
“Sixth Form was the key stepping stone between taking something that I wanted to do and making it what I actually do.
Accord Sixth Form College is based at Ossett Academy. Ossett Academy is an academy supported by (and a trading name of) Accord Multi Academy Trust, a Charitable Company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number 07484308) whose registered office is at Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 ODG