Sixth Form at Crofton Academy

In partnership with Wakefield College

We are proud to partner Crofton Academy in our centre for post-16 learners, which opened in September 2013. The centre is a collaboration between Crofton Academy and Wakefield College and offers post-16 learners in the Wakefield District an exciting learning environment combining the strengths of both organisations.

The centre offers a range of post-16 opportunities, at levels ranging from Taster Programmes (up to Level 1) to BTEC Extended Diplomas (Level 3), open to all students from across the District. It provides a career-focused offer, giving young people the chance to continue with the next stage of their education locally, before going into employment or on to university.

Choosing the right sixth form and the right course are important decisions. We hope that the brochure will help you to understand what is on offer at the centre, and encourage you to make an application.

We do hope you will decide to join us.

“I was looking on the Internet for games design courses and the quality of the course and the facilities available at Wakefield College looked the best so I came to the open evening. I saw some of the work that students had produced and it was inspirational.”

Extended Diploma in Computer Games Design

Why Choose Sixth Form at Crofton Academy

By studying with us, you will get the best of both worlds. Crofton Academy is seen as one of our most successful local schools, with a friendly, family ethos which ensures that each individual has the necessary care, support and guidance to enable them to achieve their goals.

Wakefield College is the largest learning provider in the District, and brings a wealth of excellent resources and staff who are experts in many fields.

The programmes on offer at the sixth form centre provide an essential stepping-stone between school and university or employment, as well as high levels of support already established by both learning providers.

Each pathway focuses on preparation for a range of careers or further study.

Top reasons for choosing Sixth Form at Crofton Academy

How to Apply

To apply call Course Information on 01924 789111 or log on to You will need your login details, available from your school.

More than a building

The sixth form centre at Crofton Academy has its own identity and atmosphere, marking it out as different from the school itself. It includes teaching rooms, staff rooms, IT facilities, welfare facilities for both staff and students, and enhanced social and learning environments.

By adopting a modular design we have planned for future expansion as well as providing an innovative and exciting building.

Academic Pathways

We are offering a range of A Level subjects at Crofton to reflect the interests of current Year 11 students.

Vocational Pathways

The Vocational Pathways will help you to progress into employment and a fulfilling career, and are available in arange of levels and subject areas.