Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

10 Mar 2017
Nine students from Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, part of Shrewsbury Colleges Group, have been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition. This year, the University awarded 65 Scholarships and a number of Merit Awards to students applying to study at Aberystwyth in September 2017.  The following SSFC students have been awarded scholarships: Merit - for first year of...
07 Feb 2017
A former Shrewsbury Sixth Form College (SSFC) student has been offered a place working with one of the biggest names in music and film in LA. Stuart Bramwell, 18, from Shrewsbury, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime working for the renowned LA composer and music producer, Mark Portmann, as his Assistant. Mark Portmann’s music has been heard all over the world – working with artists such...
James Staniforth, new Principal and CEO at Shrewsbury Colleges Group
18 Nov 2016
New Leader Appointed to Head Up Shrewsbury Colleges Group Shrewsbury Colleges Group has today announced the appointment of James Staniforth to the role of Principal and Chief Executive.  The newly formed Group, comprising of Shrewsbury Sixth Form College and Shrewsbury College, is Shropshire’s largest combined A Level and vocational education provider since the July merger. Taking over from the...
06 Oct 2016
The newly formed Shrewsbury Colleges Group - made up of Shrewsbury College and Shrewsbury Sixth Form College - welcomed approximately 1,700 visitors including over 530 students to their Year 11 Progression Events, held at the prestigious Shrewsbury Town Football Club on Wednesday 28th September and at the London Road Campus this week.   The events also featured eleven other schools and colleges...
04 Apr 2016
It was tea party time recently at Shrewsbury Sixth Form College at the inaugural marking of the colleges’ 35th birthday. Held in Priory Hall at our Welsh Bridge Campus, the guests of honour were two previous Principals Martin Thorpe and Bill Dowell, pictured here with current Principal Martin Ward. Martin Thorpe had been Headmaster of Priory Boys School since 1975 and was instrumental in the...
Peronistas on show
07 Mar 2016
Forget chocolate, Shrewsbury Sixth Form College are offering local audiences a taste of Argentina this Easter time. SSFC's English Bridge Campus is the venue for performances of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Time Rice's hit musical 'EVITA' from Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th March.  SSFC’s Music and Dramatic Arts Manager, David Place was keen to point out the challenges that the students face for this...
01 Feb 2016
The public consultation to seek views over the proposed merger between Shrewsbury College, New College Telford and Shrewsbury Sixth Form College has now opened. The consultation is open between 1 February and 4 March, 2016 and members of the public are invited to take part by sharing their views, coming along to a public event and replying to the online survey. The proposal is that New College...
Prospective Shrewsbury & Atcham Candidates line up
21 Apr 2015
‘This is your evening, not mine’ Eric Smith boomed throughout the hall of Shrewsbury Sixth Form’s English Bridge Campus, hosting Question Time, following a welcome from Principal Martin Ward. There was no cynicism; the students had taken their pews with controlled eagerness, eyes glued to the stage, whereupon the five candidates were observing the crowd with measured passivity. Introductions were...
English Bridge Campus Wakeman Hall
09 Apr 2015
SSFC is pleased to be welcoming the Parliamentary Candidates for Shrewsbury & Atcham to our English Bridge Campus on Tuesday 14th April for the only student driven question time to be held locally in the run up to the General Election in May. Chaired by Eric Smith from BBC Radio Shropshire, the event won't be broadcast live but with a room full of first time voters, many of whom will be...
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