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Wyke Sixth Form College

Wyke Sixth Form College, Bricknell Avenue, Hull, HU5 4NT

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About us

As the largest A Level provider in Hull and East Riding, the statistics are straightforward; students do very well at Wyke Sixth Form College, with our results justifying our position in the top 10% of all Sixth Form providers nationally.

In 2020, the pass rate percentage at A Level was 99.6%. This includes 491 of the top A* and A grades and 991 A*- B grades.

Our BTEC pass rate was at 100%, with 83% of students achieving 1 or 3 Distinction*, the equivalent to one or three A*s at A Level.

Our students have progressed to exceptional destinations with 14 students progressing to Oxbridge and 26 taking up places on Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary courses over the past 3 years. 

We hope to help even more students make exceptional progress while studying at Wyke Sixth Form College, along with developing the wider personal qualities that ensures they truly stand out. The atmosphere here is a friendly one and expectations are high. There is little need for rules because we expect students to be self-disciplined.

Wyke is the perfect place to gain your independence; meet new people and enjoy new situations. Once at Wyke, you will be joining students from 44 schools, spanning across Hull, East Riding and North Lincolnshire.

Please visit the College and come and meet our staff, talk to our students and find out about the range of experiences on offer. If you want to learn in a superb environment, being taught by A Level and BTEC specialist teachers whose sole focus is purely sixth form students, then I can guarantee Wyke Sixth Form College is the place for you. 


Student support

Students at Wyke are provided with a high level of dedicated support. Whatever the problem, there will be someone here to help. Examples include: 

The Tutor Team

Every student is allocated an individual progress tutor who supports and guides them through their study programme over the course of their time with us.  

The Learning Support Team

The Learning Support team provides extra study support to students who need it or who want to improve their study skills. 

Safeguarding

Wyke Sixth Form College has a dedicated safeguarding team who are here to help you. Within the team is a designated safeguarding officer whose role is to provide support, advice and guidance to all students on a daily basis regarding safeguarding and emotional wellbeing. 

 Financial Support 

Wyke Sixth Form College offers financial support through the College discretionary award. If you are eligible, the College will provide you with a travel pass or a meal allowance.                                


What makes us different?

Wyke offers a true ‘sixth form’ experience with high quality specialist A Level and BTEC teachers, a university style campus and a culture that fosters independence and encourages students to be themselves.  

We offer a selection of over 45 different courses with no course clashes, meaning we can provide students with a unique learning programme to suit their interests and future aspirations.  

Transport

Wyke runs buses and minibus services within a 40 mile radius of our campus. For more information on route visit our website and use our postcode finder to see the closest bus service to you: wyke.ac.uk/travelling-to-wyke

Additional information

Please attend one of our Virtual Open Events, meet our staff, talk to our students and find out about the range of experiences on offer:

Virtual Open Events

Thursday 12th November 2019, 5pm-8pm

Thursday 22nd April 2021, 5pm-8pm

We look forward to (virtually!) welcoming you to Wyke. 

Kieran Robinson

Former school: Hull Trinity House Academy

Destination: University of Cambridge, Natural Sciences 


At Wyke we offer a specialised Oxbridge Programme to help potential applicants ensure that their application stands out and is the best it possibly can be. Our dedicated staff are on hand to ensure that students receive the right help and advice throughout the entire process.

Former Hull Trinity House Academy student Kieran Robinson achieved four A* grades and has progressed to the University of Cambridge to study Natural Sciences. He said “It’s one of the best universities in the world so why would you not want to go?

“I received lots of help with my personal statement and we also visited the University of Hull to practice for our interviews. Definitely take advantage of as much help as you can get.”

Grades:

Biology A*
Mathematics A*
Further Mathematics A*
Physics A* 


Ellie Peaks

Former school: Beverley High School

Destination: University of Manchester, Business Management 

The eyes of the nation were on former Beverley High School student Ellie, who opened her results live on Good Morning Britain, revealing that she had achieved the grades to study Business Management at the University of Manchester.

Ellie threw herself into every aspect of student life. During her two years, Ellie was captain of the Netball first team and participated in the Wyke Dance team, becoming part of the national championship winning squad in her first year.

She said: “I’ve had so much success at Wyke. It’s not only about the subjects, it’s not just about the teaching; there’s so much you can do. You’ll meet so many friends, you just need to get involved with everything – just immerse yourself in student life.”

Grades:

Accounting A*
Physical Education A*
Sociology A*
Extended Project Qualification A*


Omar Aramuch

Former school: Sirius Academy North
Destination: Leeds Beckett University, Film Production 


Former Sirius Academy North student, Omar Aramuch thrived during his time at Wyke. On Results Day, he found that he had secured his place at Leeds Beckett University to study Film Production, calling his three Distinction stars “perfect.”

He said: “Making friends with all these brand new people was the best experience I’ve ever had. There are so many teachers and members of staff who I’m really, really going to miss.

“It’s the best experience I’ve had during my three years here.” 


Grades:
Creative Digital Media Production Distinction*
Business Distinction*
Performing Arts Distinction*

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