About The College

Cirencester College is a specialist sixth form college in a rural setting on the outskirts of Cirencester, Gloucestershire.  One of only three designated specialist Sixth Form Colleges in the South West, Cirencester College is one of the top ranking Sixth Form Colleges in the country..

The College provides a bridge between school and university, apprenticeships or employment.  Students experience the academic challenge, pastoral support and enrichment expected at the best sixth form but with a more adult ethos, based on mutual respect, to prepare you to be a successful, independent person.

The College offers an unrivalled choice of subjects from the Upgrade Programme to degree level.  The great choice of A-levels, vocational courses and professional apprenticeships is a major reason why so many students make us their first choice

Cirencester College ensures that students achieve their full potential through individual student tutorials. Cirencester Sixth Form College’s reputation for excellent teaching, learning, innovation and student support produces consistently high value added scores and achievement rates.   


History of the Campus

During World War II Cirencester College was the site of an US Army Hospital.   To find out more about the part Cirencester played in World War II click through to the World War II US Medical Research Centre



Our Mission & Values

Our Mission & Values

THE specialist Sixth Form College for Swindon, North Wilts and Gloucestershire

Our purpose

‘To inspire and empower students to be the best they can be’.

The Cirencester way is

  • Being ambitious for all our students and challenging all to excel
  • Respecting and nurturing individuals
  • Developing independent, resilient and employable citizens
  • Being a learning community which is large enough to offer unrivaled choice but small enough to care
  • Providing THE stepping stone from School to University, Apprenticeships or Work
  • Empowering great staff to deliver great student experiences.