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Copleston High School

There are lots of choices in the local area for post-16 education in addition to our own successful Sixth Form. Please see below for links and information:


Suffolk New College 

“We provide our students with the latest facilities and technologies, industry-focused instruction from our experienced lecturers, and personalised attention to ensure that you get the most out of your time with us.”
Courses on offer: Vocational, T – Levels, Apprenticeships


One Sixth Form College 

“To develop an inclusive and inspirational learning centre that sits in the heart of a collaborative learning community, where all talents and achievements are equally valued.”
Courses on offer: A Level Courses, BTEC Nationals, BTEC First Diplomas, Entry Level


Colchester Institute  

“Our aim is to provide you with every opportunity to gain the skills, qualifications and experience that will give you the best possible chance to succeed on your Study Programme or apprenticeship, to progress onto higher levels of study and to gain rewarding work in the job or career you choose.”
Courses on offer: Vocational, T levels, Access, Apprenticeships


West Suffolk College

“We know that everyone is an individual, with their own dreams and aspirations and our purpose is to have you at the heart of everything we do. We want to reassure you that regardless of what you would like to study, be it A Levels, Vocational qualifications or an apprenticeship we have the expertise to support you to ensure you are enrolled on the programme that is tailored to you and your needs.”
Courses on offer: Vocational, T levels, Access, Apprenticeships


WS Training   

“Aged 16+? Are You Motivated to Work? Need To Develop Your Confidence? Want To Gain A Qualification? Want to develop employability skills? Participate in work experience? Improve your English and Maths skills? If your answer is yes to more than one of the above get in touch!”
Courses on Offer: Apprenticeships, Next Steps, Supported Learning (SEND) Traineeships


Copleston Sixth Form 

“We are dedicated to providing the very best academic experience for our A level students. We believe that we are the Sixth Form of choice for studying A level courses in Ipswich and upon completion of the Copleston Sixth Form journey, our students will be equipped to become future leaders within our society”
Courses: A Levels, BTEC Level 3, Extended Certificate


Other local sixth forms include:


Application advice


Talk with your parents, subject staff and read the course guide to help you to decide which subjects to take and how many to put in your programme.

Research your possible career choices to find out which course(s) are required.
Complete the application form enclosed in your course guide.

Find out more about the types of post -16 choices here: