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Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College students will receive the same level of support and guidance that they would in school, alongside greater freedom in a more independent learning environment. We’ve brought together the expertise of John Spence Community High School, Marden High School, Norham High School and Tyne Metropolitan College.

The result is a unique school-college partnership that provides students from these and other institutions with a specialised sixth form, dedicated to A level teaching and preparation for university and working life The new college will enable students to continue learning with old friends and make some new ones too.

The same goes for teaching staff; students from the four partner schools will see some of their familiar teachers’ faces as these key staff members invest their experience in Queen Alexandra students’ futures. Whether they have come from one of the four partner schools / colleges or from other institutions, students of Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College can expect quality teaching and extracurricular activities that form a rewarding and enriching experience.

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Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College has made the A level grade once again – with virtually perfect pass rates.

Seventy-five students helped the North Shields college gain a stunning overall pass rate of 98.6%.

They include Lauren Collins, 18, from Howden, who has won a place at Cambridge University with 3 A* grades in law, psychology and history.

Daniel Blacklock, 18, gained A* in maths and physics, and Lauren Hallewell, also 18, achieved A* in law and business and an A in sociology.

And Max Ramage, 19, has won a place at Newcastle University after gaining A* in psychology and business and an A in maths.


New appointed head at Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College

Cross-curricular expert Joanne Chadwick has been appointed the new head of Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College.
Joanne, 36, aims to continue the pursuit of educational excellence for school-leavers attending Queen Alexandra, one of England’s best performing sixth forms.


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