Why Choose Us?

Why choose OBA Sixth Form?

Our Sixth Formers benefit from:

  • New Sixth Form wing of the academy – accessible only by 6th form students and staff
  • New Sixth Form gym with extensive investment in new equipment
  • New Sixth Form study room exclusive to Sixth Form students
  • New Sixth Form common room, with TV and café
  • OBA Scholars Programme for top achievers in Year 11
  • Excellent pastoral care to support your journey from Level 2 to Level 3 study and beyond
  • Free Wi-Fi access for your own devices
  • Suite of computers and laptops available for Sixth Form students only
  • Excellent progression to university, employment and apprenticeships
  • Variety of vocational and academic qualifications
  • Many national and international trips available… New York, Paris, Berlin, Rome and French Alps
  • Access to prestigious university programmes such as Liverpool Scholars, Sutton Trust and Oxbridge support
  • Financial support based on household income
  • Variety of enrichment and student leadership opportunities including, football team, life guarding qualification, running your own enrichment

Facilities and resources

The Sixth Form College offers full wireless internet access. All classrooms are fitted with data projectors and have interactive whiteboards.

Sport and leisure facilities

The large indoor sports hall caters for a range of sports including volleyball, five-a-side football, basketball, cricket, badminton, trampolining, netball and tennis. Students can use the floodlit 3G astro-turf
pitch for inter and intra-college fixtures. The fitness suite and swimming pool are available to Sixth Formers.

Specialist learning resources

The Sixth Form has:

  • Well-equipped A-level science facilities
  • Spacious art studios
  • Music, radio and recording studios
  • Well-equipped technology rooms
  • A theatre and dance studio
  • An engineering centre
  • A hairdressing salon