College for over 16s
High achieving, inclusive and exceptional College

Referral details

16-19 year olds with special educational needs can apply to study at Oldham Sixth Form College. All applicants to the College can outline their needs on the application form or at interview stage and the ALS Department will arrange to discuss support with the student and parent/guardian. The College also arranges transition visits to the college. Students may disclose a need at enrolment, interview stage or anytime, whilst studying here. For students with a significant level of need, funding must be agreed and put in place by the relevant Local Authority.
Union Street West, Oldham, OL8 1XU

Contact phone

0161 287 8000

Contact email
Ofsted URN: 145002

Ofsted rating



From 16 - 19 years old


Oldham Sixth Form College is high achieving, inclusive and exceptional college. We are proud to be a nationally recognised sixth form; it’s why students like you choose OSFC. We are confident that by choosing us, you benefit from an extraordinary education that will give you a great platform to progress to a purposeful and successful future.

College's SEND and Inclusion Information 

Where everyone can succeed

For each and every one of us, success matters, but we know it looks different for everyone. We are here to make sure you achieve whatever it is you want. 

From Oxford to Glasgow, via Manchester and Liverpool, our students can be found in the best universities in the UK, but there are many other options too. Our specialist staff will help you to build your future. OSFC alumni can be found in apprenticeships, travelling the world, building successful careers and even as owners of their own businesses.

Broad subject choice

We know that it’s crucially important for you to study the courses that matter to you, led by expert and experienced teachers who understand how to help you maximise your potential. That’s why our Pathways give you access to a huge range of courses, including over 60 A levels, vocational diplomas and the brand-new T Level qualifications; more choice than anyone else in the local area.

Step into a college that offers you more

The OSFC Experience goes far beyond the classroom.  From our university-style independent study areas to our outstanding careers department and renowned Xtras Programme, you will have access to the best facilities and opportunities available. We also appreciate the importance of support every step of the way. That’s why our approachable and warm progress tutor team are always on hand to guide you through your OSFC journey and help you make the most of all opportunities.

Our commitment is this: if you work with us, you will find success

We very much hope you can see your future with us at OSFC. Please do explore our website further to see for yourself and find out more.

Updated: 11/12/2023