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Gateway Sixth Form College

17 Colin Grundy Drive, Hamilton, Leicester , LE5 1GA

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About us

Gateway Sixth Form College supports around 1,250 learners from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland providing a range of vocational and academic qualifications from Entry level 1 to A Levels/Level 3.

Based in Hamilton, Leicester, the college is situated on a purpose built 12 acre site. Gateway strives to deliver ‘excellence in education’ and enables students to have a personalized learning experience aiming to challenge, inspire and motivate regardless of a student’s background or ability.

Gateway celebrates the diversity of its staff and students and through links with the local community, businesses and regional and national universities, students are well placed to go on to succeed in their chosen field, whether that be higher education, sport, employment or self- employment. This is recognized through the growing Gateway Alumni Community.

Since October 2019, we have received Grade 2 (Good) in all areas from Ofsted, officially making Gateway College a Good provider.

Student support

We offer the following support

1 to 1 in class support

Shared in class support

1 to 1 out of class support

Specific learning difference e.g. Dyslexia

Physical disability

Specialist ICT equipment

Literacy and Numeracy workshops to improve standard of work

Personal care

Special exam arrangements

Specialist software/ specialist ICT equipment

Visual impairment

Hearing impairment

Study skills/time management


What makes us different?

Support for every student

At Gateway Sixth Form College we aim to develop the full potential of every student. We care about each individual which is why we work closely with your school so that you will have a smoother transition into college life. We attach great importance in helping each of you to achieve your full potential and a wide range of support is available to ensure you reach your goals.

The Schools Teams

Ensuring you have an outstanding experience is at the heart of the work that the Gateway College Schools Team undertake. The work that Heads of School, and Learner Performance Tutors (LPTs) do is focused on support, guidance and ensuring you have every opportunity to experience a full and exciting Programme of Study (PoS). If you need access to additional support, careers or counselling advice the Schools Team are your first point of call. You will have a weekly group tutorial, and regular 1-1 sessions with a specially assigned LPT whose aim is to monitor and ensure that you are on track to complete to your full potential. There are also opportunities to enjoy your successes with celebration assemblies, termly and half termly prizes up for grabs. The Schools Team will support you through the UCAS process, provide help to research and find suitable universities, provide opportunities to secure apprenticeships, or enter the world of work if this is your goal.


Getting to Gateway College is easy; we are well connected by road, cycle paths and public transport. You can plan your journey by going to

Additional information

Browse our brand new prospectus for September 2020 study:

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