Sixth Form News

Year 12 and 13 Pilgrimage Walk from Finchale Abbey to Durham Cathedral

Year 12 students are holding a Charity Christmas fair on 13th December for all students from year 7-10. The nominated charities the Year 12 students have chosen are Cancer research and Project Peru.
  • Quarter of all A level grades are A*-A
  • Half of all level 3 course grades were A*-B or equivalent
  • 56% of A level course grades were A*-B grades
  • 100% pass rate for all A level and vocational courses
  • 64% for General level courses (H&SC, Bus, IT, Sport) achieved Distinction */Distinction
  • 45% for technical  level courses (Engineering, Travel & Tourism) achieved Distinction */Distinction

From 7:00pm to 8:30pm

We are writing to inform you of an exciting opportunity where students and families can lease/purchase an iPad through St John's. If you are interested in this scheme, please complete this simple form, which will allow us to ensure that the most suitable devices and packages are available for you.

Thank you for your interest in St John’s Sixth Form College. As you embark on this new and exciting chapter in your life,

Thinking of continuing your education post-16? We have an extensive curriculum offering a variety of academic and vocational qualifications to meet the needs of students with a wide range of abilities and interests. Come along to our open night to see what exciting opportunities are available at St John’s.

Wednesday 19th November: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

We are proud to congratulate all our students on achieving another fantastic set of results with an overall pass rate of 99%!

We are very proud of all our students  who have achieved a brilliant set of results. It is incredible to see that a quarter of all entries achieved an A* and almost half of all our students achieved two A*-B grade qualifications. Gerard Moran, Head Teacher and Lisa Byron, Head of School  

In a new category which recognises advanced vocational exams, state schools including Archbishop Holgate’s School, in York, St John’s School and Sixth Form College in Bishop Auckland, Carmel College in Darlington and St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School in Peterlee were among schools featured in the top 100.
Matt Dunn, director of sixth form at St John’s, described his school’s position as 17th in the country for advanced vocational exams as “outstanding".