Doing A-Levels at age 20....any sixth form colleges for my age?

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I'm looking to go back to college at age 20. I know it sounds absolutely ridiculous, but I'm thinking of doing some different subjects (science ones) then what I previously did...and was wondering if there are any sixth form colleges in london that accept students age 20 (even though I would be 21 for entry in september 2017). Im not looking to attend an FE college, and would prefer a well established sixth form that has bred many oxbridge students etc, but i also understand that many of these colleges dont allow such old students (like westminster) so im feeling very limited right now and help would be appreciated
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Hi all....

I'm looking to go back to college at age 20. I know it sounds absolutely ridiculous, but I'm thinking of doing some different subjects (science ones) then what I previously did...and was wondering if there are any sixth form colleges in london that accept students age 20 (even though I would be 21 for entry in september 2017). Im not looking to attend an FE college, and would prefer a well established sixth form that has bred many oxbridge students etc, but i also understand that many of these colleges dont allow such old students (like westminster) so im feeling very limited right now and help would be appreciated
Sorry mate, I'm not from down there so I don't have a clue, just ask around

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Sorry mate, I'm not from down there so I don't have a clue, just ask around

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Thanks! Colleges in other parts of england would be fine too...but london preferably as i live here.
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Thanks! Colleges in other parts of england would be fine too...but london preferably as i live here.
Well I know Franklin College in Grimsby had a few students in their 20s, but that's like 200 miles away from London.

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Well I know Franklin College in Grimsby had a few students in their 20s, but that's like 200 miles away from London.

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Thanks for the suggestion--will be sure to look into it x
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Did you find any college at your time ?Becoz i am 19 and looking for A levels colleges too.Earnest help needed!!.
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Did you find any college at your time ?Becoz i am 19 and looking for A levels colleges too.Earnest help needed!!.
Where do you live?
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6th Forms are school-sector.
They are not funded to take those aged over 18.

Your need to find out which local FE (Further Education) colleges offer A levels, or an Access to HE course - they are funded to teach/train adults.
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Where do you live?
In london.
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In london.
I don't think any sixth forms actually accept 19+ students.
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In london.
I don't think any sixth forms actually accept 19+ students, so you should aim for an FE college that offers A-levels.
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I don't think any sixth forms actually accept 19+ students.
Do you know any college outside london?
Or where there is much less fees than in london , its way too expensive out here.
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Do you know any college outside london?
Or where there is much less fees than in london , its way too expensive out here.
The fees would be similar across England I think.
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Hi, lots of colleges take older students but sixth forms only take 16-18 (unless you resit and leave at 19) as that's what they are funded for. Look for a further education college, they are loads around
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