The Ridings’ Federation Sixth Form

Achieve the best post 16 results

Wonderful opportunities

Overseas trips – drama productions – music and photography studios - work associateships – top sports facilities

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The Ridings’ Federation Sixth Form

Welcome to the Federation Sixth Form website, which provides courses for nearly 500 students across its two campusus based at Winterbourne International Academy and Yate International Academy. Since the Federation was established in 2009, over £35 million has been invested in new facilities at both sites.

You will be able to access a variety of qualifications, including traditional A Levels, the International Baccalaureate (Diploma and Career Certificate) and vocational qualifications. The two Academies at Winterbourne and Yate provide a unique offering and we are happy to discuss which courses and which culture would suit you best. Please contact for further information.

We are proud of our high academic and vocational standards locally, nationally and internationally. Student performance in a range of qualifications is a strong feature of our Federation Sixth Form with examination results consistently high.

Our focus is on providing students across all of South Gloucestershire with the best post-16 choices taught by the best teachers within a fantastic and fit-for-purpose facility.

Secure your place at The Federation Sixth Form today!

Please contact us to discuss what you would like to study.


Things to consider

Thinking about University? You are more likely to go to your University of choice by studying at the Ridings’ Federation Sixth Form compared to any other Sixth form in the area.

Thinking of securing that job? Vocational courses with outstanding teachers, close links with businesses, and top facilities including a science lab, technology rooms, top sporting facilities and Hair&Beauty Salon that will put you one step ahead of your competition.


Find out why you should come to the Ridings’ Federation Sixth Form by reading our 2014-15 prospectus. Click below to download or request a hard copy.
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Existing parents and students click below to access the VLE for study guides, homework, and the most up-to-date information available.


There are over 80 academic and vocational courses available. Click the link below for the most up-to-date list of available courses.
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£35 million has been invested in new buidlings. Click below to find out more about hi-tech classrooms, sports facilities, photography dark room, Arts Centre, dance studio, Hair&Beauty Salon, and much more!
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