Cardiff Sixth Form College: Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Cardiff Sixth Form College: Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Price Range ₤ 20,000-30,000 per annum


ABSOLUTELY ASTONISHING NEWS FOR GREAT CARDIFF SIXTH FORM COLLEGE! NO 1 by the Times and the Daily Telegraph in the A Level League tables, the results were A*-B 100%, A*-A 94%. One of top schools in Wales! A co-educational college for top students from all of the world!

Trying to find one of top boarding schools in UK? We present here one of top boarding schools according to UK school rankings. Cardiff Sixth Form College in Cardiff, Glamorgan county, Wales is a highly performing and Co-educational Boarding institution which gathers international and national students. Nowadays, students population is composed of 204 students from 29 different countries which form students community. Cardiff Sixth Form College is famous for great results in the A-levels; rated best Co-ed Boarding School in the UK, in terms of A Level results by Best Schools for the last three years. It prepares its students for attending top Universities and tries to ensure that they are able to achieve even more than they think. Cardiff Sixth Form takes care of its students and offers scholarships for national and a part of international students.

CSFC in quite a short period of time transformed into one of the best boarding schools in UK and a provider of A levels, and because of its educational achievements, great and modern facilities and wide range of extra curricular activities, it inspire many new and old students to explore and master their talents.

Our 2012 results were outstanding, with 99.5% A*B grades being achieved. Included in these figures, 94% A*A grades and 60% A* grades were obtained. Unchangeably for three years CSFC has been ranked the Top Co-Educational Boarding School, and Top Sixth Form College in the country for A Levels by Best School, and The  Spectator Magazine, a sister publication of The Daily Telegraph. In February 2012 CSFC was proud because of receiving of two prestigious Crystal awards from The Education  Advisers, the first for Top Independent Sixth Form College and the second for Top UK Co-Educational Boarding School. Additionally CSFC was the only independent school in  Wales to be mentioned in a publication by Cambridge Student Union, celebrating 800 Years of Educational Excellence. 


The college offers two paths of study: A Levels and Summer School. Within this section you will learn more about these two types of courses, and the benefits of each of them. It will also cover the such courses offered by the college as: Cambridge Pre-U Diploma, Healthcare Diploma and Revision Classes. 

Since 2007, 100% of our students applying for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science have been accepted for universities for their chosen study programs. We are so proud to telly you that our students have been successful in achieving places to study other highly demanding courses starting from Engineering and Economics to Social Science and Humanities. Our successful students are now members of top universities in the UK, including Oxford and Cambridge. We have a dedicated and well-qualified member of staff who guides our students through the whole UCAS process. The Cambridge Pre-U Diploma and a variety of work experience placements make sure that all students make a conscious career path.

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 89 85 174
Day School: 17 13 30
Year of foundation: 2004
Some history:

CSFC changed his premises in 2007 and it was because of the growing number of students. The Colleges academic success resulted in having a top place in the League Tables and this definitely lead towards increasing number of applications. At this point the College was really involved into recruiting new national and international students and this is why we needed much larger premises to the present site 1-3 Trinity Court, Newport Road and a current student total number is 204.

Campus size and facilities: 30,000 Sq ft to include a Library, Student Hall, Science Labs, Classrooms and Canteen.
Accreditations: IS

Name of Director: Mrs Yasmin Sarwar

Address: Unit 1 & 3 Trinity Court, 21-27 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0AA

Tel: +44 (0) 2920 493121

Contact school: contact-us


Rolling or fixed admission date? Rolling

Application fee: 175 GBP

International application fee: 175 GBP

Cost of tuition

7 days boarding: 29 000 GBP

5 days boarding: N/A

Day school only cost: 12 000 GBP

Needs based aid: Not Offered

Percentage of students receiving some aid: N/A

Average aid awarded: N/A

Merit scholarschips:Offered

Percentage of students receiving merit scholarschips: 16%

Average merit scholarschip awarded: 70%

About the school

Long description:

The fundamental purpose of the School is to provide an excellent academic education to all of its students. They should be supported in order to achieve their success and have an access to the top Universities in the UK and any other corner of the world and giving a possibility of preparation for competitive courses such as Medicine, Engineering, Economics and Law and many others. The College prepares students for the next phase in their education carer and encourages them to become independent and focused young learners. We also want to be sure that students can grow up and develop in a safe and sound atmosphere. The College ensures that all students are treated individually and all of their need and problems are taken into consideration. We also try to present self-respect, as well as teach students respect toward other people. It results in creation of stable and solid environment in which everyone would like to learn.

Dorm Facilities: 270 rooms split between single room en suite with a shared Kitchen and studio apartment with en suite.

Dress code: Formal

Academic life

What we offer?

The fundamental focus of the students who come to our College is to achieve great results in their studies which is definitely connected with a great deal of hard work. Because of the fact that we gather only excellent teachers with many years of experience our students can achieve astonishing educational results. Beyond the confines of the A level courses students take a range of other courses such as, Cambridge Pre-U, Healthcare Diploma, and various others such as, BMAT,LNAT,TSA,STEP in order to gain entry to career orientated courses like Medicine, Law, Economics and Mathematics. International students have the opportunity to improve their language abilities and prepare for the IELTS examination. In such a way we help them develop for University life and the world of professional work. A unique feature of the College is our hard work which we put into education of you people. Moreover, we organise work experience for the students during half terms and holidays. We also encourage our Students to work as volunteers because it can only be beneficial for them and show them how a real world functions. Finally, our Students participate in a range of academic competitions- Biology Olympiad, Mathematics challenges, Debating competitions, NASA competition, Model United Nations, Young Enterprise and Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Social life & attractions

Description: Cardiff is a lively, multi-cultural city which offers all the amenities you would expect from a national capital city including quality restaurants, shopping centres, museums, art galleries, concert halls and much more. 

Summer Programs


It is equally suitable as a pre-GCSE or pre-A-Level course and will serve either as a head-start or as a comprehensive revision programme. Apart from intensive English language preparation, students will also be taught core academic subjects (Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Economics), to help them to adjust to specific demands of British education.


This course will help students to understand what sets  Oxbridge (Oxford or Cambridge ) apart from other universities and what the application process entails. The programme will also be useful for students considering other top universities such as London School of Economics, Imperial College London, University College London, Durham University and others.


Medical School Preparation Programme has been designed to help students interested in a variety of healthcare careers, including dentistry and veterinary medicine, make an informed decision about which course and which university would suit them best and ensure the best chance of success. 

Oxford Preparation and Medical School Preparation Programmes:

  • Start date: 23.07.2018
  • Duration: 2 weeks

Academic Programme:

  • Start dates: 23.07, 30.07, 6.08.2018
  • Duration: 2 weeks/ 3 weeks/ 4 weeks

Summer 2018 Fees

  • 2 week Medical School Preparation Programme - £2,900
  • 2 week Oxbridge Preparation Programme - £2,900
  • 2 week Medical School Preparation + 1 week Academic - £3,630
  • 2 week Oxbridge Preparation Programme + 1 week Academic - £3,630
  • 2 week Medical School Preparation + 2 week Academic - £4,150
  • 2 week Academic Summer Programme - £2,340
  • 3 week Academic Summer Programme - £3,160
  • 4 week Academic Summer Programme - £3,840


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