Moorlands Sixth Form College

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Moorlands VI Form College
TypeSixth Form College
MottoSuccessful Together
Senior LeaderMrs Clare Dodson
Age16 to 18
HousesPCC, TCA & MHS
Associate SchoolsPainsley Catholic College, Moorside High School & The Cheadle Academy

The Moorlands Sixth Form College is a successful Sixth Form College. The college is located in Cheadle, a historic market town in Staffordshire, England. The college caters for years 12-13, where students can gain A-Level and AS-Level qualifications, with results above the national standards. The college is run as a partnership of 3 local high schools; Painsley Catholic College, The Cheadle Academy and Moorside High School, and acts as the sixth form for students of all partnership schools.


The Moorlands is led by a Senior Leader (Mrs C Dodson) elected by the representatives of Painsley Catholic College (Mr S G Bell), The Cheadle Academy (Mr N Jamieson) & Moorside High School (Mr S Clarke) and all decisions and changes within the college are made as a group by these four leaders.

Links with Painsley Catholic College[edit]

Painsley Catholic College is a Roman Catholic secondary school with academy status situated in Cheadle, Staffordshire and is one of the leading schools in the country. Painsley is part of the Painsley Catholic multi-academy company consisting of the high school and 6 feeder primary schools. Painsley consistently achieves excellent grades at GCSE and students attending Painsley are encouraged to continue these excellent grades at the Moorlands VIth form College. The teaching staff at the Moorlands VIth are from all three contributing high schools. The Moorlands VIth form campus is located adjacent to Painsley Academy and students from the VIth form can use the Cheadle Schools sports hall facility based on the Cheadle High School Academy.

Links with The Cheadle Academy[edit]

The Cheadle Academy is located within a 5 minute walk from the sixth form & Painsley campus and a large amount of Moorlands teaching staff are from The Cheadle Academy.

Links with Moorside High School[edit]

Moorside High school is located furthest away from the sixth form, in the town of Werrington, on the borders of Stoke-On-Trent and provides a small number of teaching staff to the college.


The Moorlands Sixth Form teaches: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Maths, English language, English literature, German, French, Spanish, Philosophy, Religion & Ethics, Computing, Geography, History, Art, Textiles, Product Design, Beliefs & Values, Business Studies, Economics, Performing Arts, Health & Social Care, Sociology, Psychology, Vocational Business, Media Studies, Further Maths,PE, Music, and Drama.

Alumni of Painsley Catholic College & the Sixth Form[edit]

Examination Results[edit]

See link for all exam results.

Moorlands Sixth Form College consistently gains some of the top A-Level results in Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire and the Midlands.

The college gained the top A-Level results in Staffordshire in 2014 and 2015

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Coordinates: 52°58′46″N 1°59′27″W / 52.9794°N 1.9909°W / 52.9794; -1.9909