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What is cife? The association of independent sixth-form colleges
making learning better for our students

cife is a group of independent colleges committed to delivering the very highest standard of education.

See a list of our member colleges.

cife update on Covid-19

Cife colleges continue to support existing and prospective students during these challenging times through a range of online teaching provision, pastoral care and careers guidance. Please be sure to contact individual colleges on the steps they are taking to manage Covid-19 and discover how they might be best placed to support your future goals.

Advice articles

cife colleges have a great deal of experience in helping students get the best out the sixth form. We've distilled that knowledge into a series of advice articles to help you make good choices and get great results.

cife articles cover everything from choosing your A level subjects to final exam revision.

See all sixth-form advice articles, or view specific groups:

Courses at cife colleges

cife colleges provide safe opportunities for positive change.

With their long experience of helping students settle in quickly, wide subject choice and flexible course structures, cife colleges make it easy to move school and they provide an excellent environment for a new start.

Find out more about our range of courses...

Choose the right cife college

Read our questions to ask cife colleges for advice on making the best choice.

Find out more about cife colleges' approach to sixth-form education.

Featured student

Quang Huy Le joined Ashbourne College in January 2019 on a full scholarship. It was a tough decision for him to leave Vietnam and his family to come and study in the UK but he was persuaded that he had the potential and resilience to succeed. After only 18 months at the college, Quang Huy achieved an outstanding A*A*A*A in Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry.


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