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Sixth form advice hub

cife colleges are the sixth form experts and have a great deal of experience in helping students get the best out of their A levels and sixth form. We've distilled that sector leading knowledge into a series of articles to help you make informed choices and get great results.

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

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Flexible, focussed 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 provide an excellent environment for a new start whether you are starting A levels or GCSEs for the first time or retaking exams.

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    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.

    University destinations

    More than half of CIFE students entered a Russell Group University in 2021

    It's the quality of cife students' university destinations that is the clearest indication of our winning sixth form formula. In 2021 KCL was the top choice with 56 placements. 61 students at cife colleges won places for medicine, dentistry and vet science.

    See the the latest survey of CIFE students' university applications in 2021...