Open Days

Meet the teachers and explore our fantastic campus at one of our 2022-23 open events

Open Day Dates

12 November 2022 - 10.00-14.30 Book your fast track ticket here!
1 February 2023 - 16.00-18.00
28 June 2023 - 14.00-16.00



Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Sixth Form College is London's oldest and highest achieving sixth form college. Our results are consistently impressive and many of our students go on to top universities and successful careers.

The College is set in beautiful grounds adjacent to Clapham Common, two minutes walk from Clapham South station. We offer an extensive range of courses, all with excellent success rates:

  • 27 A levels with a 97% Pass Rate across all subjects
  • top grades of A* to B achieved in 48% of all entries
  • 11 BTEC & UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma courses: pass rate of 99% with 68% of students achieving a Distinction* (equivalent of A* at A level) or Distinction grade (equivalent of A at A level)
  • 3 brand new T Levels, offering the equivalent of 3 A levels alongside industry placements
 

At the Open Days you will have the chance to:

  • tour our fantastic facilities
  • visit department areas to find out about all of the subjects we have to offer
  • take part in exciting course activities
  • talk to our careers team about the best pathway for you
  • hear from our Principal, Mr Graham Thompson and meet our Senior Management Team
  • find out how to apply for September 2023

To secure your fast track entry ticket to our next open day on 12 November, click here 
 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Students will need to attend with a parent or guardian. If this is not possible for you, please email admissions@sfx.ac.uk.

Why should I choose a sixth form college rather than a school sixth form?

We are sixth form specialists – all of our teaching, facilities and support services are specially designed for 16-19 year olds and their specific needs, and run by experts with years of experience working with this age group.

Course choice – because we are solely focused on teaching 16-19 year olds, we can offer a range of courses most schools simply can’t.

Independence – outside of lesson time we will support you to work independently, and manage your study in a way that best suits you. We will treat you like an adult, and help you prepare you for your next stage at university or in work.

A fresh start – our students relish the chance to meet a new group of like-minded people, make new friends and explore new opportunities in a fresh environment.

For more information on the benefits of attending a sixth form college, click here.

Why should I choose St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College?

Outstanding Results – our unrivalled quality of teaching, facilities and academic support supports every student to get the best grades possible, and succeed. We are rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Facilities – our facilities are second to none, including our library, gym, sports grounds, music and media studios, chapel, and onsite Costa Coffee bar.

Academic & Careers Support – our dedicated academic and careers support teams help every student to reach their full potential, and achieve their desired next steps. We cover the full range of support needed, from those needing help to stay on track, to special support for Oxbridge and Russell Group applicants.

Student wellbeing – we take the physical and mental health of our students seriously, and offer a full range of services designed to help foster wellbeing at the college. As a Catholic school we support and promote values such as kindness, inclusion and respect for everyone; and we pride ourselves on having a vibrant and supportive community.

Getting to us

St. Francis Xavier Sixth Form College is located on Malwood road, Clapham South, London SW12 8EN. There are bus, train and tube stops nearby. Unfortunately, we are not able to allow visitors to park onsite during the open day, but there is parking available on the surrounding roads.

Bus

The following routes stop nearby: 50 (Croydon/ Thornton Heath/ Norbury/ Streatham/ Clapham/ Stockwell), 155 (Tooting/ Balham/ Clapham/ Stockwell/ Oval/ Kennington/ Elephant & Castle), 249 (Clapham/ Balham/ Tooting/ Streatham/ Crown Point/ Crystal Palace/ Anerley), 315 (West Norwood/ Streatham/ Balham), 355 (Mitcham/ Tooting/ Balham/ Clapham/ Brixton), 690 (West Norwood/ Tulse Hill/ Herne Hill/ Brixton/ Clapham/ Wandsworth Common), G1 (Streatham/ Tooting/ Wandsworth Common/ Clapham Junction).

Tube

Clapham South tube station is a 2 minute walk away. Turn right as you exit away from Clapham Common along the high road and take the first right turn onto Malwood road.

Train

Balham train station is a 12 minute walk away. As you come out of Balham station, walk straight along the high road past McDonald’s & Sainsbury’s. Malwood road is the left turn opposite Shell Petrol station and Burger King. Clapham Junction is a 14 minute G1 bus journey away.

If you have any questions don't hesitate to get in contact. Email admissions@sfx.ac.uk