Cronton Sixth Form is an Ofsted Outstanding College based in Widnes, offering A levels and vocational qualifications to school leavers. At Cronton Sixth Form, ensuring that every student reaches their full potential is at the heart of everything we do.

This culture enables staff and students to work together to achieve the outstanding results Cronton has achieved year on year, across a wide range of subjects whilst also offering students an inclusive and supportive college community where they can thrive. Students can also take advantage of the exclusive gifted and talented programmes and Centres of Excellence in STEM, Sport, and Performing Arts, encompassing academic, sport, performance, creativity, and wellbeing.

Cronton has a strong commitment to young athletes and offers a Centre of Sporting Excellence available to all students, which includes:

5.5 hours of specialist support and coaching

Prestigious Sporting Partners

College Sport Teams


NEW £6 million pound investment with a Health and Well-being Centre offering a brand-new modern gym, sports hall and changing facilities.

The newly accredited TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) Dual Career Accreditation at Cronton is led by a dedicated sports tutor who has competed professionally at international and World Cup level and has a full understanding of the extra demands of combining education with high-level sporting commitments for talented young athletes.

Students on the TASS Programme can also access:

Academic support, which could be provided virtually if the student is away from home competing or training.

Mental health workshops

Career workshops with a focus on lifestyle, time management, goal setting, nutrition, psychology and strength, and conditioning support.

Both the Centre of Sporting Excellence and the TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) Dual Career programme are available to all students studying on all A Level and Vocational qualifications at Cronton.

Cronton is extremely proud of the new TASS Accreditation and is committed to supporting young athletes studying at the College. For any more information please contact Cronton’s TASS Lead Faye Gaskin: