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East Lancashire Scholars - a partnership between Lancaster University and the Villiers Park Educational Trust to help academically able students from disadvantaged backgrounds to aspire to join leading universities.

IGGY is a social network site developed by the University of Warwick specifically for able and talented young people.

The Future Oxbridge Scholar’s Programme - a full programme to assist academically-talented students interested in applying to Oxford or Cambridge Universities. This provides a range of stretch and challenge activities to assist students in developing the intellectual, practical and personal skills and knowledge they will need to be accepted for an Oxbridge college.


Session 3 - students looking to improve upon their current performance and grades can attend weekly additional classes from 3.30pm - 5.00pm to help consolidate their understanding of subjects and extend their knowledge of specific topics.

Extended Project Qualification - a free standing qualification highly valued by universities. It is worth up to 28 UCAS points and is equivalent to half an A Level. The EPQ provides students with the opportunity to develop an individual research paper with one-to-one support from a member of staff.

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The Sixth Form

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

Sudell Rd 




Tel: 01254 819517


Principal: Lisa Dolan

Head of Sixth Form: Fiona McMahon

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