Student Life & Facilities

The Independent Learning Centre

At Longley Park we have our own purpose-built Independent Learning Centre that provides the prefect environment for you to study. Our space has been created to emulate a university style learning environment and has study areas designed to accommodate all learning needs.

The ILC staff work closely with the teaching staff and academic tutors to provide the research tools and skills necessary to support teaching and independent study.

Our services include:

  • A wide range of hard copy resources, including books, fiction and non-fiction, journals, magazines and newspapers
  • Access to online resources such as e-books, online journals, newspapers and searchable databases
  • A large number of computers available to you to use in your free time
  • A silent study area
  • Bookable seminar rooms for you to use
  • Group and individual study spaces
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning services
  • Dedicated staff available to give you help and advice
  • Open 5 days a week

The Canteen

If you like to start the day with a hearty healthy breakfast then Longley Park’s canteen is the place for you. We serve a range of food from fruit toast and cooked breakfast in the morning to chicken and chips at lunch or our scrummy fresh home made soup.

Choose from a large range of Fairtrade different coffees and teas, supplied by our exclusive ethically sourced beverage company and join our rewards scheme.

You can also choose from our daily specials such as Halloumi wraps, chicken curry or enchiladas or grab a bowl of salad from our salad bar. We cater for everyone so there is always a vegan, vegetarian or halal option to choose from.

If you need an afternoon pick-me-up, then we have a small café on the first floor that sells drinks and snacks to give you that boost. You will be spoilt for choice from our delicious Frappuccino's or home made cookies and cakes.

The Gym and Sports Clubs

At Longley Park sixth form, students have an opportunity to take part in numerous enrichment activities. If you’re looking to improve your health and fitness, we have a gym on site with a vast range of cardiovascular machines.

This includes treadmills, rower machines, cross trainers and exercise bikes. For those wanting to improve their strength and power, we have a combination of machine and free weights as well.

In addition, the sixth form has a Football team that play in the South Yorkshire Flexi league. You can try out for the team and take part in weekly training sessions, play competitive matches or help on the day with equipment and officiating. If you are wanting to play sports, but just for fun, we also run lunch time table tennis sessions in the sixth form and badminton sessions at concord sports centre on Wednesday afternoons. Longley Park work closely with Sheffield Wednesday and they invite students to take part community-based sporting projects in the local area; this includes football and basketball sessions on weeknights in the local area.

Please email marketing@longleyparksixthform if you have any questions.


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