Hartlepool Sixth Form College

International Students

Hartlepool Sixth Form College offers an exciting opportunity for international students. As well as excellent teaching and learning facilities, we also have a dedicated international support team for any help you may require.

Welcome to Hartlepool Sixth Form College

Director of Chinese Studies Chang Zhang

Hi, my name is Maoge Hou and I am the International Student Achievement and Teacher of Chinese at Hartlepool Sixth Form College. Welcome to our website.

Should you require further information about the College or want to discuss making an application then please contact me by email at maoge.hou@hpoolsfc.ac.uk. You may write in either the Chinese or English Language.

You can contact me by telephone on 0044 1429 29 44 44 (this is the college contact phone number, please leave your name and phone number, and either I or another member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible).

Please note: your application will be referred to our regional representatives in your part of China, who will further assist you with personalised application support.

Our aim is to make your application process as straightforward as possible and we look forward to hearing from you.

Mission Statement

Important Dates for International Students

Name Date(s)
Autumn Term
Term Begins 6th September 2016
PD Day 11th October 2016
Study Leave 24th October – 28th October 2016
Term Ends 16th December 2016
Spring Term
Term Begins 3rd January 2017
PD Day 10th February 2017
Study Leave 13th February – 17th February 2017
Term Ends 7th April 2017
Summer Term
Term Begins 24th April 2017
PD Day 24th April 2017
Bank Holiday 1st May 2017
Study Leave 30th May – 3rd June 2017
Term Ends 23rd June 2017

What Ofsted Said About Us

Our last inspection was in January 2016 and we are delighted by some of their comments:

  • “A tangible ethos of high expectations”
  • “Dynamic and challenging senior leadership”
  • “Staff pay excellent attention to safeguarding”
  • “Teachers and staff have high expectations of learners”
  • “A very strong culture of valuing the individual permeates the college”
  • “Learners feel very safe”
  • “Learners behaviour in college is exemplary”
  • “Throughout their learning pupils grow in self-confidence and become increasingly aspirational in their work and personal lives”

Representatives in China

  • Mr. PENG Kai
  • Mobile/Weixin: 13302291366
  • Email: 1505256883@qq.com

Mr. PENG has been our college’s representative since 2006. He is responsible for developing and maintaining the recruitment network for our college in China and supports our students, their parents and educational agents with his expertise.