Key Achievements

Nelson and Colne College

  • The number one FE college in the country for A Levels, based on progress scores
  • The number one FE college in the country for GCSE Mathematics and third nationally for English, based on progress scores
  • The number one FE college in Lancashire for 16-18 Advanced Apprenticeship timely achievement
  • The number one FE college in the country for student satisfaction, based on the FE Choices Learner Survey
  • The number two FE college in Lancashire for classroom learner achievement, at all levels
  • A top 10 college in the country/The number three FE college in Lancashire for employer satisfaction, based on the FE Choices Employer Survey

Results 2020

  • 100% A Level pass rate
  • 37% of students achieved A*-A grades
  • 69% of students achieved A*-B grades
  • 91% of students achieved A*-C grades
  • 100% Advanced BTEC pass rate

Accrington and Rossendale College

  • A top five college in the country for classroom learner achievement, at all ages and levels
  • Number one college in Lancashire for 16-18 Advanced Apprenticeship timely achievement
  • A top 10 college in the country/The number two college in Lancashire for student satisfaction, based on the FE Choices Learner Survey
  • The number one college in Lancashire for employer satisfaction, based on the FE Choices Employer Survey

Lancashire Adult Learning

Key achievements

  • We work with over 200 partners ranging from employers, government agencies, community centres, schools and the voluntary sector and deliver in over 300 venues across Lancashire
  • We offer approximately 200 courses with the Department for Work and Pensions to engage and progress individuals towards the employment market
  • In 2018-19, we had 1,589 learners directed by the DWP on to employability courses with a significant proportion either continuing their studies, moving into accredited learning or progressing into employment
  • LAL engages with over 14,000 individual learners annually across Lancashire
  • 95.5% achievement rate for Functional Skills English
  • 97.3% achievement for Functional Skills Maths
  • 98.5% achievement for ICT
  • 98.3% achievement for ESOL (accredited qualifications)
  • 98.4% overall qualification achievement rate in 2018-19 with a 100% achievement rate on adult and community learning courses
  • 2,711 adults enrolled on to basic skills courses including English, Maths, ESOL and ICT
  • 100% of learners would recommend the organisation to friends and family, of those responding to the FE Choices Learner Survey
  • 90% of children whose parents attended Family English and Family Maths improve their attainment at school
  • 87% of learners on Health and Wellbeing courses reduced their dependency on healthcare services
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