The Association of Colleges (AoC) is a not-for-profit membership organisation set up in 1996 by colleges to act as their collective voice. Today, AoC represents and promotes the interests of more than320 further education, sixth form, tertiary and specialist colleges across the UK - over 95% of the sector. We influence Government and its agencies on policies affecting colleges and their students and staff at national and regional levels.
Established in 1983 as a private college specialising in business related subjects and information technology - the main focus now is to help young people find jobs and gain relevant qualificationsleading to intermediate and advanced apprenticeship frameworks.
Greenhead College has performed outstandingly well in this year's key stage five league tables published by the Department of Education on Thursday 29 January 2015. The college is the top sixth formcollege for the average number of UCAS points achieved by students at the college during 2013/14, scoring a total of 1034.7 points and is in third place with 27% of students achieving grades AAB in at least two facilitating subjects.
Situated on the edge of the Pennines, perfectly placed for students from either Kirklees or Calderdale, Huddersfield New College is a specialist sixth form college which caters exclusively for youngpeople in the 16-18 age range. We offer courses at levels 1, 2 and 3, and are the only college in West Yorkshire to allow students to study a mix of both A Level and BTEC qualifications.
Calderdale College is the largest provider of further education (post-16) courses and work-based learning (Apprenticeships) and the sole provider of higher education awards in Calderdale, aMetropolitan Borough in West Yorkshire. Performing arts at Calderdale College has been established for more than twenty years with the range of courses having constantly expanded during that time to include all areas of the performing arts.
Grange is an 11-18 secondary academy school with over 1800 students and 300 staff, located at the Southfield Grange Campus in Little Horton, Bradford. If you cannot find the information you arelooking for on the website, please feel free to contact us.
Dewsbury is situated on the rail link between Manchester and Leeds, two of the largest cities in the UK. The railway station is only a 5 minute walk from the college. The motorway network is easilyaccessible within 5 miles of Charis Dewsbury in Yorkshire, with the M62 corridor going coast to coast, East to West and the M1 motorway going from North to South, Leeds to London. the city of Leeds is fifteen minutes away, Huddersfield Town ten minutes away, both by a very good rail service.
The College of Business and Development Studies has successfully launced a new course on 11th November 2013 in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Sector [PTLS]. Please contact student services if youare interested in attending the next course starting in February 2014.
Our aim is to offer a range of excellent courses for adults in the Bradford and surrounding areas. We believe that by providing a supportive and comfortable learning environment we can help ourlearners achieve their full potential. Or if you have any questions, concerns or even want to pass on praise then please contact us.
We are proud of our Islamic girls school which provides an outstanding quality of education in a positive learning environment. We work with the College Directors, staff and parents to ensure studentsreach their potential and achieve their goals, both academically and spiritually. The Department for Education considers Feversham Education Trust to be an appropriate organisation to sponsor an academy.