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.
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.
The Northern College is a residential college dedicated to the education and training of men and women who are without formal qualifications and are seeking to return to learning. It also offerstraining for those who are active in community and voluntary groups as well as in trade unions.
Horizon has received a glowing report from OFSTED, following a visit at the end of the summer term. The college was judged 'Good' in all categories. The report - a copy of which can be seen here -notes that, 'Attainment has improved rapidly in all year groups since the College opened', and that, '.students make good progress in mathematics and English'. In addition the report states that, 'Progress in all other subjects shows an equally positive picture'.
For those attending tonight's Year 6 into 7 Transition Evening, the meeting will commence at 6pm for parents/carers of children from South Parade, Holy Trinity and Southdale Primary Schools. OssettAcademy endeavours to be as supportive as possible of local, national and international charities. Our biggest fund raising is for Warm Heart Malawi along with a small scale project in Addis Abba (Ethiopia).
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.
Independent Training College will prepare you to further develop your career by enabling you to gain skills and qualifications through our unique range of programmes. Our Careers Advisors are here tohelp you find the best start and provide you with an Individualised Personal Learning Programme.
Pennine is an independent specialist college providing for young people who have learning difficulties. Preparing for Adulthood and providing a Local Offer are key themes in Pennine. We are oftendescribed as a college without classrooms where learning takes place through hands on learning. Ofsted have described our students gaining outstanding practical skills.