We are the top performing college in the area for A-Level and Vocational performance

Each year the DfE releases their official performance tables for education providers across the country. The announcement this year in January 2018 sees outstanding results for Ashton Sixth Form College, particularly for the progress a student makes at the college. Across the borough, Ashton Sixth Form College ranks top, significantly outperforming other institutions in the area for both A-Level and Vocational performance for the second year running. Ashton Sixth Form College were the top performing college in the previous academic year also (15/16).


A-Level Performance

College

No. of students 

 Progress Score

Loreto College

1524

0.17

Ashton Sixth Form College

704

0.16

Oldham Sixth Form College

832

0.13

The Blue Coat CofE School

203

0.1

Xaverian College

1020

-0.04

Aquinas College

993

-0.07

Clarendon Sixth Form - Tameside College

108

-0.12

Audenshaw School

44

-0.31


Vocational Performance

College

No. of students 

 Progress Score

Xaverian College

128

0.56

Ashton Sixth Form College

349

0.53

Oldham Sixth Form College

355

0.37

Aquinas College

369

0.22

Loreto College

143

0.14

Clarendon Sixth Form - Tameside College

105

-0.56

Audenshaw School

N/A

N/A

The Blue Coat CofE School

N/A

N/A


* Results data from 2016/17


These results not only put Ashton Sixth Form College as the best college in the Tameside borough, but the college also consistently secures the position at the top end of the table against other colleges in Greater Manchester. These official performance tables join a long list of praise for Ashton Sixth Form College in recent years, including their best results in its longstanding history for the academic year 2016/17, and the recent Sunday Times rankings putting Ashton Sixth Form College in the top 10 of Greater Manchester schools and sixth forms.

The results released in January 2018 can be found on the government website here