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Further Education (Post 16)

Below you will find a list of Learning/Apprenticeship providers in the local area to help with your further education choices.

Burnley College 

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre achievement and success rates are consistently very high. In 2014 A Level pass rates were 99.2% and 90% of students achieved at least one high A*-C grade at A Level, with 62% of students achieving at least one top A*-B grade at A Level.

Advanced Vocational pass rates were also outstanding at 100%. Alongside this, 88% of students achieved at least one high grade Distinction* – Merit at Advanced Level and 60% of students achieved at least one top Distinction* – Distinction grade.

“At the heart of our College is the passion for every one of our students to succeed, both academically and personally. Our combination of a structured learning environment together with opportunities to grow in character, creates individuals who are mature, confident and prepared for their career. Individuals of whom we are extremely proud.”

Hugh Bramwell – Principal

Type – College | Sixth Form | Apprenticeships


Nelson and Colne College

Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form has been judged as ‘Outstanding’ in two full inspections since 2005 and was awarded Beacon College status in 2006 – an award offered to the best colleges in the country, highlighting excellence, innovation and exceptional teaching and learning. In 2014 latest Government data, performance tables released by the Department for Education (covering 317 colleges, sixth forms and sixth form centres), showed that the College is:

• 1st in the country for A Level Value Added scores

• These measure the distance between a student’s eventual A Level grades compared to the results they were predicted based on their GCSEs

• The 3rd highest performing college in the country for young Apprenticeship success(16-18 year old)

• The 4th highest performing college in the country for A Level grades

• BEST in the area for A Level grades

• This includes all grammar schools, school sixth forms, sixth form centres and colleges in Pendle, Burnley, Accrington and the Ribble Valley

• BEST in the area for Vocational grades

Type – College | Sixth Form | Apprenticeships


Training 2000

Why choose Training 2000?

• Learners receive one-to-one mentoring, coaching and training

• We have some of the best training facilities in the country

• Our staff will help learners achieve great results

• Our success rates are above the national average

• We received six ‘outstanding’ grade ones and five ‘good’ grade twos at our last OFSTED inspection.

Our learners can also take part in:

• Duke of Edinburgh Award
• Outward Bound Activities
• Driver Awareness Course
• Charity Fundraising Events
• And lots more.

Information, Advice and Guidance

Training 2000 is accredited to the IAG Matrix Standard, which is the national quality standard for any organisation that delivers information, advice and/or guidance on learning and work.  Accreditation by Matrix confirms Training 2000 is an outstanding training provider, dedicated to giving impartial advice and guidance to its learners.

Type – Apprenticeships | Training 



Contact Us

If you wish to contact The Rose School you can do so using the following methods.

The Rose School
BB11 4DT

Phone: 01282 683050

Fax: 01282 683052

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