Further Education: Greater Manchester

Department for Education written question – answered on 9th November 2016.

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Photo of Ann Coffey Ann Coffey Labour, Stockport

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students enrolled in (a) GCSE and (b) A Level courses in each of the further education colleges in Greater Manchester in the last five years for which information is available.

Photo of Robert Halfon Robert Halfon Minister of State (Department of Education) (Apprenticeships and Skills)

The table below shows the number of adult students who started GCSE and A level qualifications in each academic year between 2011/12 and 2015/16. It shows all general further education colleges who delivered courses in the Greater Manchester area.

Further Education College

Qualification

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16 (Provisional)

Barnet and Southgate College

GCE A level

-

30

-

-

-

GCE AS level

-

70

-

-

-

Bolton College

GCE AS level

20

10

20

20

GCSE

300

380

610

770

1,430

Bury College

GCE A level

-

-

-

-

1,030

GCE A2 Level

1,450

1,500

1,410

1,000

-

GCE AS level

2,870

2,800

2,230

2,040

2,050

GCSE

870

1,260

1,950

2,130

2,200

Hopwood Hall College

GCSE

550

1,160

1,260

2,150

1,890

Knowsley Community College

GCSE

-

-

-

-

20

The Manchester College

GCE A level

30

50

20

40

430

GCE A2 Level

390

350

310

320

-

GCE AS level

810

750

790

930

870

GCSE

780

1,350

2,210

2,480

2,710

Rotherham College of Arts and Technology

GCSE

-

-

-

10

-

Runshaw College

GCSE

20

-

-

-

-

Salford City College

GCE A level

60

-

1,910

1,560

1,310

GCE A2 Level

2,070

1,710

40

50

-

GCE AS level

3,180

3,360

3,180

2,400

2,220

GCSE

770

1,160

1,240

800

770

Stockport College (formerly Stockport College of Further and Higher Education until 2013/14)

GCE A2 Level

150

140

110

50

-

GCE AS level

290

280

230

-

-

GCSE

280

540

660

690

1,160

Tameside College

GCE A level

-

-

-

210

160

GCE A2 Level

200

280

300

-

-

GCE AS level

530

590

540

500

580

GCSE

520

400

890

1,270

610

The Oldham College

GCE A level

-

-

-

-

-

GCE AS level

-

-

-

10

-

GCSE

220

410

600

1,290

1,450

Trafford College

GCE A level

-

-

-

-

330

GCE A2 Level

350

360

390

400

-

GCE AS level

730

880

820

720

620

GCSE

360

400

380

1,820

1,510

Wigan and Leigh College

GCE A level

-

-

-

-

-

GCE A2 Level

220

230

180

110

-

GCE AS level

520

560

300

10

-

GCSE

490

620

680

1,020

2,280

Please note: Values of less than 5, are denoted by a ‘-’, including values of zero. If there are zero starts for a given qualification for a certain college provider across all years, it will not appear in the table.

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