B&FC rated country’s highest performing large college three years in a row

Published on 22/06/2017 by pfi

Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC) has been reported as the highest performing large general FE college in England for student achievement for the third year running by the Education and Skills Funding Agency National Achievement Rate Tables (NARTs). 

Bev Robinson, Principal and Chief Executive at B&FC, said:

“We are delighted with the data which show B&FC as the highest performing large college in England for student achievement for the third year in a row. 

“At B&FC we have a highly-committed and passionate staff team, focussed on learning, teaching and assessment, which motivates students to achieve the best possible outcomes and I would like to take this opportunity to thank them.

“We work closely with employer partners to ensure the provision we offer meets the needs of industry, drives the economy and delivers sustainable employment for our students.”

The NART data is used to compare performance between 216 colleges.

Simon Hughes, Vice Principal Quality and Curriculum at B&FC, added:

“At B&FC we empower students to achieve their full potential.

“The College works with students and employers to develop students’ skills, knowledge and industry practice to ensure they have the confidence to excel in a range of careers.

“Our focus is always on the future outcomes for students and ensuring they leave us with the skills necessary for positive onward progression.

“This performance is testament to the high calibre, professional staff who maintain industry currency and support our students on their journey to success.”

Blackpool and The Fylde College is judged by Ofsted as Outstanding. Each year around 18,000 students choose to study with us on a range of technical and professional programmes.