The people of East Lancashire can be proud to have the sixth highest performing college in the country on their doorstep!

The latest success data published by the Government (National Success Data – May 2012) places us in the top 3% of all colleges nationally, the sixth highest performing college of 230 FE colleges nationally and the top College in East Lancashire .

Nelson and Colne College has a long-standing tradition of excellence, with whole generations of families benefitting from the education they received whilst studying at the college. From company directors, technicians and artists, to doctors, entrepreneurs and professional engineers; the college is proud of its former students, who are now making meaningful contributions in their fields; further indication of the college’s ability to instill a fantastic foundation from which to build a successful career.

Part of this outstanding success is attributed to the attitude of all staff and students. The College is lucky to have a fantastic staff, with many years of teaching experience who are determined to ensure their students’ success and future careers.

Principal of the College, Amanda Melton said, “ I am immensely proud of the success of our students. Not only is this a result of their hard work and dedication, but it also reflects on the care and guidance of their parents, families and guardians. Our students benefit from the wealth of experience offered by our highly skilled and enthusiastic staff, who are committed to their successful futures. The people of East Lancashire can be justly proud of the success of its young people, just as we are proud to continue to serve the local community. They can also have confidence in knowing that they have a truly outstanding college, which has a fantastic reputation, held over many years, on their doorstep.”