Top 50 Colleges

Top 50 Colleges

Guardian has published a list of top 50 colleges in UK and scored them according their academic performance.

This is the list of Top 50 colleges

 Top 50 colleges

Rank College Location Type Co-ed status Score
1 Hills Road Sixth Form College Cambridge SFC M 28.47
2 Greenhead College Huddersfield SFC M 25.2
3 Woodhouse College Finchley SFC M 24.13
4 King Edward VI College Stourbridge West Midlands FE M 23.91
5 St Aidan’s and St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form Centre Harrogate FE M 23.6
6 Runshaw College Leyland FE M 23.4
7 Plymouth College of Further Education Devonport FE M 23.35
8 Peter Symonds’ College Winchester FE M 23
9 Winstanley College Billinge FE M 22.92
10 The Sixth Form College Farnborough Farnborough FE M 21.57
11 The Moorlands Sixth Form Centre (Cheadle High School) Cheadle SFC M 21.48
12 New College Pontefract Pontefract FE M 21.4
13 St Malachy’s College Belfast FE B 21.14
14 Godalming College Godalming FE M 21.12
15 York Sixth Form College Tadcaster Road FE M 21.09
16 Carmel College St Helens FE M 20.96
17 Farnham College Farnham FE M 20.76
18 North Devon College Barnstaple FE M 20.32
19 Varndean College Brighton SFC M 20.2
20 Franklin College Grimsby FE M 19.8
21 John Leggott Sixth Form College Scunthorpe FE M 19.71
22 Havant College Havant FE M 19.61
23 Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College Hove SA M 19.51
24 Selby College Selby FE M 19.4
25 Cirencester Tertiary College Stroud Road FE M 19.35
26 St Austell College St Austell FE M 19.33
27 East Norfolk Sixth Form College Great Yarmouth FE M 19.29
28 Aquinas College Stockport FE M 19.17
29 Cornwall College Pool FE M 19.16
30 Richard Huish College, Taunton Taunton FE M 18.61
31 Scarborough Sixth Form College Scarborough SFC M 18.45
32 Hunterhouse College Belfast C G 18.34
33 Strode College Street FE M 18.31
34 The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham Horsham SFC M 17.94
35 Haywards Heath College Haywards Heath SFC M 17.67
36 South East Essex College of Arts and Technology Southend-on-Sea FE M 17.66
37 Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College Leicester SFC M 17.62
38 The Sixth Form College, Colchester Colchester FE M 17.11
39 New College Swindon Park North FE M 17.04
40 Barton Peveril College Eastleigh FE M 16.74
41 Hereford Sixth Form College Hereford FE M 16.54
42 The Blackpool Sixth Form College Blackpool FE M 16.45
43 Long Road Sixth Form College Cambridge SFC M 16.28
44 Bilborough College Nottingham FE M 16.18
45 Notre Dame Sixth Form College Leeds FE M 15.89
46 Paston College North Walsham FE M 15.64
46= Barnsley College Church Street FE M 15.64
48 William Morris Academy London FE M 15.6
49 Middlesbrough College Middlesbrough FE M 15.15
50 Eccles College Eccles FE M 15.14
UP Key

C = county or community school
VA = voluntary aided
VC = voluntary controlled
F = foundation
GM = former grant maintained, which may now be foundation, county or aided schools
SFC = sixth form college
FE = further education college
M = mixed
G = girls
B = boys