Accrington and Rossendale College

Lancashire, United Kingdom

Location: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 14+ years

About Accrington and Rossendale College

Accrington and Rossendale College is a mixed, further education college in Lancashire that accepts students aged 14 and over. Vocational education is the college’s main focus, offering courses such as construction, media and design, hospitality, sports and childcare.

Accrington and Rossendale College in Lancashire has over 7,000 enrolled students in the 16 - 18 age bracket and is in the top 10% of further education colleges in the country.


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Values and Vision

In order to achieve its vision of being the first choice College for a career-focused education, Accrington and Rossendale College aims to provide inspirational learning and teaching support, preparing its students for future careers. The college also seeks to have its graduates be an employers’ first choice through raising the standards of aspiration and achievement for its students. 

Accrington and Rossendale College ensures that both staff and students receive equal treatment regardless of age, gender, race, or sexual orientation, and believes that all individuals should have access to education regardless of their economic background, cultural background, to even their state of health.


The college has excellent career guidance that enables its students to make informed decisions with regards to their careers and education. Learners at Accrington and Rossendale College are encouraged to develop both their interpersonal and and work-related skills which serves them well after they graduate. The college also meets the needs of the local community with regards to provisions for adult learners, and provides all its students with good support for a wide range of pastoral issues.

View Accrington and Rossendale College’s latest Ofsted report here 

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Address: Broad Oak Campus, Broad Oak Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 2AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254 389933
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