Salford City College

Salford, United Kingdom

Location: Salford, United Kingdom
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 16+ years

About Salford City College

 Salford City College is co-educational, non-denominational sixth form facility in Greater Manchester. As of the most recent full inspection there were 5,204 full-time learners on the school roll taught between the ages of 16-18. The school was formed in 2009 as a merger of Pendleton Sixth Form College, Salford College of Further Education and Eccles Sixth Form College. The new college has four main sites: Pendleton, Eccles, Worsley and the City campus, and locations at De La Salle and Winton. The area of Salford has a population of 220,00 is known as the home of the BBC’s sprawling Media City complex. The school also offers Young Learner and adult employment training. In 2017 facilities were improved further after a £9m investment, including a new Animal Management Centre.


John Spindler

Values and vision

Staff are committed to providing the very best teaching and learning through exciting lessons. Students are driven to achieve their personal best. The lofty ambitions set for students derives from a desire for each and every one to progress onto their first choice university, employment or training. 

As well as the extensive education opportunities in Salford, City College offers visits to universities, a Higher Education event at the College and a Gifted and Talented programme.


“You and your leadership team have maintained the good quality of education and training in the college since the previous inspection. You place a strong focus on improving provision in all areas through accurate evaluation of the quality of teaching, learning and assessment, and through a wide range of effective actions to enhance the skills and performance of teaching staff, including relevant and comprehensive training and development.”

View Salford City College’s latest Ofsted report


Address: Pendleton Sixth Form Centre, Dronfield Road, Salford, M6 7FR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 211 5001