WHY CHOOSE CONNELL?

We are the highest performing Sixth Form College in Manchester for… 

Progress in Applied Generals (BTEC)  – Ranked 1st

Progress in A Levels  – Ranked 5th

Progression to Higher Education or Training Ranked 3rd

Ranking shown is out of 15 providers who have post 16 students

Our BTEC and A level results for 2021 were outstanding for student progress 

  • Our BTEC results showed student progress was in the top 10% nationally
  • 85% of our A level courses showed student progress was in the top 10% nationally
  • 43% of our A level courses showed progress in the top 1% nationally 

Our attainment is outstanding:

  • 57% of our BTEC grades were D*D*D* (the top grade available)
  • 91% of BTEC grades were DDD-D*D*D* (high grades)
  • 87% of A level grades were A*-C
  • 56% of A level grades were A*-B

Our progression to universities remains well above average and is excellent when you consider the academic starting point of our students and the proportion of them who live in disadvantaged households.

  • 2021 cohort – 73% went to university, 6% went to Sutton 30 universities. 
  • 2020 cohort – 74% went to university, 13% of 2020 leavers went to Sutton 30 universities.

The average progression rate to university in 2020 was 49% and to Sutton 30 institutions was 17% (SFCA Six Dimensions of performance 2020)

Even Your Parents Will Love Us

We were delighted to welcome parents back into our building this week for U6 and L6 information events.

We were supported by MMU, PIE, NCS, UA92, and Co-op.

As part of the event all parents attending were surveyed and responded as follows

U6  – 100% agreed or strongly agreed that

  • My child is happy at Connell
  • My child feels safe at Connell
  • My child makes good progress at Connell
  • My child is well looked after at Connell
  • My child is taught well at Connell

L6 –  100% agreed or strongly agreed that (*Parents of new students were unable to comment on other questions)

  • My child is happy at Connell
  • My child feels safe at Connell         

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