Number one college in England.

The hard work of our students and staff has made us the No.1 college in England.


An achievement rate of 96% puts us above all other further education colleges in the country and is 10% above the national rate.

It also means that for the fifth year in a row, we are the best performing college in the North East.

Achievement rates are calculated based on the number of students how stay at college and successfully achieve qualifications.

So, our students are more likely to stay on and pass their course at our college than at any other college in the country. This puts them in the best possible position to get a job, get a university place or secure an apprenticeship after studying with us.

Gateshead College 96% achievement rate versus National Average of 86% Gateshead College 96% achievement rate versus National Average of 86%

*Data from the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).