Full Time A Level Learners Aged 16-18 Years - Enrolments (Updated In-Year)
Dudley Sixth has enrolled a similar number of learners to the high volume seen in the previous year. The vast majority of these learners have been retained on their programme of study.
Full Time A Level Learners Aged 16-18 Years - Enrolments (2016-17 Year-End)
Engagement and participation rates
Learner engagement trend analysis
Dudley Sixth has been successful in its drive to increase learner engagement with A level learning. The participation of A level learners has increased dramatically over recent years, expanding from 278 learners in 2012/13 to 517 in 2016/17, almost doubling the provision in that period. This growth shows the increased confidence locally in Dudley Sixth as a provider of good quality A level provision and supports the continued financial health of the college.
This growth is set against a backdrop of a shrinking 16-18 population, both in the Dudley borough and the surrounding areas. There are a number of elements influencing this growth, but the largest factor is the creation of a dedicated centre for A level provision (Dudley Sixth) and the breadth of curriculum which it offers.
Travel to Learn Map
The map shows the travel to learn pattern of our A level learners in 2016/17. The majority of learners are from Dudley borough, as you would expect, with increasing numbers of learners looking to remain in Dudley to study rather than travel elsewhere. We are pleased to be the first choice for many local A level learners and recognise the wider regional contribution we make to the lives of learners aged 16-18 years.