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Building Futures and Changing Lives – Burnley College Experts Amaze Accrington Pupils

Young people have been exploring their futures at a popular event at Accrington Stanley Football Club and Burnley College Sixth Form Centre was there to support them all the way.

The College’s friendly School Liaison Team were available all day, offering advice, guidance and information to more than 1,000 pupils from throughout the area planning their future after GCSEs.

Grace Warburton, School Liaison Lead at Burnley College, says young people have so many questions about their futures that it’s vital there are events like this:


Today, there are so many opportunities and pathways open to school leavers – A Levels, T Levels, Vocational study and Apprenticeships – and it’s important to understand the differences between them and make an informed choice about your future.

Grace Warburton

School Liaison Lead at Burnley College

“This year, we were excited to be able to talk about our T Levels success at Burnley College, with one of our learners progressing to the University of Manchester to study Midwifery, clearly showing that if you have passion, dedication, and determination, at Burnley College, you can go anywhere.

“We’re sharing that message with the whole of Accrington and beyond. Bring us your passion, and we will help you unlock the career of your dreams.”

Grace added potential students are also curious about many other aspects of life at College:

“We always get a wide range of questions.”

Grace Warburton


Potential Students are always keen to find out more about why we’ve been named the Number 1 College in the country* again to how we can help with finances and how they can get into College from wherever they live.

Grace Warburton

School Liaison Lead at Burnley College

Burnley College has teamed up with Trans Dev and launched another exclusive free bus service this year which stops at Accrington Bus Station after unprecedented demand. All students at Burnley College are entitled to free bus travel when they achieve 100% attendance.

Do you want to be part of a College which inspires and empowers you to achieve the very best results while broadening your horizons through a diverse and exciting range of extra-curricular activities?

Or are you still unsure of how you can achieve your career dreams? Do you have a question about life as a member of the Burnley College Family?

You can get in touch with our Student Liaison Team any time. Email [email protected]

* in the Government’s latest National Achievement Rate Tables for 16-18 year olds