Collingwood College: Contextual Information for University Admissions
Collingwood College is a mixed comprehensive school with 1729 students. The intake comes from both the social housing in the immediate neighbourhood and the more affluent areas of Surrey Heath. Students pursue academic and vocational subjects in the Sixth Form which currently has 187 students.
Students follow Programmes of Study consisting of A Levels and BTEC qualifications. A higher proportion of students at Collingwood follow mixed programmes of study in comparison to other education providers nationally. All A Level subjects are delivered as 2 year linear qualifications with an internal Pre-Public Examination at the end of the first year.
Historically, Collingwood A Level students have an average GCSE prior attainment score that is lower than the national average. The cohort profile based on GCSE averages, typically reflects smaller, top and middle band representation with larger numbers in the lower band.