For Parents

Parents, carers and advisors

Suffolk New College understands that parents, carers and advisors take a very important role in the development of a young person’s education. That’s why we want you to be involved as much as possible throughout their college experience.

Outcomes for Learners

Summary Judgements 2018-19

Students at Suffolk New College completing their qualifications in 2019 performed exceptionally well - and this why,

  • Overall College achievement (including English and Maths) for students of all ages improved on last year and is above the average for students studying across the country (National Average).
  • Main course achievement for students of all ages improved on last year and is above the national average.
  • English and maths qualification achievement continues to improve and is now above the national average with 75.9% of learners achieving an English and/or maths qualification. That is 2,106 English and maths achievements!
  • Functional Skills in English & maths achievement has improved on the previous year and is now above national average.
  • Improving GCSE High Grade (9-4) achievement in both English and maths. This is improving faster than the students generally across the country despite even more students studying these qualifications this year.
  • Lower level students achieve better than other students at the same level nationally.
  • Students on level 3 courses achieve far higher than expected and are in the top 5% of course achievement nationally.

Students achieve a number of local, regional and national competitions, prizes, awards and honours each year.

If you would like to visit the college with your son or daughter please attend one of our Taster Events.

Take a 360° virtual tour of our learning environment - Suffolk New College | Atrium | Learning Curve

If you are an advisor and would like to organise a group visit to the college or arrange a representative from Suffolk New College to visit your school or event then please contact School Support on