Collection

Further education area reviews: policy and reports

Policy documents about the area reviews of sixth-form and further education colleges.

To support these policy documents, we’ve also published guidance about the area reviews and how to carry out their recommendations.

About the area reviews

The Further Education Commissioner also publishes updates on the area reviews for colleges.

Area review reports

  1. Birmingham and Solihull further education area review report

    • Decision
  2. Black Country further education area review report

    • Decision
  3. Central London further education area review report

    • Decision
  4. Cheshire and Warrington further education area review report

    • Decision
  5. Coventry and Warwickshire further education area review report

    • Decision
  6. Cumbria further education area review report

    • Decision
  7. Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire FE area review

    • Decision
  8. Dorset further education area review

    • Decision
  9. East and south-east London further education area review report

    • Decision
  10. Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire FE area review

    • Decision
  11. Greater Cambridgeshire and Greater Peterborough FE area review

    • Decision
  12. Greater Essex further education area review

    • Decision
  13. Greater Lincolnshire further education area review

    • Decision
  14. Greater Manchester further education area review report

    • Decision
  15. Hertfordshire further education area review report

    • Decision
  16. Kent and Medway further education area review report

    • Decision
  17. Lancashire further education area review report

    • Decision
  18. Leicester and Leicestershire further education area review report

    • Decision
  19. Liverpool city region further education area review report

    • Decision
  20. The Marches and Worcestershire further education area review report

    • Decision
  21. Norfolk and Suffolk further education area review report

    • Decision
  22. North and mid-Hampshire further education area review report

    • Decision
  23. North east England further education area review report

    • Decision
  24. York, North Yorkshire, East Riding and Hull FE area review report

    • Decision
  25. Sheffield city region further education area review report

    • Decision
  26. Solent further education area review report

    • Decision
  27. Somerset, Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly FE area review report

    • Decision
  28. South east Midlands further education area review report

    • Decision
  29. South London further education area review report

    • Decision
  30. Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire further education area review report

    • Decision
  31. Surrey further education area review report

    • Decision
  32. Sussex further education area review report

    • Decision
  33. Tees Valley further education area review report

    • Decision
  34. Thames Valley further education area review report

    • Decision
  35. West of England further education area review report

    • Decision
  36. West London further education area review report

    • Decision
  37. West Yorkshire further education area review report

    • Decision
  38. Further education area reviews: example data packs

    • Transparency data
Published 8 September 2015
Last updated 3 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added 15 new area review report pages.
  2. Added 4 area review reports for London.
  3. Added area review reports for North and mid-Hampshire, Liverpool city region, Cumbria, Coventry and Warwickshire and the Black Country.
  4. Added area review reports for waves 1 and 2.
  5. Added 'Post-16 education and training institutions: transition grants for area reviews'.
  6. Added 'Area reviews and reshaping the college sector: FE Commissioner letter (March)'.
  7. Added a link to '16 to 19 academies: application process for sixth-form colleges'.
  8. Added FE Commissioner's letters to the collection.
  9. First published.