We strongly recommend that you attend your Taster Day (on either 5th, 6th or 7th July 2021) to get a flavour of what College life will be like when you join us this year and an indication of whether the subjects you have chosen are right for you. Your Taster Day lessons will be a…
Frequently Asked Questions
Current category: 16-19 Courses
Students normally bring with them pens, paper/notebook, any specific subject study materials (particularly for more practical courses in sport and the performing arts), a water bottle, and money for lunch (or their own packed lunch). Additionally, if students have their own laptop they can bring that if they wish but the College does have a…
Yes. Students can accept a place at more than one college and do not need to make their final decision, about which college they attend, until they receive their results in August.
Normal hours for timetabled lessons are 8.45am – 4.00pm Tuesday – Friday. On Mondays, student’s first lesson begins at 10.30am.
You should expect to be in college every day but the timing and spread of lessons will depend on your individual timetable.
An average class has around 21 students, depending on the subject area.
Students joining us in 2020 will choose three A Levels or Vocational courses, or a combination of the two. Depending on your GCSE score, you could also choose a fourth A Level.
No, unlike schools Sixth Form Colleges do not have specialisms. We have many subject strengths and these certainly include Drama and an outstanding Art Department which also offers the post-18 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design validated by University of the Arts, London (UAL).
Research shows that Sixth Form College students get better grades and benefit from specialist subject teachers and facilities. A large, well-run college offers stability and delivers a very personal experience to students through its tutorial programme. You will soon settle in and make new friends!
No, if you continue straight to college from school your Sixth Form education will be free apart from costs associated with course materials, trips and any exam resit fees. If you take a year or more out after finishing school you may have to pay for your college courses, depending on your age when you…