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Welcome to Weymouth College


Weymouth College is an ambitious college heading for outstanding. We are proud to be high performing yet inclusive and accessible in our approach. We challenge and inspire enquiring minds with academic and skills-based courses and produce some remarkable results.  We’re home to the best stone masonry courses in the UK and our alumni include an Oscar winner and a celebrity chef. We attract over 7000 students from across the region and have the privilege to be located on Dorset’s spectacular Jurassic Coast, which is England’s first natural heritage site, and the venue for sailing events at the 2012 Olympics.

About us

With over 3,000 students from across Dorset, the South West of England and the rest of the UK, as well as overseas, Weymouth College offers a diverse range of courses, excellent facilities and a team of highly dedicated and experienced staff who provide guidance and support as well as quality teaching.

Weymouth College was inspected by Ofsted in November 2015. Ofsted graded Weymouth College “Good” in all 6 categories inspected, and awarded a “Good” grade overall.

Our vision is to transform the lives and economic prosperity of our local people by providing access to learning delivered to the highest standards. With our partners, we will continue to build on the legacy of hosting the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on behalf of our learners and our community.

Weymouth College is a vibrant, modern college and continues to make improvements to the campus to provide students with the very best facilities. The College is equipped with state-of-the-art learning and support resources both on the Cranford Avenue campus and the recently built Dorset Skills centre at Poundbury, Dorchester.

Our students will tell you that this is a caring college with a friendly atmosphere. You will find it easy to settle and make new friends and there is always something going on. We provide a comprehensive induction programme to help you get off to a great start. All College staff, whether administrative, catering, support or academic will make you feel very welcome. Weymouth College prides itself on the support that it gives to students, and there is a dedicated Learning Support and Guidance Team who can provide students with advice on careers, mobility, additional learning needs and personal support.

The College specialises in A Levels and industry-relevant vocational courses from Foundation Level to Level 4 including BTECs, Diplomas, NVQs, Apprenticeships, and Foundation Degrees. Students will benefit from the very high teaching standards and the wide range of courses which cater for a variety of vocational careers and entry to higher education. Our teachers are passionate about their subject area and will inspire you with their enthusiasm.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Weymouth College directly.

Last updated date: 17 June 2016
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