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Welcome to Isle of Wight College


The Isle of Wight College has a national reputation for providing outstanding teaching and learning and has many first class facilities.

It has been inspected by Ofsted and graded as ‘Outstanding’; it holds the prestigious Beacon College status for excellence and innovation in education; has some of the most inspiring teachers with an excellent results record and a vibrant and lively environment.

We know that it takes more than just studying for a qualification to be successful in life and that’s why The Isle of Wight College students stand out in the crowd. The Isle of Wight College aspires for its students to be self confident, energetic and ambitious to learn and succeed; promoting values of respect, integrity, honesty and openness in all they do.

Whatever you choose to do, your time spent at The Isle of Wight College will increase your skills, boost your confidence and open up major opportunities for your future.

About us

We’re proud of our teaching and assessing staff. Our teachers and assessors are well qualified and are committed to continuously updating their skills and expertise. We are very fortunate that our teachers and assessors come from successful vocational and academic backgrounds. We strongly believe in active learning, which provides challenge and promotes independent learning skills. You will be regularly assessed on your skills and understanding and receive regular feedback on your progress.

Facilities available

We recognise the importance of high quality teaching and learning resources and continue to invest in our facilities. These include a new sixth form building, a modern, very well equipped learning resource centre, construction workshops, modern industry-standard hair and beauty salons, multi-media suites, kitchens and restaurant and many more.

Additional support

All students have access to a personal tutor who will meet with them either on an individual or group basis to discuss their progress, set targets and address any issues or support needs. Our Additional Learning Support Team can help students identify any additional learning support needs and ensure these are promptly met.

Learner success

Our students regularly secure places at the UK’s leading universities. We also have a very good track record when it comes to students entering employment or progressing to further study.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Isle of Wight College directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2016
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