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.

A range of summer courses for children now available at DCCA. Search - summer holiday courses - for full details
Open Day Saturday 8th Oct 2016
 

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Another successful Careers College week at Weymouth CollegePosted July 18, 2016Year nine and year ten pupils from across Dorset got the opportunity to try out a range of careers at last week’s Careers College at Weymouth College. There was a vast range of course areas for the students to choose from including: 3D animation, f
 
Rebecca Raybould Bronze medallist
Congratulations RebeccaPosted July 13, 2016Congratulations to Weymouth College student Rebecca Raybould - and the members of the British Cycling Junior Academy team pursuit squad - Bronze Medal winners at the UEC Junior and Under-23 European Track Championships in Montichiari yesterday.
 
Weymouth College - Primary College 2016Posted July 12, 2016Primary College 2016 was running all last week here on campus - with Year Six pupils from across Dorset visiting the college to try out a range of courses. Over the three days many  of the pupils conducted interviews and 'news gathered' to produce a
 
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Safer Road Crossing Campaign – Success for Weymouth College studentsPosted June 29, 2016Weymouth College students are celebrating a successful campaign to get the road crossing which divides the college campus made safer. The campaign was led by students on the college’s ‘Futures’ course with help from County Councillor Mike By
 
careers college Echo 15.7.16
Another successful Careers College week at Weymouth CollegePosted July 18, 2016Year nine and year ten pupils from across Dorset got the opportunity to try out a range of careers at last week’s Careers College at Weymouth College. There was a vast range of course areas for the students to choose from including: 3D animation, f
 
Rebecca Raybould Bronze medallist
Congratulations RebeccaPosted July 13, 2016Congratulations to Weymouth College student Rebecca Raybould - and the members of the British Cycling Junior Academy team pursuit squad - Bronze Medal winners at the UEC Junior and Under-23 European Track Championships in Montichiari yesterday.
 
Weymouth College - Primary College 2016Posted July 12, 2016Primary College 2016 was running all last week here on campus - with Year Six pupils from across Dorset visiting the college to try out a range of courses. Over the three days many  of the pupils conducted interviews and 'news gathered' to produce a
 
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Safer Road Crossing Campaign – Success for Weymouth College studentsPosted June 29, 2016Weymouth College students are celebrating a successful campaign to get the road crossing which divides the college campus made safer. The campaign was led by students on the college’s ‘Futures’ course with help from County Councillor Mike By
 
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Weymouth’s Rebecca Raybould to represent Great Britain at the UCI Junior Track World ChampionshipPosted June 22, 2016Congratulations to Weymouth College student Rebecca Raybould, who has been confirmed by British Cycling as a member of the squad to represent Great Britain at the UCI Junior Track World Championships taking place in Aigle, Switzerland from 20-24 July
 
QAA Quality Mark for Weymouth CollegePosted June 10, 2016  Following the College’s recent Higher Education Review (HER), the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) has confirmed that Weymouth College can display the QAA Quality Mark, indicating to UK and international students that it meets national requ
 
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'Writers' Workshop' for Creative Writing StudentsPosted May 24, 2016During April, the A Level Creative Writing students spent a great afternoon with novelist Jason Webster and poet and non-fiction writer Robert Twigger. Twelve students and staff came together in college to take part in a series of writing exercises g
 
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Prince Charles visits the Dorset Centre for the Creative ArtsPosted May 13, 2016 Weymouth College were pleased to welcome the Prince Of Wales on Friday at the Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts at Poundbury.  Prince Charles was greeted by Director of DCCA Sarah Drew and watched the glass making process at Notarianni Glass
 
Three Weymouth College students to compete in Wella XPOSURE 2016 regional finalsPosted March 30, 2016Weymouth College students Chloe Fishwick, Shannon Marie Neal and Phoebe Light are all heading to Bristol on 20th April to compete in the regional finals of the Wella XPOSURE Awards 2016. All three students were selected following their performance in
 
Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year 2016Posted March 21, 2016At a presentation held at the college on 18th March - in support of National Apprenticeship Week - Richard Drax MP was pleased to be able to present Lauren Viney with the Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year Award 2016.  A business administratio
 

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Testimonials

"To win Silver in stonemasonry is just amazing… I want to show the UK how apprenticeships and vocational training can enable young people to gain a real qualification and a real future."
Robert Broomsgrove, 21
Stonemasonry student, Winner of Silver medal at WorldSkills Leipzig, July 2013
"I think the skills you take away from College are the opportunity to work on the kit and how to deal with people."
Gareth Unwin
Oscar-winning film producer of The Kings Speech and former BTEC National Diploma in Media student
"Everyone is so friendly and I get to do what I love every day"
Harry
Apprentice Outdoor Adventure Instructor