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.

Apprenticeship opportunities available now - contact us for details
Adult learning/employability questions – drop in to our town centre site or call 01305 759683
 

Latest News

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Hot lime Day at DCCAPosted March 16, 2017Following on from last year’s very well received ‘hot-mixed’ lime mortar day, and due to high demand, a repeat event took place at Weymouth College Stonemasonry and Conservation department at Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Poundbury on Fr
 
Apprentice of the Year Awards ceremony brings Apprenticeship Week to a close at Weymouth CollegePosted March 16, 2017A week of activities at Weymouth College in support of Apprenticeship Week 2017, was bought to a close on Friday (10th March) with a Business breakfast followed by the Apprentice of the Year Awards - both held in the College’s HIX Academy.  Growi
 
Weymouth College in the top 25% for A level performancePosted March 14, 2017Weymouth College have received an Alps rating of 3.67 for 2016 performance.  When compared to 2580 other schools and colleges, Weymouth College falls into the top 25% and has been awarded a Certificate of Outstanding Progress. Alps – the stud
 
Dorset Youth Association 0-19 Forum ConferencePosted March 13, 2017  Thursday 2nd March saw Weymouth College students attend the Dorset Youth Association 0-19 Forum Conference held in Dorchester. The forum - chaired by myself – is made up of many colleagues from both the voluntary and statutory sectors
 
Hot lime Day at DCCAPosted March 16, 2017Following on from last year’s very well received ‘hot-mixed’ lime mortar day, and due to high demand, a repeat event took place at Weymouth College Stonemasonry and Conservation department at Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Poundbury on Fr
 
Apprentice of the Year Awards ceremony brings Apprenticeship Week to a close at Weymouth CollegePosted March 16, 2017A week of activities at Weymouth College in support of Apprenticeship Week 2017, was bought to a close on Friday (10th March) with a Business breakfast followed by the Apprentice of the Year Awards - both held in the College’s HIX Academy.  Growi
 
Weymouth College in the top 25% for A level performancePosted March 14, 2017Weymouth College have received an Alps rating of 3.67 for 2016 performance.  When compared to 2580 other schools and colleges, Weymouth College falls into the top 25% and has been awarded a Certificate of Outstanding Progress. Alps – the stud
 
Dorset Youth Association 0-19 Forum ConferencePosted March 13, 2017  Thursday 2nd March saw Weymouth College students attend the Dorset Youth Association 0-19 Forum Conference held in Dorchester. The forum - chaired by myself – is made up of many colleagues from both the voluntary and statutory sectors
 
Weymouth College Foundation Students’ annual Christmas Fair raises £140Posted January 6, 2017  The Weymouth College Annual Christmas Fair held on 1st December was masterminded and organised by the College’s Routes into, Futures and Life Skills students. Horticulture and Retail students organised the marketing for the event and m
 
South Dorset MP Richard Drax welcomes Weymouth College staff and students to ParliamentPosted November 29, 2016The Royal Robing room, the Division Lobbies and the green benches of the commons all featured in a tour of the Palace of Westminster when a party of members and guests from Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce and students and staff from Weymo
 
'Red for Ruby' day at Weymouth CollegePosted November 29, 2016  Former Weymouth College hairdressing student Pearl Porter has been fund raising to give ‘a brave and inspirational girl’ – her sister eighteen year old Ruby Mai who is fighting a rare and incurable neurological brain disease – the b
 
Bringing students together with local community through sport secures Weymouth College a national awPosted November 24, 2016  Weymouth College has been awarded the Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Award for Sport in the Curriculum 2016 The AoC Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges. They reward colleges
 
A day aboard ship for our Travel and Tourism studentsPosted November 16, 2016Plymouth University recently held an open day to promote their cruise management degree aboard the P&O cruise ship Azura. Weymouth College Travel and Tourism students were delighted to be invited – together with students from just a few coll
 
Free Skills Support for Dorset Workforce training initiative goes live at Dorset Training Academy@WePosted November 15, 2016  Weymouth College welcomed over 120 guests to its HIX Academy on 1st November to launch the new Dorset Training Academy@Weymouth College.  Dorset Training Academy@Weymouth College The Dorset Training Academy@Weymouth College has been crea
 

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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