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.

World leaders in Stonemasonry
Judged Outstanding for Sport by Ofsted
Our alumni include an Oscar winner and a celebrity chef
 

Latest News

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A great day in the HIX AcademyPosted February 5, 2016A great day in the HIX Academy yesterday.  Milton Abbey School joined us for the day.  And in the evening the HIX students created a fabulous dinner for their families and friends. [caption id="attachment_5943" align="alignnone" width="300"] An
 
Students demand safe road crossingPosted February 1, 2016After a number of near misses with cars travelling too fast, students and staff from Weymouth College, Westfield Arts College and St John’s School have staged a mass protest to demand that the road crossing at Cranford Avenue is made safer. Stud
 
‘Hot Lime’ day at Dorset Centre for the Creative ArtsPosted February 1, 2016Architects, surveyors, architectural technologists, stone masons and conservators were amongst over 50 attendees joining Weymouth College conservation and stonemasonry students, at Wednesday’s inaugural ‘Hot Lime’ day at the Dorset Centre for t
 
A summer of sailing for two successful Prince’s Trust Programme students from Weymouth CollegePosted January 25, 2016Will Makepeace (17) and Antony Fairhurst (19) – both Prince’s Trust Programme students with Weymouth College – will be spending much of the late spring and summer volunteering on the Tall Ship Pelican. The two students joined T.S. Pelican
 
A great day in the HIX AcademyPosted February 5, 2016A great day in the HIX Academy yesterday.  Milton Abbey School joined us for the day.  And in the evening the HIX students created a fabulous dinner for their families and friends. [caption id="attachment_5943" align="alignnone" width="300"] An
 
Students demand safe road crossingPosted February 1, 2016After a number of near misses with cars travelling too fast, students and staff from Weymouth College, Westfield Arts College and St John’s School have staged a mass protest to demand that the road crossing at Cranford Avenue is made safer. Stud
 
‘Hot Lime’ day at Dorset Centre for the Creative ArtsPosted February 1, 2016Architects, surveyors, architectural technologists, stone masons and conservators were amongst over 50 attendees joining Weymouth College conservation and stonemasonry students, at Wednesday’s inaugural ‘Hot Lime’ day at the Dorset Centre for t
 
A summer of sailing for two successful Prince’s Trust Programme students from Weymouth CollegePosted January 25, 2016Will Makepeace (17) and Antony Fairhurst (19) – both Prince’s Trust Programme students with Weymouth College – will be spending much of the late spring and summer volunteering on the Tall Ship Pelican. The two students joined T.S. Pelican
 
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All aboard the Hogwart’s ExpressPosted January 21, 2016Our second year Travel and Tourism students recently visited Warner Bros, Harry Potter studios as part of their course. Following a specially arranged talk from the marketing department – which gave the students a first-hand insight into how a visi
 
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Weymouth College student honoured by Police Crime CommissionerPosted October 23, 2015A Weymouth College student has been honoured by the Police Crime Commissioner, Martyn Underhill after being nominated for a Youth Award to mark her contribution in making Dorset a safer place to live. Crystal-Lily Mills who is in care and live
 
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Students get first-hand access to ApprenticeshipsPosted October 9, 2015Richard Drax MP has officially opened the new Employability Suite at Weymouth College. He attended the official opening on Friday 9th October and was greeted by staff, students and some of the many businesses the College currently works with. The
 
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Notarianni Glass bring their award winning contemporary craft to the new Dorset Centre for the CreatPosted October 8, 2015Notarianni Glass an award winning contemporary glass company have officially moved into the new Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts. This exciting move comes after the company decided to relocate to Dorchester in order to set up a practice that would
 
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Westfield Arts College joins forces with Weymouth College in exciting new partnership.Posted October 6, 2015Westfield Arts College has joined forces with Weymouth College to offer its students an exciting new transition between school and college. The new partnership sees Westfield Arts College provide a base for its students at the Weymouth College mai
 
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Weymouth College Budget Back on TrackPosted October 5, 2015After eighteen months under the spotlight of the FE Commissioner Dr David Collins, Weymouth College is celebrating confirmation that its efforts to get the College’s finances back on track have been successful. At the Structure & Prospects A
 

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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