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
The widest range of A Levels in the region
Our alumni include an Oscar winner and a celebrity chef
 

Latest News

Inspire Hair Show
Hair, dance, pyrotechnics a catwalk and speeches – only at the Inspire Hair ShowPosted March 30, 2015 On Tuesday 24th March, the College welcomed a range of guests including local businesses to a spectacular hair show. Guests were welcomed for pre-theatre canapés and cocktails in its unique restaurant the HIX Academy before being taken over to i
 
Sport; Coaching, Health & Fitness Foundation Degree
University courses on the rise at Weymouth CollegePosted March 27, 2015Weymouth College is looking forward to its biggest–ever intake of Higher Education students this autumn.  The latest data on applications confirms that the College is on course to achieve a 50% increase in students taking University-level courses
 
Students participating in the Pelican of London trip
College secures Big Lottery FundingPosted March 26, 2015Lucky students from Weymouth College are set to take part in a journey of a lifetime thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant. Participating in a ‘Youth in Action’ project, 12 students, three from Maritime Skills and nine from the Step-up course wil
 
Anthony Coleman, Level 3 full-time Hair student at the Inspire 2014 show
Be Inspired – The Inspire Hair ShowPosted March 18, 2015 An impressive evening of dance, live hair styling, catwalk, pyrotechnics and speeches awaits those attending the Inspire Hair Show at Weymouth College on Tuesday 24th March. The annual extravaganza, now in its fifth year has grown from strengt
 
Inspire Hair Show
Hair, dance, pyrotechnics a catwalk and speeches – only at the Inspire Hair ShowPosted March 30, 2015 On Tuesday 24th March, the College welcomed a range of guests including local businesses to a spectacular hair show. Guests were welcomed for pre-theatre canapés and cocktails in its unique restaurant the HIX Academy before being taken over to i
 
Sport; Coaching, Health & Fitness Foundation Degree
University courses on the rise at Weymouth CollegePosted March 27, 2015Weymouth College is looking forward to its biggest–ever intake of Higher Education students this autumn.  The latest data on applications confirms that the College is on course to achieve a 50% increase in students taking University-level courses
 
Students participating in the Pelican of London trip
College secures Big Lottery FundingPosted March 26, 2015Lucky students from Weymouth College are set to take part in a journey of a lifetime thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant. Participating in a ‘Youth in Action’ project, 12 students, three from Maritime Skills and nine from the Step-up course wil
 
Anthony Coleman, Level 3 full-time Hair student at the Inspire 2014 show
Be Inspired – The Inspire Hair ShowPosted March 18, 2015 An impressive evening of dance, live hair styling, catwalk, pyrotechnics and speeches awaits those attending the Inspire Hair Show at Weymouth College on Tuesday 24th March. The annual extravaganza, now in its fifth year has grown from strengt
 
Photo 1 - Mark Chadwick
Music Industry Week comes to WeymouthPosted March 17, 2015 Mark Chadwick, guitarist and lead vocalist for the Levellers will be just one of the famous faces at Weymouth College’s Music Industry Week being held 23rd-27th March. Mark will be joined by a number of other music professionals who have bee
 
HIX Academy Apprentice
College Smashes Targets for Young ApprenticesPosted March 12, 2015Weymouth College are celebrating the news that they have broken all records for the recruitment of young apprentices at the College.  The apprenticeships programme is one of the Government’s flagship initiatives and has become an increasingly popu
 
IMGP0142
Prince’s Trust Team members celebrate with the LeggomenPosted February 26, 2015Team members, family and friends from the first cohort of the Prince’s Trust Team Programme at Weymouth College; have attended a celebration event to recognise their achievements as they come to the end of their 12-week course. The Prince’
 
Food hygiene rating
Top grade for Weyco and primary school catering servicesPosted February 20, 2015

A partnership between Weyco catering services at Weymouth College and six local schools are celebrating after each operation was awarded a grade ‘5’ after recent environmental health visits. The Food Hygiene
 
Photo 1
Weymouth College scoops two prestigious National AwardsPosted February 6, 2015Staff and students celebrate winning two coveted “Further Education Oscars” Staff and students are celebrating today as Weymouth College has won two prestigious Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards; one for Careers Education and Guidance
 
Block Money (6 of 11)
Students secure investment for ‘Block Money Clothing’ businessPosted February 6, 2015On Thursday 5th February, a team of Weymouth College students participated in a Young Enterprise ‘Dragon’s Den’ event where they pitched their business idea ‘Block Money Clothing’ to six local investors, including ASDA, Sunny Days Nursey an
 

Quick Contact







Please leave this field empty.

Weymouth Events

Apr
18
Sat
Editions an exhibition of prints @ Town Centre Campus
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Editions is an exhibition of prints by Alt P Weymouth College evening print group which ranges from complete beginners to experienced printmakers. The course is intended to develop students printmaking skills and confidence in exhibiting as part of a group exhibition which is the conclusion of 10 weeks work.

The work being exhibited covers a diverse variety of print processes including etching, silkscreen, woodcut, mono print and dry point all produced in the Colleges excellent printmaking facilities. The exhibition is on for one day only, the 18th April 2015 at 106 st Mary street Weymouth from 9am-3pm with free entry. There will also be a wide range of very reasonably priced prints for sale.

editions2015

Apr
22
Wed
Boss Stone Carving Competition @ Dorset Skills Centre
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm

Justin Cross

Weymouth College, home to some of the best stonemasonry training courses in the UK, will be hosting its annual Boss Stone Carving Competition, which tests the skills of current stonemasonry and building conservation students.

This year’s theme is ‘1914-1918’.  The contest will be held at the Dorset Skills Centre in Poundbury and runs from 9am on Wednesday 22nd April to midday on Friday 24th April, with final judging and presentation of prizes taking place shortly afterwards from 1:30pm-2pm. The Stonemasonry team are encouraging people to visit the event, watch the students in the throes of carving and to see the amazing display of traditional skills.

Interview Evening @ Weymouth College
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Once we have received your application to study at Weymouth College we will invite you to interview. Should you wish to also discuss alternative courses and study options there will be staff available from across our subject areas.

Click here to search and apply for a course at Weymouth College.

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