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

Information Point 2015Posted July 29, 2015Not sure what to do this September? Wondering if you've made the right choice? Perhaps you've received your exam results and you're not sure what to do next. Get free, impartial advice at the Information Point this summer. Doesn’t matter wh
 
Ofsted confirm significant improvement at Weymouth CollegePosted July 17, 2015Weymouth College’s plans for improvements continue to be on course as the latest re-inspection report is issued by Ofsted. In January 2015, inspectors judged outcomes for learners as ‘Good’ and the quality of teaching, learning and assessmen
 
Students at the Dorset Seafood Festival
HIX Academy wins sustainability awardPosted July 16, 2015HIX Academy raises money for Fisherman’s Mission and wins sustainability award at Dorset Seafood festival! On 11th and 12th July 2015, the college’s HIX Academy apprentices took part in the Dorset Seafood Festival. Armed with their own smoked sa
 
Art & photography students in Venice
Student Report: Our incredible week of art at the 56th Venice BiennalePosted June 16, 2015   In the early hours of May 10th, 2015, the art and photography students and tutors of Weymouth College embarked on a journey to Venice, Italy. I was one of those students. That evening we arrived at our hotel on Lido, a small island off
 
Information Point 2015Posted July 29, 2015Not sure what to do this September? Wondering if you've made the right choice? Perhaps you've received your exam results and you're not sure what to do next. Get free, impartial advice at the Information Point this summer. Doesn’t matter wh
 
Ofsted confirm significant improvement at Weymouth CollegePosted July 17, 2015Weymouth College’s plans for improvements continue to be on course as the latest re-inspection report is issued by Ofsted. In January 2015, inspectors judged outcomes for learners as ‘Good’ and the quality of teaching, learning and assessmen
 
Students at the Dorset Seafood Festival
HIX Academy wins sustainability awardPosted July 16, 2015HIX Academy raises money for Fisherman’s Mission and wins sustainability award at Dorset Seafood festival! On 11th and 12th July 2015, the college’s HIX Academy apprentices took part in the Dorset Seafood Festival. Armed with their own smoked sa
 
Art & photography students in Venice
Student Report: Our incredible week of art at the 56th Venice BiennalePosted June 16, 2015   In the early hours of May 10th, 2015, the art and photography students and tutors of Weymouth College embarked on a journey to Venice, Italy. I was one of those students. That evening we arrived at our hotel on Lido, a small island off
 
Access students celebrate Adult Learners' Week
University is closer than you think as mature students secure university places - Adult Learners' WePosted June 12, 2015 The Access to Higher Education Diploma at Weymouth College is celebrating as it has seen some of the largest numbers of students being accepted onto university places this September. In total, 49 Access students have been offered places at uni
 
Les Liaisons - Chanie
Performing Arts courses at Weymouth College excel with latest resultsPosted June 5, 2015 Weymouth College has just received its latest set of outstanding results confirming that its performing arts provision is one of the best in the county. In results released from LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art), students from
 
FE Commissioner visits Weymouth CollegePosted May 22, 2015Dr David Collins, the FE Commissioner has visited Weymouth College as part of the Structures Prospects and Appraisal (SPA) and is impressed by the actions taken to bring the budget back into surplus, quoting that he is “delighted with the progress
 
Buxton House Finished patio
Prince’s Trust Team help Buxton House Residential Care Home with new patioPosted May 15, 2015 Team members from the Prince’s Trust Team programme two at Weymouth College have been putting their skills to good use as they tackled building a new patio for Buxton House Residential Care Home. The Team who had originally planned to start
 
Disability Tennis
Disability Tennis FestivalPosted May 7, 2015  Students from Weymouth College Foundation Learning Department, Westfield Technology College and Wyvern Academy, will be coming together to participate in a Disability Tennis Festival to be held at Redlands Community Sports Hub on Friday
 
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New Spring/Summer menu launched at the HIX AcademyPosted May 6, 2015 The HIX Academy has today launched its new Spring/Summer menu which has a number of exciting new extras to whet your appetite. In addition to its popular Al La Carte and set menus, guests to the Academy will now have the choice of a vegetarian
 

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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