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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Course Enrolment at Weymouth College 2015Posted August 27, 2015 Don’t worry if you missed applying to Weymouth College, we still have places available on some courses starting this September, so it’s not too late to apply! We offer a wide-range of courses including full and part-time, and we even offer
 
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College celebrates ‘best ever’ A Level resultsPosted August 13, 2015 Students and staff at Weymouth College are proudly celebrating after their ‘best ever’ A level results. This year, the College’s A Level students achieved an overall A2 pass rate of 98%. That figure represents an increase on the 2014 pas
 
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Clearing 2015 at Weymouth CollegePosted August 11, 2015It's not too late to apply for a University level course starting this September and you can study locally towards your degree too! Working in partnership with Kingston University and Plymouth University we offer a flexible approach towards stud
 
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Students prepare to be rocked at this year’s Food Rocks FestivalPosted August 10, 2015  Apprentices from the HIX Academy at Weymouth College are preparing to take part in a live ‘cook-off’ at Mark Hix’s Food Rocks Festival on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September. The festival which is held in Lyme Regis each year
 
FT banner - enrolment
Course Enrolment at Weymouth College 2015Posted August 27, 2015 Don’t worry if you missed applying to Weymouth College, we still have places available on some courses starting this September, so it’s not too late to apply! We offer a wide-range of courses including full and part-time, and we even offer
 
A2 results
College celebrates ‘best ever’ A Level resultsPosted August 13, 2015 Students and staff at Weymouth College are proudly celebrating after their ‘best ever’ A level results. This year, the College’s A Level students achieved an overall A2 pass rate of 98%. That figure represents an increase on the 2014 pas
 
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Clearing 2015 at Weymouth CollegePosted August 11, 2015It's not too late to apply for a University level course starting this September and you can study locally towards your degree too! Working in partnership with Kingston University and Plymouth University we offer a flexible approach towards stud
 
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Students prepare to be rocked at this year’s Food Rocks FestivalPosted August 10, 2015  Apprentices from the HIX Academy at Weymouth College are preparing to take part in a live ‘cook-off’ at Mark Hix’s Food Rocks Festival on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September. The festival which is held in Lyme Regis each year
 
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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 
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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
 

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Weymouth Events

Aug
20
Thu
Enrolment 2015 @ Weymouth College
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm
Enrolment 2015 @ Weymouth College | Weymouth | United Kingdom

Are you enrolling onto a course with us this year? If so you should have received either by email or post, details of your enrolment appointment. Appointments are arranged so that you have an opportunity to bring in certificates, confirm your course, complete final paperwork and pay any fees that may be applicable. You must enrol onto your course to be able start in September.

Enrolment 2015 starts on Thursday 20th August and will run through to Friday 4th September for full-time and part-time students with Higher Education enrolment  running until Friday 11th.

If you’ve applied somewhere else or not got the grades you were hoping for, you can get free impartial advice at the Information Point throughout August.

Sep
9
Wed
Freshers’ Fair 2015 @ Weymouth College
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Weymouth College will be holding a Freshers’ Fair in September for new students, where businesses such as Cineworld, Nando’s and Subway will be offering freebies and vouchers. There will be games and activities, a selfie booth and face painting plus, there will also be festival food served and The Leggomen will be playing from 12pm-2pm.

The fair will be held in College Square on 9th September between 10am and 2pm. 

Oct
8
Thu
Blood Doning – know your blood group @ Weymouth College
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Have you ever thought about donating blood? Do you know what blood group you are? If not there will be an interactive session on Thursday 8th October for staff and students to get their blood group tested.

Last year blood stocks fell dangerously low across Dorset. Would you consider giving blood to help prevent this from happening again?

Find out more on Thursday 8th October in the main reception

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