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.

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'Writers' Workshop' for Creative Writing StudentsPosted May 24, 2016During April, the A Level Creative Writing students spent a great afternoon with novelist Jason Webster and poet and non-fiction writer Robert Twigger. Twelve students and staff came together in college to take part in a series of writing exercises g
 
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Prince Charles visits the Dorset Centre for the Creative ArtsPosted May 13, 2016 Weymouth College were pleased to welcome the Prince Of Wales on Friday at the Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts at Poundbury.  Prince Charles was greeted by Director of DCCA Sarah Drew and watched the glass making process at Notarianni Glass
 
Three Weymouth College students to compete in Wella XPOSURE 2016 regional finalsPosted March 30, 2016Weymouth College students Chloe Fishwick, Shannon Marie Neal and Phoebe Light are all heading to Bristol on 20th April to compete in the regional finals of the Wella XPOSURE Awards 2016. All three students were selected following their performance in
 
Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year 2016Posted March 21, 2016At a presentation held at the college on 18th March - in support of National Apprenticeship Week - Richard Drax MP was pleased to be able to present Lauren Viney with the Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year Award 2016.  A business administratio
 
creative writing workshop 1
'Writers' Workshop' for Creative Writing StudentsPosted May 24, 2016During April, the A Level Creative Writing students spent a great afternoon with novelist Jason Webster and poet and non-fiction writer Robert Twigger. Twelve students and staff came together in college to take part in a series of writing exercises g
 
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Prince Charles visits the Dorset Centre for the Creative ArtsPosted May 13, 2016 Weymouth College were pleased to welcome the Prince Of Wales on Friday at the Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts at Poundbury.  Prince Charles was greeted by Director of DCCA Sarah Drew and watched the glass making process at Notarianni Glass
 
Three Weymouth College students to compete in Wella XPOSURE 2016 regional finalsPosted March 30, 2016Weymouth College students Chloe Fishwick, Shannon Marie Neal and Phoebe Light are all heading to Bristol on 20th April to compete in the regional finals of the Wella XPOSURE Awards 2016. All three students were selected following their performance in
 
Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year 2016Posted March 21, 2016At a presentation held at the college on 18th March - in support of National Apprenticeship Week - Richard Drax MP was pleased to be able to present Lauren Viney with the Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year Award 2016.  A business administratio
 
Skills Minister Nick Boles visits Weymouth College in support of Apprenticeship WeekPosted March 21, 2016Skills Minister Nick Boles and Richard Drax MP joined Weymouth College at a reception and presentation on Friday 18th March – the culmination of a week of activities at the college in support of National Apprenticeship Week.  National Apprentic
 
A day airside at BournemouthPosted February 19, 2016Our travel and tourism students have spent a day at Bournemouth Airport fire station. A talk on aircraft emergencies and onboard fire situations was followed by a smoke-filled incident simulation - with the students experiencing first-hand what it is
 
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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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