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.

Open Day Saturday 7th May
Open Day Saturday 25th June
 

Latest News

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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
 
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
 
Warner Bros visit
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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Weymouth Events

May
3
Tue
‘Rocky Road’ Weymouth College Acoustic Summer Tour
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – May 20 @ 10:00 pm
'Rocky Road' Weymouth College Acoustic Summer Tour

Dynamic Dolphin Productions present:

‘Rocky Road’

Weymouth College Acoustic Summer Tour

Dynamic Dolphin Productions – a production company formed by Level 3 Music students at Weymouth College – have joined forces with the Weymouth College Student Union to offer ‘Rocky Road’ – the Weymouth College Acoustic Summer Tour 2016.   The six venue tour will feature an exciting range of acoustic flavoured original music and cover versions from artists ranging from Stevie Wonder to Jefferson Airplane!

 

Tue 3rd May                      The Lyric Theatre, Bridport

Thurs 5th May                    The Three Compasses, Charminster, nr Dorchester

Wed 11th May                   Dorchester Centre for Creative Arts, Poundbury

Mon 16th May                    Chilli’s Contemporary Indian Restaurant, Weymouth

Wed 18th May                   Town Hall, Dorchester

Fri 20th May                       The Boat That Rocks, Portland

 

Book now to avoid disappointment!

Admission for ‘The Three Compasses’ and ‘The Boat that Rocks’ are free.  The Chilli’s gig is priced at £19.99 to include a three course meal.  All other events start at 7:30pm, and tickets are available on the door or in advance from The Bay Theatre Box Office (01305 208702) priced at £5.00 for standard, and £3.50 for concessions.

May
7
Sat
Open Day @ Weymouth College
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open Day @ Weymouth College | Weymouth | United Kingdom

Our next College open day is Saturday 7th May from 10am-2pm. Come along to tour the departments, talk to lecturers and students, watch demonstrations and join in with try-a-skill activities.

And if that wasn’t enough we will also have a bbq and live music to enjoy!

Pre-register online http://www.weymouth.ac.uk/book-open-day/

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