About Weymouth College
With over 3,000 students from across Dorset, the South West of England and the rest of the UK, as well as overseas, Weymouth College offers a diverse range of courses, excellent facilities and a team of highly dedicated and experienced staff who provide guidance and support as well as quality teaching.
Weymouth College was inspected by Ofsted in November 2015. Ofsted graded Weymouth College “Good” in all 6 categories inspected, and awarded a “Good” grade overall. You can read the full Ofsted inspection report by clicking here.
Our vision is to transform the lives and economic prosperity of our local people by providing access to learning delivered to the highest standards. With our partners, we will continue to build on the legacy of hosting the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games on behalf of our learners and our community.
Weymouth College is a vibrant, modern college and continues to make improvements to the campus to provide students with the very best facilities. The College is equipped with state-of-the-art learning and support resources both on the Cranford Avenue campus and the recently built Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts at Poundbury, Dorchester.
Our students will tell you that this is a caring college with a friendly atmosphere. You will find it easy to settle and make new friends and there is always something going on. We provide a comprehensive induction programme to help you get off to a great start. All College staff, whether administrative, catering, support or academic will make you feel very welcome. Weymouth College prides itself on the support that it gives to students, and there is a dedicated Learning Support and Guidance Team who can provide students with advice on careers, mobility, additional learning needs and personal support.
The College specialises in A Levels and industry-relevant vocational courses from Foundation Level to Level 4/5 including BTECs, Diplomas, NVQs, Apprenticeships, and Foundation Degrees. Students will benefit from the very high teaching standards and the wide range of courses which cater for a variety of vocational careers and entry to higher education. Our teachers are passionate about their subject area and will inspire you with their enthusiasm.
You can view the College’s Strategic Plan for 2016-2021 here.