‘Special Power Podcast’ – listen here
May 11, 2017

Charlie Power – currently following an Entry Level Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development course here at Weymouth College – has produced the first in what is planned to be series of Podcasts. In this inaugural ‘Special Power Podcast’ Charlie has interviewed Simon Kelly McGhee of Autism Wessex about his experiences working in special […]

Archie Stoke-Faiers makes Team UK for World Skills Abu Dhabi 2017
May 3, 2017

Congratulations to Weymouth College Stonemasonry student Archie Stoke-Faiers (Dip L3 2015) proudly representing  #TeamUK @WorldSkills in #AbuDhabi this October.

AoC Beacon Award for Sport in the Curriculum 2017 presented to Weymouth College
April 12, 2017

Bringing students together with their local community through sport has secured Weymouth College a national award for excellence. The college received the Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Award for Sport in the Curriculum, sponsored by VTCT, an awarding organisation for technical and vocational qualifications. Wednesday’s (5th April) local presentation event in the College’s HIX Academy […]

Celebration for Prince’s Trust Students at Weymouth College
April 10, 2017

Members from the latest cohort of the Prince’s Trust Team Programme – and their friends and families – came together on Thursday 6th April to celebrate and recognise the achievements of all the students completing the 12-week course. Weymouth College Principal Nigel Evans was extremely pleased to be able to attend the celebration and present […]

Hot lime Day at DCCA
March 16, 2017

Following on from last year’s very well received ‘hot-mixed’ lime mortar day, and due to high demand, a repeat event took place at Weymouth College Stonemasonry and Conservation department at Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Poundbury on Friday 16th March 2017. These meetings continue to generate considerable interest in the use of quick lime […]

Apprentice of the Year Awards ceremony brings Apprenticeship Week to a close at Weymouth College

A week of activities at Weymouth College in support of Apprenticeship Week 2017, was bought to a close on Friday (10th March) with a Business breakfast followed by the Apprentice of the Year Awards – both held in the College’s HIX Academy.  Growing apprenticeship provision in Central and West Dorset Nigel Evans, Principal and Chief […]

Weymouth College in the top 25% for A level performance
March 14, 2017

Weymouth College have received an Alps rating of 3.67 for 2016 performance.  When compared to 2580 other schools and colleges, Weymouth College falls into the top 25% and has been awarded a Certificate of Outstanding Progress. Alps – the student Centered Approach – KS4 and KS5 Performance Systems   Alps is a simple, student focused system […]

Dorset Youth Association 0-19 Forum Conference
March 13, 2017

  Thursday 2nd March saw Weymouth College students attend the Dorset Youth Association 0-19 Forum Conference held in Dorchester. The forum – chaired by myself – is made up of many colleagues from both the voluntary and statutory sectors Pan Dorset. Thursday’s delegates included representatives from Housing, Dorset County Council, small local and large national […]

Weymouth College Foundation Students’ annual Christmas Fair raises £140
January 6, 2017

  The Weymouth College Annual Christmas Fair held on 1st December was masterminded and organised by the College’s Routes into, Futures and Life Skills students. Horticulture and Retail students organised the marketing for the event and made up Christmas planted baskets to sell. Many Routes into students manned stalls, baked goods to sell and helped […]

South Dorset MP Richard Drax welcomes Weymouth College staff and students to Parliament
November 29, 2016

The Royal Robing room, the Division Lobbies and the green benches of the commons all featured in a tour of the Palace of Westminster when a party of members and guests from Weymouth & Portland Chamber of Commerce and students and staff from Weymouth College visited the Houses of Parliament on Monday 21st November. After […]

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