A great day in the HIX Academy
February 5, 2016

A 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.

Students demand safe road crossing
February 1, 2016

After 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. Students who are wheelchair users find the crossing particularly dangerous. Jordan Woodward said ‘It […]

‘Hot Lime’ day at Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts

Architects, 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 the Creative Art’s purpose-built masonry workshop in Poundbury, Dorchester. Building limes were used as the principal binder for mortars and plasters for thousands of […]

A summer of sailing for two successful Prince’s Trust Programme students from Weymouth College
January 25, 2016

Will 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 – a Class A tall ship operated by Dorset-based charity Adventure Under Sail – to undertake […]

Warner Bros visit
All aboard the Hogwart’s Express
January 21, 2016

Our 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 visitor attraction markets itself so as to appeal to a range of different customers – the […]

Weymouth College student honoured by Police Crime Commissioner
October 23, 2015

A 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 lives with a foster family, started at Weymouth College in 2013 as a step-up student […]

Richard Drax MP, Michelle Hind, Nigel Evans, Julia Cohen and Carla Howe
Students get first-hand access to Apprenticeships
October 9, 2015

Richard Drax MP has officially opened the new Employability Suite at Weymouth College. He attended the official opening on Friday 9th October and was greeted by staff, students and some of the many businesses the College currently works with. The College places employability at the heart of the student experience and the new Employability Suite […]

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Notarianni Glass bring their award winning contemporary craft to the new Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts
October 8, 2015

Notarianni Glass an award winning contemporary glass company have officially moved into the new Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts. This exciting move comes after the company decided to relocate to Dorchester in order to set up a practice that would enable them to focus on the scale and sculptural aspect of their work. Notrarianni […]

Westfield Arts College joins forces with Weymouth College in exciting new partnership.
October 6, 2015

Westfield Arts College has joined forces with Weymouth College to offer its students an exciting new transition between school and college. The new partnership sees Westfield Arts College provide a base for its students at the Weymouth College main campus on Cranford Avenue. The initiative came about after Westfield Arts College wanted to provide an […]

Weymouth College Budget Back on Track
October 5, 2015

After eighteen months under the spotlight of the FE Commissioner Dr David Collins, Weymouth College is celebrating confirmation that its efforts to get the College’s finances back on track have been successful. At the Structure & Prospects Appraisal meeting on 2 October, the Interim Principal Nigel Evans reported that the College has hit its key […]

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