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The Bournemouth & Poole College North Road site in Poole

Explore Poole!

Speak to staff and students, get careers advice and find out what makes The College such a great place to learn

Student and tutor in engineering workshop at pooleYou won't recognise our Poole Site

We have refurbished Engineering facilities, a 136-seat Jellicoe Theatre, Digital Media suites and a Forensic Science investigation room, plus an innovative Learning Resource Centre, a Care Innovation Centre, STEM Centre, Marine Technology Centre and mcuh more! Book your free ticket now!

See our North Road subjects
  • Adult English and Maths - Part-time
  • Applied Sciences (For A Levels please visit Lansdowne)
  • Art and Design 
  • Childcare, Early Years, Teacher Training and Health and Social Care
  • Construction - Brickwork, Plastering, Painting, Decorating, Plumbing, Electrical and Wood Trades.
  • Computing and CGI - FdSc Degree Level only (For all other computing visit Lansdowne)
  • Counselling 
  • Degree Level courses - Pre Access to Higher Education and Acccess to Computing, Health Professions, Media, Music and Science.
  • Digital Media and CGI (for A Levels please visit Lansdowne)
  • Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (inc. Built Environment, CAD, Electronics and NEBOSH/ IOSH)
  • Foundation Learning - Step Up to College, Skills Track and Route to Business, Leisure or Creative Studies. 
  • Marine Technology
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Music 
  • Performing Arts 
Get involved in activities on the night
  • Applied Science 

Have a go at flame testing and a non Newtonian fluid experiment.

  • Art & Design

You will have the chance to meet our expert staff, talk to students and experience a sample of what the visuals arts have to offer.  Visitors can take part in workshops including print making, fine art, fashion, graphics and photography. In Art and Design our students create their future.

  • Apprenticeships

Find out about Apprenticeships, career oppourtunities and where your future could lead

  • Childcare, Education, Health and Social Care

Try our safeguarding quiz, reduced sight glasses, spot the hazards, UV light test, matching activities and school acronyms.

  • Digital Media and CGI

Take part in example lessons using state-of-the-art software in our new Mac classrooms, as well as explore our professional Green Screen Film Studio.

  • Engineering

Have a go at our design, planning and sustainability activity or design a Proteus Circuit in Electronics.

  • Foundation Learning

Visit the SNAX café, training kitchens and College shop, all run by our students!

  • Marine Technology

Try your hand at docking a boat with our simulator and have a go with our navigational equipment!

  • Music

Have a look round our dedicated Music block and mix a track in our professional studio. 

  • Performing Arts

Lights, camera, action! Take a look around our theatre, dance studios, green room and backstage areas. 

Find out where to park and get directions
Directions and parking

Address: North Road, Poole, BH14 0LS
You'll find directions to our Poole site here.

The main car park at our North Road site is on the right when you get to the bottom of North Road - go up the slope (just before the bus stop) and through the raised barrier. There is also parking available via Danecourt Road. When you arrive please go straight to the canteen or Main Reception to sign in. Disabled access is available from the Main Car Park or disabled parking bays are directly outside our Main Reception. 
When you arrive and FREE bus service
Please go to the Canteen (next to Main Reception) where you'll be given an Event Guide and shown where to go. If you want to visit more than one site we will also be running a free bus service.

Beat the queues on the night, book your ticket!