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Helping your son or daughter make a decision about their education is an important step.

5 FACTS you need to know about college


Sixth form students getting A Level results

These webpages will help. They give an insight into life at The College and explain how your son or daughter will progress while with us. If there is anything we’ve missed, please give us a call on 01202 205205 or use the ‘live chat’ function.

We’ve tried to keep jargon to a minimum, but sometimes it just can’t be avoided. So if you see a term you're not sure about, have a look at our jargon buster here

About the College

We are a modern and progressive college with an excellent track record of high academic achievement. We offer the widest choice of academic and vocational courses in the area, from full-time courses and A Levels to Apprenticeships and Higher Education.

In the last five years we’ve invested over £28m in state-of-the-art facilities. Our brand new £11m building at North Road, Poole, is home to the very latest teaching aids and equipment. Read more here.

We offer a friendly and supportive environment, and pride ourselves on the quality of our support services. Find out more about the support that’s available to your son or daughter here.

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