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RESULTS DAY - Thursday 16th August. Portsmouth College students are on their way to Oxford and Cambridge following a 96% pass rate with 45% high grades! More information to follow once we have finished celebrating with our students. Read more about their success here.

NEW 2018/19 Prospectus out now >

  • Ofsted Grade 2, Good (2017)
  • A 'Culture of High Expectations' - Ofsted (2017)
  • 97% overall pass rate for Level 3 in 2017
  • 47% of students achieved A*-B / Distinction grades
  • Over 40 A level courses to choose from
  • Great vocational course opportunities through BTEC qualifications
  • Courses & opportunities for all
  • Very well qualified, experienced & enthusiastic staff with expertise in teaching A level, BTEC & GCSE courses
  • Extensive wellbeing support delivered by an experienced & well connected team
  • A real commitment to accessible, additional learning support for all who need it
  • Expert guidance from qualified careers staff
  • Tailored careers programmes delivered through our tutorial system
  • A well established 'More Able' programme linking students to crucial support in their university & career aspirations
  • A carefully designed timetable with no 'trapped time' & space for work experience and volunteering opportunities
  • Close links with major local employers & voluntary sector organisations
  • Support to help students set up & run small businesses
  • Get a head start in a competitive job market by signing up to our E6 programme
  • Six strands - Enterprise, Employability, Experience, Extension, Exercise & Explore to choose from
  • Develop the essential skills employers are looking for
  • Built into your timetable to complement and extend your academic study
  • £5m investment programme since April 2010 – a major redevelopment of the College buildings, IT facilities & environment
  • Redesigned, refurbished & fully equipped classrooms, social spaces and independent learning areas
  • A lively, dynamic & inclusive atmosphere with just under 1500 students - an easy place to make friends
  • A tight-knit community of students with a great reputation. The local sixth form college of choice for Portsmouth students
  • Highly recommended by our current & past students
  • The College launched an innovative approach to learning in 2014 based on using iPads to support Academic Study
  • Students benefit from access to a wide range of Educational Apps and Resources
  • Teaching & learning based on interactive systems in every classroom, offering one-to-one teacher-student communication, assessment & feedback
  • Your iPad can be a science lab, a research station, a history archive, a music studio, a video editing suite, an art canvas, a language lab, an interactive maths workshop & more

Upcoming Events

  • Freshers' Day
  • Thursday 6th September 2018

  • Getting Ready to Learn
  • Friday 7th September 2018

  • Autumn Term (Teaching Begins)
  • Monday 10th September 2018

  • Higher Education Fair
  • Tuesday 25th September 2018

  • Open Evening #1
  • Tuesday 2nd October 2018 6pm - 8.30pm

  • Open Evening #2
  • Wednesday 3rd October 2018 5pm - 7.30pm

  • Adult Education Awards
  • Wednesday 17th October 2018 (By invitation only)

  • Awards Evening
  • Thursday 20th December 2018 (By invitation only)

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Tyler Davis

Tyler Davis


Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration

I was already really happy as a student at the College when I was referred to the Apprenticeship team."
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