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PORTSMOUTH COLLEGE LOCAL, FRIENDLY, SUCCESSFUL

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APPLY NOW FOR SEPTEMBER 2016 - Submit your application before the deadline on 31st March 2016 for a guaranteed place (subject to entry requirements)

Find out how to apply to Portsmouth College here! 

  • OfSTED Grade 2, Good (2013).
  • 98% overall pass rate for A levels in 2014
  • 40% of students achieved grades A*-B
  • A highly ranked college for A level results measured by value-added
  • Over 40 AS/A level courses to choose from
  • Great vocational course opportunities through BTEC qualifications
  • Courses at Levels 3, 2 & 1 – opportunities & flexibility for all
  • Very well qualified, experienced & enthusiastic staff with expertise in teaching AS/A levels, BTEC courses & GCSEs
  • A carefully constructed tutorial programme, tailored to fit your particular courses & your stage at College
  • Extensive support through an experienced & well connected Student Services team
  • A real commitment to accessible, additional learning support for all who need it
  • Expert guidance from highly qualified careers personnel
  • Tailored careers programmes delivered through our tutorial system
  • A well established Able & Talented programme linking students to crucial support in their university & career aspirations
  • A carefully designed timetable with no ‘trapped time’ & space for work experience, volunteering & work insight opportunities
  • Close links with major local employers & voluntary sector organisations
  • A student-run enterprise project to set up & run ‘student small businesses’
  • A range of ‘employability’ short courses e.g. first aid, web design, sports coaching, fitness instructor, police watch, D of E Award
  • Musical Theatre Group, Rock Challenge, stage & back stage management, a thriving music & bands scene, individual instrument lessons
  • Team, individual & recreational sports
  • Many UK & overseas trips & visits
  • Film Club, creative writing, community art projects, games design club & many more…
  • £5m investment programme since April 2010 – a major redevelopment of the College buildings & environment
  • Redesigned, fully refurbished & re-equipped areas for most classes & activities
  • Newly designed & refurbished spaces for independent learning & Student Services
  • A lively & supportive atmosphere with just under 1000 full time students - an easy place to make friends
  • A tight-knit community of students & a great reputation as the friendly & welcoming, local sixth form college
  • Highly recommended by our current & past students
  • The College launched its personalised learning strategy (based on individual iPad technology) in September 2014
    The standout features of this exciting new approach to learning are:
  • Students to have ‘anytime, anywhere’ access to an Apple iPad-mini device for the whole of their period of study. A range of discounted purchase options will be available
  • The benefits of 65,000 education apps, iTunesU & iBooks
  • 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

  • Half Term
  • 15th -19th February 2016

  • A2 Mock Exam Week
  • 29th February - 4th March 2016

  • Open Day
  • 5th March 2016 10am - 12.30pm

  • Last Day of Spring Term
  • 24th March 2016

  • Easter Holiday
  • 25th March - 8th April 2016

  • Application Deadline
  • 31st March 2016

  • First Day of Summer Term
  • 11th April 2016

  • Half Term
  • 30th May - 3rd June 2016

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Student Profile

George Elliott

George Elliott

From St Edmund’s RC School

AS/A levels in Health & Social Care, Sociology & Psychology

I chose the College initially because it’s known for having great results. Since joining I’ve got as involved as possible in different opportunities
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