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Cirencester College

Cirencester College is one of only three specialist Sixth Form Colleges in the South West. We provide a tremendous subject choice, a supportive and ambitious pastoral system and great teaching. The College offers an adult ethos with the feel of a University, ensuring that students achieve their full potential.

The College’s facilities have benefitted from significant investment in the last five years resulting in a brand new Sports Hall, multi-purpose STEM building, Animal Centre and state of the art classrooms. The extensive enrichment programme offers all students the opportunity to broaden their horizons.

We look forward to supporting students with their post-16 choices. We can also offer schools support in terms of curriculum enhancement, study skills, mentoring and advice sessions. Please contact the college for further details as we can make bespoke arrangements


For students and parents:

The college offers a wide range of activities that young people and their parents / carers can access to find out more about studying at further and higher education. 

There are a number of talks and visits on offer, including;

Open Day Saturday 17 October 2020 10am to 4pm – an opportunity to explore the campus and meet the teachers, academic support and our Pastoral team. Booking essential. 

Campus / Facilities tours– Available if you can’t make it to an Open Day sign up on our website for a tour

Open Evenings Thursday 11 February and Thursday 1 July 2021 5-8pm– Opportunity to explore the campus and the courses that are on offer

Apprenticeship Information Evening Tuesday 2 March 2021 Guidance on types of apprenticeships available and how to apply

High Achievers – Wednesday 3 March 2021 Information evening for Year 10 and 11 students predicted 7 Grade As (or equivalent numerical grade) 

Choices at 16 Thursday 8 and Friday 9 July 2021 – Spend a day at college trying out a range of subject taster sessions

Information and Guidance Meetings – 1:1 meetings can be arranged for students to discuss their course choices with an experienced member of staff. These can be done face to face or by telephone or via Teams

For teachers

Cirencester College can offer a variety of talks, activities and visits to schools and their students.

Some of the activity on offer includes;

HE / Careers Fair– Variety of universities and employers offering advice and guidance on courses and jobs 

Big Bang Day– Promotes and increases awareness of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Includes interactive workshops, exhibits and careers information

Practical Taster Classes – Curriculum support linked to different subject areas

Study Skills Masterclasses– Guidance sessions delivered by post-16 lecturers on revision techniques, effective study habits and preparing for exams

Mentoring– Held in schools to support aspirations and goals, areas for academic development, self-confidence, study skills and target setting 

Subject talks / conferences – Opportunity for Year 10 / 11 students to attend subject specific talks or conferences

School talks / advice sessions – Cirencester College can deliver talks / attend stands in schools, or arrange one-to-one guidance sessions

Bespoke visits for schools can also be arranged.

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