£18 million Investment investment in campus facilities
We have invested £18 million in college facilities including the Cronton Playhouse, dance studio, media suites, state of the art IDEA Centre with industry-standard engineering workshops. Opening this year, we have a new Health and Well-being Centre with new sports hall, gym, simulated hospital training environment, sensory and 3D virtual immersion room, and coming soon NEW music studios and animal labs.
Success and Destinations
Our students have excellent progression to university and employment, with this year’s students progressing to some of the top universities in the country. These include Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, Sheffield, Leeds, Warwick, Manchester and Liverpool, and prestigious degree apprenticeships including Rolls-Royce.
Trips and Visits
Our students have the opportunity to go on over 200 trips per year including: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona, Paris, Brussels, Netherlands and Skiing in Alpe d’Huez. Students also visit many local and UK attractions including West End shows and prestigious universities as part of their course and enrichment programmes.
Professional Studies Programme
Progression to prestigious universities is becoming increasingly competitive and entry into the top professions demand that students can demonstrate high level employability skills. Our professional studies programme focuses on four highly competitive career pathways:
- Tomorrow’s Teachers
- Tomorrow’s Lawyers
- Tomorrow’s Scientists
- Tomorrow’s Engineers
- Student Leadership Team
Each year we offer Scholarships worth up to £2000 to exceptionally talented students in our centres of excellence in science and maths, performing arts and sport. Students who meet the criteria for scholarships will be identified at their advice and guidance interview and be offered the chance to apply for this prestigious scheme.