There's plenty of reasons to consider New College. With high-quality teaching, great results, and a fantastic all-round student experience, we'll get you to your dream university or job.
We want you to have a good understanding of study and life at New College, so that you can make the right decisions about what will be best for you.
Whether your school has a sixth form or not, you should definitely be looking at all post-16 providers and options available. Consider exam results, course choice, teaching quality, support services, facilities, progression opportunities, atmosphere, university /career destinations and enrichment.
With impressive exam results and destinations, outstanding student support and the widest choice of courses and opportunities in the area, we are a great choice for those seeking the best possible all-round student experience in an environment that provides more independence. New College is the ideal bridge between school and university or a job and you really can create your future here.
WHY NOT FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF?
Our Open Day will give you and your parents the opportunity to:
• Find out more about our courses - A Levels, a range of vocational courses and Apprenticeships. Our courses cover all levels from entry level through to Levels 2, 3 and beyond - you can even progress to degree-level in some subjects.
• Discover more about our student success and achievements. Exam results in 2019 included: an overall A Level pass rate of 98%; 41% grades at A*-B and 58% Distinctions in BTEC Extended Diploma. We are the number one College in the local area for national achievement rates and our A Level progress scores are the highest of any state school in the Swindon, Marlborough and Royal Wootton Bassett areas.
• Work out how you can maximise your potential - by exploring our 'Extraordinary Extras'; additional qualifications and enrichment activities to help enhance your personal, social and employability skills and make your university or job application stand out.
• Talk to our dedicated staff and Student Ambassadors - find out what life at New College is really like from the people who know.
• Tour our fantastic College facilities - Library and Open Learning Centre, Theatre, Dance Studios, Hair and Beauty Salons, Sports Centre, 3G Sports pitch, Restaurant, Enrichment Centre, with over 1600 computers, PCs and Macbooks across the College.
• Find out more about our helpful student services and additional learning support, our student destinations, university and careers advice, tutorial system, transport options, counselling and health services.