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What happens when

Interviews

We’ll send you a letter inviting you to an informal interview. There’s nothing to worry about, our friendly staff will sit and talk with you and your parent/guardian about your ambitions and why you have chosen that course. This is just to make sure you’re starting on the right course for you, and that the course is at the right level to match your aims and abilities.

Year 11 Welcome Days

Students will receive a letter in the post inviting them to their allocated Welcome Day. Welcome Days are a chance for all Year 11’s joining us in September to come and meet the peers who will be in their classes with them, an ice breaker type of day, to have a taste of what is to come. They will spend a few hours here getting to know their new classmates and tutors, plus their surroundings and a more detailed run down of what they can expect in September.

Date Subject Location Time
Tue 9th July Sixth Form Loxton 10:00 - 13:00
Date Subject Location Time
Wed 10th July Animal and Equine Knightstone 09:00 - 12:00
Brickwork South West Skills 10:00 - 13:00
Business and Travel Knightstone 09:00 - 12:00
Carpentry and Joinery South West Skills 10:00 - 13:00
Computing South West Skills 09:00 - 12:00
Construction South West Skills 10:00 - 13:00
Creative and Digital Loxton 09:00 - 12:00
Early Years Knightstone 10:00 - 13:00
Electrical South West Skills 10:00 - 13:00
Engineering South West Skills 09:00 - 12:00
Hair and Beauty Knightstone 09:00 - 12:00
Health & Social Care Knightstone 10:00 - 13:00
Hospitality and Events Knightstone 09:00 - 12:00
Motor Vehicle South West Skills 10:00 - 13:00
Music and Media Loxton 09:00 - 12:00
Performing Arts and Production Arts Knightstone 09:00 - 12:00
Plumbing South West Skills 10:00 - 13:00
Public Services Knightstone 10:00 - 13:00
Sport Knightstone 10:00 - 13:00
Visual Arts Loxton 09:00 - 12:00

 

Parents Information Evenings

We offer Parent Information evenings in May and June to ensure that everyone is prepared for the transition from School to College. This is an opportunity for parents to come and see the College facilities, find out information about support available at College and ensure their questions are answered. These normally operate in the month of May. Click on the dates below to book your place.

Date Subject Location Time
Wed 24th April Business Enterprise and Service Industries Knightstone, Conference Centre 17:45
Education, Health and Lifestyle
(Early Years and Public Services)
Knightstone, Conference Centre 18:45
Creative Arts Knightstone, Conference Centre 18:45
Wed 8th May Creative Arts Loxton, Bistro A-M 17:45 N-Z 18:45
Wed 15th May SWSC SWSC, Bistro A-M 17:45 N-Z 18:45
Tue 21st May Sixth Form Loxton, Sixth Form A-M 17:45 N-Z 18:45
Thur 23rd May Health and Social Care and Sport HALC 18:00

 

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Year 10 Taster Days

Do you know what College is like? Got a particular subject area in mind? Would you like to try something different? Taster days are an ideal opportunity for the whole of year 10 to come along to College in July and sample a lesson at one of our campuses for a real taste of College life for the day.

Date Subject Location
Mon 8th July Priory, Worle and others All sites
Thur 11th July Broadoak, Hans Price and others All sites

Year 11 GCSE Guidance Surgeries

On GCSE results day in August, members of the School Liaison team visit local schools to offer help and advice about course options at College. School Liaison staff will also be available at Knightstone campus on the day, as well as the following day, to assist with your course option enquiries.

Date Location Time
Thur 22nd August Worle 12.00 - 18.30
Thur 22nd August Broadoak 12.00 - 18.30
Thur 22nd August Hans Price 12.00 - 18.30
Thur 22nd August Priory 12.00 - 18.30
Thur 22nd August Knightstone 12.00 - 18.30
Fri 23rd August Knightstone 10.00 - 14.00

Other Events

Prospectus Presentation

An opportunity to gain an introduction to College life, look at what Weston College has to offer and ask questions about courses. Usually carried out in assemblies during September/October and aimed at Year 11 students.

Enrichment Projects

An opportunity for students in years 9 and 10 to get involved in a project after school in a subject area they are interested in. Projects are normally run over 3 or 4 weeks (available from September to July) and culminate in a celebration event in the final week.

Half-term Workshops

A great chance for students in Year 10 and 11 to sample a workshop in a subject they are interested in for the day. Ideal for students to sample a subject and meet the tutors. Available during February and October half-terms.

Progression Days

Become a College student for a day! An opportunity for year 11 students to shadow an existing student at college, following a real timetable in order to experience a ‘day in the life’ at College. This normally takes place in October.

Summer Schools

An opportunity to experience a College subject are in more depth by participating in a project over the summer break. This is available in most curriculum areas and at all campuses. Summer Schools are aimed at students in Year 7 – 11 and typically run over 3-5 days.

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Marketing Permissions

Once we have responded to your initial enquiry we would love to keep you informed of other, similar courses you may be interested in via email.


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