UK Devon, UK
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Exeter College

Established: 1893
IB
City

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    6000
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Situated at the heart of Devon’s capital city, Exeter College is a large, thriving and award-winning college which places teaching, learning and student success as its top priorities. The college enjoys an excellent regional and national reputation and is ranked as ‘Outstanding’ (the highest possible accolade) by Ofsted, the UK’s school inspection board. The school’s Outstanding rating means students can be confident that they are studying in a high-quality institution, focused on achievement, inclusion and student satisfaction. In 2018, 79% of the college’s international students received A*-B grades in their A Level examinations, and 86% of international students received offers from prestigious Russell Group universities. With both the International Baccalaureate Diploma and a wide range of A Level and BTEC courses on offer, students at Exeter College can follow the study pathway best suited to them and their future goals.

Facilities

The college’s excellent facilities provide students with the best environment to learn. There are 7 different libraries which are fully equipped with computers, study desks, books, journals, and access to e-books and e-resources. Free WiFi is available across the college. The Maths and Science Centre boasts 11 purpose-built laboratories and six specialist maths teaching rooms. The college’s creative departments have a theatre, dance studio, TV studio, radio station and much more. Students can also use the state-of-the-art sports hall, 3G pitches and gym so they are assured to have everything they need for a successful and enjoyable time at Exeter College.

Sports & Arts

The college offers a wide range of enrichment activities for students to get involved in outside the classroom, to enhance their learning experience and aid with their personal development. Students who want to excel in a particular area can apply to join one of the college’s inspirational Academies, which will allow them to focus on achieving their ambitions and stretching themselves to improve and reach the highest level in their chosen interest or field of study. Academies on offer include Sports Academy (Football, Rugby, Golf, Tennis or Basketball), Journalism Academy, Music Academy, Performing Arts Academy, Reach Academy (for students who want to apply to Oxbridge or Medicine courses at university) and the Michael Caines Academy (for students studying Professional Cookery).

Student Life

Exeter College has a dedicated Student Experience Team, whose sole focus is to provide expert pastoral care to all students. These friendly trained support specialists are also on-hand to provide expert advice and guidance on academic progress and university progression. The college’s International Team supports international students from arrival until course completion by providing an induction, a personal academic tutor, a tutoring programme, additional academic English support, a UK student mentor, university application support and organised university visits.

Famous Alumni

Matt Bellamy, musician
Alistair Brammer, actor
Elliott Frear, footballer

  • 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size
18
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Climbing, Cycling, Futsal, Gym, Kayaking, Netball, Sport Science
Arts
Art, Creative Technology, Dance, Performance and Choreography, Drama, Fashion and Textiles, Film and Television, Film Studies, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Photography
Music
Choir, Music, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Aeronautical, Applied Science, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English Language and Literature, Environmental Science, Further Maths, Game Production and Marketing, Geography, Geology, History, Information Technology, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Maths, Media Studies, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Languages
ESOL, French, German, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Business Club, Coding Club, Current Events Club, Debate, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Gaming Arts Club, Italian Club, Japanese Club, Math Club, Medical Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Musical Production, School Trips, Spanish Club
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
16-18

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