UK East Sussex, UK
  • Homestay Accommodation
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Worthing College

Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1300
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

Situated in the town of Worthing and close to the city of Brighton, Worthing College is in an ideal location for international students who want to discover the beautiful and vibrant south coast of England. The college is ranked 'Outstanding' by Ofsted and it is a friendly place with a strong sense of purpose, where teaching, learning and student success are second to none. With over 60 courses available, the college is one of the most popular places to study in the Worthing area. Study programmes can include a mixture of A Levels and BTECs, offering a wide range of choice and flexibility. The modern college building is split into nine learning zones based on subjects, and each zone has its own independent study area where students spend their time deepening their learning between classes. Worthing College students achieved a fantastic 99% A Level and 93.2% BTEC pass rate in 2018.

Facilities

Worthing College boasts many modern facilities across its 18-acre parkland campus, including state-of the-art classrooms and laboratories, a number of independent learning zones, two large cafés, a well-equipped library with panoramic views, a fabulous theatre and dance studio complex, floodlit netball and tennis courts, a rugby pitch, and a fitness suite with 30 exercise machines.

Sports & Arts

Students at Worthing College have access to a wealth of extra-curricular activities and clubs. Sports on offer include tennis, football, rugby, basketball and table tennis which can be played on-site during lunchtimes or after school. The college runs Academies in Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports and STEM. These are designed to stretch and challenge students in their chosen field of study, outside the classroom. Students have the chance to develop their technical and performance skills, participate in exhibitions, workshops, projects and competitions, all while deepening their learning and broadening their horizons.

Student Life

The college prides itself on its friendly atmosphere encouraging students to embrace everything the college has to offer, meeting new friends, developing life skills and gaining experiences they will never forget. This helps to provide students with the opportunity to stand out from the crowd when they are looking to progress on to university or employment. A personal tutor is provided for every student, providing excellent guidance and pastoral support. Sixth Form college life in the UK gives students plenty of freedom and Worthing College in particular is a fantastic setting for international students to have an enriching and unforgettable study abroad experience.

  • 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 18 acres Campus Size
  • 6% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:20
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Sports
Dance, Football, Netball, Rugby, Table Tennis, Tennis
Arts
Art, Digital Media, Film, Graphic Design, Photography, Textile, Theater
Music
Band, Music
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Applied Science, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, Electronics, Engineering, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Geography, Health and Social Care, History, Information Technology, Law, Mathematics, Mathematics - Advanced, Media Studies, Physical Education, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Sports, Exercise and Health Science, Statistics, Travel
Languages
French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Black Student Union, Chemistry Society, Chess Club, Creative Writing, Drama Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, Engineering Club, Female Empowerment, Film, Math Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), School Trips
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
16-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Students should apply through Educatius.

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