UK Hampshire, UK
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Portsmouth College

Established: 1984
City
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1400
  • 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

Portsmouth College is a modern college located in the lively city of Portsmouth on the south coast of England. The college offers a mixture of academic and vocational courses and students are involved in many activities designed to broaden their education with the E6 programme. The E6 programme is unique to Portsmouth College and offers a 6-strand initiative focusing on Enterprise, Employability, Experience, Extension, Exercise and Exploration. The college innovates with the use of iPads in lessons and offers a wide range of courses from immersive one-term placements through to full-time A level study programmes. Students at Portsmouth College receive first-class teaching which leads to fantastic exam results.

Sports & Arts

The College Sports Academy runs not only the traditional team sports in areas like football, rugby, hockey, netball, badminton and basketball, but also a range of exercise classes and individual participation sports such as Zumba, futsal, table tennis and boxercise. The Portsmouth College Football Academy has won competitions both locally and abroad, and the Elite Football qualification gives students who are already playing at club level the chance to broaden their skills and understanding. Students who are interested in music and the performing arts also have a whole host of opportunities available to them at the college, including learning an instrument, making use of the college recording studio and taking part in the Rock Challenge.

Student Life

Portsmouth College has a progressive timetable which runs from 9.55am – 4pm, with one lesson in the morning and one in the afternoon, allowing for deeper learning. Lunch is at the same time for every student, no matter what they study, which means everyone has more time to catch up with friends. Portsmouth College has a dedicated International Team and a dedicated Welfare Team, who support international students throughout their stay at the college and ensure they settle into the college community with ease.

Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Sports
Dance, Football, Personal Fitness
Arts
Architecture, Art, Digital Filmmaking, Film, Graphic Design, Performing Arts, Photography, Theater
Music
Music - Performance, Music Production, Music Technology
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Criminology, Economics, English Language and Composition, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Geography, Health and Social Care, History, Information Technology, Law, Law, Mathematics, Mathematics - Advanced, Media Studies, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness, Video Game Production
Languages
French, German, Spanish
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
16-18
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Students should apply through Educatius. If they pass a Skype interview with the school, they will then receive an offer letter.

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