UK Hampshire, UK
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
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The city of Portsmouth College

Established: 1984

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • 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.

The City of Portsmouth College is home to a recording studio, hightech IT suites, science laboratories and specialist studios for Drama, Art, Photography, Film and Graphic Design. Combined with a fully-equipped gym and numerous sports pitches, students at The City of Portsmouth College have access to the best facilities on offer both in and outside the classroom.

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.

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  • 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 4% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Badminton, Basketball, Dance, Football, Football, Netball, Personal Fitness, Rugby, Sailing, Table Tennis, Table Tennis
Architecture, Art, Dance, Digital Filmmaking, Film, Graphic Design, Performing Arts, Photography, Theater
Choir, Individual Music Lessons, 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
French, German, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Community Service, Drama Club, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, First Aid, Music, School Trips, Student Union, Young Enterprise
Accepting Students in Grades
11, 12
Ages Accepted
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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