Deciding to leave school doesn’t have to be a difficult decision. It is important for you to explore all of your options and that’s where we come in.
We are here to provide you with the key information you need to make an informed decision about your next steps.
Why choose South Devon College*
- 834,000 16 to 18 year olds choose to study in colleges (compared with 438,000 in maintained school and academy sixth forms)
- Joining College will give you more free time as you are rarely in College every day. This gives you the time to study at home and get a part-time job if you wish
- Earn whilst you learn! You don’t have to be in class all week. Doing an apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to learn ‘on the job’ and take a wage. We work with over 1000 companies and offer 40 apprenticeship training routes. There is plenty to choose from!
- Colleges gain excellent success rates and our A Level students achieved an overall pass rate of 99%.
- Employers view college leavers as better prepared for work than school leavers aged 17-18. We support everyone with impartial advice and guidance to get them on the right course to achieve their goals.
- 144,000 students study a degree in college. We are the only college in South Devon where you can start at entry level, and leave us with a degree!
- Colleges are inspected by Ofsted and South Devon College is rated Outstanding!
If you would like to find out more, get in touch today.
*Based on College Key Facts 2014/2015, Published by the Association of Colleges