Courses (2019 Entry)

Event Planning 2019

This qualification is suitable for learners interested in planning events. It provides an overview of the skills required for successful event planning, organisation and evaluation. There will be an opportunity to produce an event of the student’s choice. This is a short course aimed at Level 3 students. This course can be taken alongside Level 3 Courses.
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Hospitality & Event Management - Vocational Level 3 2019

This industry recognised qualification will assist you in obtaining employment in the hospitality sector. Assessment for this course is by assignment with a mixture of practical assessments to give students the chance to start to develop skills that are desirable for a career in the hospitality industry.
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Mathematics (Further) A-level 2019

This course is for year 2 students only, who have performed highly in their first year of A Level Mathematics and would like to add more maths into their study programme during their second year at College.
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Mathematics (Higher)- GCSE 2019

The full GCSE Maths course taught within one year. Students will be assessed on entry on suitability for either the higher or foundation maths classes.
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Mathematics Foundation - GCSE 2018

The full GCSE Maths course taught within one year. Students will be assessed on entry on suitability for either the higher or foundation maths classes.
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Military Preparation Course (UPS) - Vocational Level 2 2019

This is an active and engaging one-year course which provides a good introduction for students interested in pursuing a career in the Uniformed Public Services.
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PE A-level 2019

Our Physical Education A level 2 year course allows students to participate in a course that will play to both practical and theoretical strengths within PE.
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Public Services (Uniformed) - Vocational Level 3 2019

This course is designed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a career in the uniformed public services.
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Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) - Vocational Level 3 2019

The course is aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in the sports or fitness industry.
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Sport & Exercise Science - Vocational Level 3 2019

The course is aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in the sports or fitness industry.
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Textiles A-level 2019

This course is suited to students who have a particular interest in designing and making individual and original pieces of textiles for fashion, furnishing or fine art.
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Extra-Curricular

Career Ready

Cirencester College is proud to participate in a national employability programme called Career Ready. Nationally around 2,700 students participate each year and at Cirencester our programme is structured into three career themes.
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Enterprise

Your chance to set up and run a legally trading business with other students.
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Information

Mathematics (Further) A Level

This course is for year 2 students only, who have performed highly in their first year of A Level Mathematics and would like to add more maths into their study programme during their second year at College.
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News

Psychology students mentor the next generation of students

Students have been gaining valuable work experience by mentoring younger students
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Former Cirencester College students return to lead performing arts workshop

Former performing arts students Laruen Wood and Emily Green returned to College last week to lead a challenging masterclass for year 1 and year 2 performing arts students.
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Former IT students visit the College to talk about apprenticeships!

Former BTEC IT students James Lloyd and Tom Fisher returned to College this week to talk to current IT students about choosing an apprenticeship when they leave College.
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Sports students visit the University of Gloucestershire

Forty year one students attended the University of Gloucestershire for a taster session with the staff and students
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University of Worcester visit Childcare and Pre Teaching Students

The University of Worcester visited Child Care and Pre-teaching students and gave the students a presentation on studying Education and Teacher Training at degree level, and the student experiences at Worcester.
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1st and 2nd year Music Performance students perform to a capacity crowd

1st and 2nd year Music Performance students performed to a capacity crowd in the Spotlight recently.
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A-level Biology students visit Warwick University

Recently 24 A-level Biology students visited Warwick University for their annual Biology in Action Day
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A-level Geography students go Underground

Year one Geography students have been exploring industrial change in the South Wales Valleys and the Cardiff area
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Animal Management students talk to Primary School pupils about Dog Safety

Animal Management students from Cirencester Sixth Form College were delighted to be invited to Watchfield Primary School.
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Animal Management students visited by the Guide Dogs Association

Animal Management Level 3 students were excited to welcome Alex Beadle and Zack from the Guide Dogs Association recently.
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Art students visit Milan

Recently, 40 Creative Arts students took a 4 day trip to Milan as a resource gathering expedition
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Biology Students Attend ‘Biology in Action’ Lectures at Warwick University

29 Cirencester College Biology students recently enjoyed a day of fascinating lectures at Warwick University by world class scientists in the field of Biology.
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Biology students visit Birmingham Conference

This week a group of twenty nine year 1 and year 2 A-level Biology students enjoyed a series of lectures from top scientists at Birmingham Town Hall.
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Biology students visit University of Gloucestershire

Recently 30 of Cirencester College’s Biology A level students braved the wintery conditions to visit the University of Gloucestershire, to look at progression options in to Higher Education.
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Biology students visit Warwick University

This week thirty Year 1 and Year 2 Biology students visited Warwick University for a day of fascinating and inspiring lectures which covered a diverse range of Biology topics from animal behaviour to ground breaking new medical treatments.
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Biology students visit Warwick University

30 Cirencester College Biology students recently enjoyed a day of fascinating lectures....
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British Wildlife Conservation students carry out 24hr Wildlife Survey

British Wildlife Conservation Foundation Degree students carried out a 24 hour wildlife survey of the Royal Agricultural University and Cirencester College sites.
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Career Ready students enjoy a ‘Capital Experience’

First year Career Ready students recently visited London for a career development day.
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Cirencester Sixth Form College’s High Achieving students gain places at top universities

Cirencester Sixth Form College students have once again succeeded in gaining offers from a variety of top universities.
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Cirencester students Amy and Tom chosen as Black Sea STEM Scholars

Congratulations to Cirencester Sixth Form College students Amy Wakeman and Thomas Davis who have become Black Sea STEM Scholars a unique project run in association with Southampton University. To do so they had to go through a rigorous and competitive selection process.
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Cirencester students give back to their community on NCS action day

Five students from Cirencester College donated their Saturday to make positive changes in the local community as part of Action Day, a national movement organised by the National Citizen Service (NCS).
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Countryside Management students support Lydiard Park environmental project

Recently a group of Countryside Management students from Cirencester College spent two days on environmental improvements at Lydiard Park in Swindon.
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Countryside students from Cirencester Sixth Form College help flood prevention in Gloucester Street, Cirencester

The students took part in a practical with FWAG to help alleviate flooding in Cirencester by clearing vegetation along the river Churn near Gloucester St. Sluice
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Finance students recognised for outstanding results!

Cirencester Sixth Form College students has been recognised for their excellent results in the Level 3 Vocational Award for Financial Studies for both the Certificate and the Diploma qualifications
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First year students become Budapest travel guides

Thirty-four students recently directed their own three-day guided tour of the city of Budapest, visiting historical landmarks, tasting local food and experiencing Hungary’s unique laws.
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First-year students raise record total for charity

First-year College students have raised more than £200 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) by organising a charity five-a-side football tournament.
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Geography students visit Dorset's coastal sea defences

First year Geography A-level students monitored the success of coastal management systems on their recent trip to the seaside town of Bournemouth.
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Geography students visit Nettlecombe Field Studies Centre

15 Geography students recently visited Nettlecombe Field Studies Centre in Somerset and carried out a range of fieldwork activities to give them lots of ideas to apply to their Independent Investigation.
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Geography students visit the Field Studies Centre at Nettlecombe

Year One Geography students recently went on a Geography Residential field trip to the Field Studies Centre (Nettlecombe) run by the Field Studies Council
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Geology and Environmental Science students visit Tenerife

Twenty-three Geology and Environmental Science students recently returned from the Canary island of Tenerife after studying its two-thousand-year-old volcano and the diverse environmental landscape.
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Geology students return as regional champions

Congratulations to seven of Cirencester College’s most resolute Geology students who have returned regional champions from this year’s Geology Challenge, held at the Structural Soils HQ in Bristol.
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Health and Social Care students visit Thorpe Park

A group of Health and Social  Care students recently went on a trip to Thorpe Park
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Heroic students rescue mountain biker in Black Mountains

Cirencester College’s Duke of Edinburgh students found themselves coming to the rescue of an injured mountain biker this weekend while hiking in the Welsh Black Mountains.
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Hospitality students raise over £60 for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Year 2 Hospitality students recently used their event organising skills to raise money for one of their favourite charities, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
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Latest news from Career Ready students

It has been another busy time for our Career Ready students, whilst our first years have had their first taste of business networking our second years graduated at the prestigious Calcot Manor, near Tetbury.
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Local MP chats with Politics students

Politics Students at Cirencester Sixth Form College hosted a question time for Stroud MP David Drew to find out more about his views on a range of issues.
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Military Preparation students cause a riot in Bristol!

This week our Military preparation students were given permission to riot at the Police Avon and Somerset Operational Training Unit at Clevedon in Bristol.
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Oxford Brookes University visit Pre Teaching students

Last week Pre Teaching students had a really helpful visit from Oxford Brookes University who led a workshop about teaching.
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PE Students visit Bath University

Recently a group of A-Level Physical Education students spent a day at the University of Bath.
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Performing Arts students join in the Advent Festivities

Cirencester College Performing Arts students joined in the Advent Facilities this weekend
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Politics students put local MP to the test

Last week Politics students put Cotswolds MP, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown on the spot by holding an exclusive ‘Question Time’ with him to raise their concerns about local and national issues.
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Pre-Teaching students explore future in Higher Education

A leading education lecturer from the University of Worcester has been helping students to explore their future options after college.
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Pre-teaching students visit Cotswold Wildlife Park

Pre-teaching students recently visited Cotswold Wildlife Park to practice their risk assessing skills.
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Psychology students spend a day at Swansea University

Psychology students were invited by Swansea University to experience a day in the life of a University student.
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Psychology students take part in sleep deprivation study

Recently a group of psychology students took part in a sleep deprivation study organised by the Psychology Society.
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Psychology students visit 'The Clink' in Cardiff

Recently 50 Psychology students visited one of Cardiff's top restaurants called 'The Clink'.
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Recognition for Performing Arts students by leading Drama School

This week at Cirencester College, eleven of our Performing Arts and Drama students participated in an outreach audition for the prestigious drama school the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts.
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Sports students praised for leadership skills!

Fourteen 2nd year level 3 sports students from Cirencester College gained invaluable work experience this week.
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STEM students visit Bristol University

Nearly 100 students from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths visited Bristol University to attend lectures and have a tour of the university.
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STUDENTS 4* SUCCESS AT EDINBURGH FRINGE

Cirencester College students celebrate success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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Students and staff join together at Cirencester Sixth Form College to remember the fallen

Students and staff at Cirencester Sixth Form College joined together in an act of remembrance.
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Students and Staff Remember together at Cirencester Sixth Form College

Hundreds of students and staff joined together in an act of remembrance at 11am, today
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Students chosen for prestigious new Creative Writing Project at Cheltenham Festival

Congratulations to four of Cirencester Sixth Form College’s English students, who have won a place on an exciting new creative writing initiative and mentoring project called ‘Write Now’ at Cheltenham Festivals.
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Students get a taste of the toughest challenge, Marine Training

Recently Cirencester College’s Uniformed Public Service students took part in what one student described as 'five of the hardest days of their Life……'
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Students lead Panathlon event for local primary schools

Sports Diploma students recently organised a sports day for eleven Gloucestershire primary schools as part of Panathlon – an event to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
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Students learn a lesson in Restorative Justice

Students talk about Restorative Justice with the Chris Donovan Trust
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Students put politicians to the test on policies at College’s Question Time

Politicians applauded students for the informed questioning from the audience
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Students raise critical awareness of male eating disorders

Six College students have raised over £100 for BEAT Eating Disorders by organising a tombola, guess the number of socks, and lunchtime collections.
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Students raise money for local Eating Disorders Group

Students on the Works4Me programme at Cirencester Sixth Form College have recently been working hard to raise money for their local Beating Eating Disorders (BEAT) Group in Cirencester.
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This week the Chemistry Department welcomed 56 Year 9 Kingsdown students to College

Students wanted to give them the experience of completing some challenging practicals in our purpose built labs
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Uniformed Public Service students finish successful 3 day expedition

Military Preparation Course students recently completed a 3 day expedition in the Cotswold Water Park
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Uniformed Public Services students find out about life with the Marines

Students take part in the Royal Marine Look at Life course based in the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre
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Uniformed Public Services Students visit London

As part of the Uniformed Public Services course, a party of first year Uniformed Public Services students went on a fact finding trip to London.
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Works4Me students help make Cirencester greener!

Last week Cirencester Sixth Form College's Traineeship students were busy planting trees behind the car park at Cirencester Hospital.
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2nd year 3D Design & Textiles students showcase their final projects

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Cirencester College Biology students adopt a pangolin

A year 1 Biology group have adopted a pangolin (which has been named Pablo) through WWF
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Cirencester College students raise money for Eating Disorders charity

Cirencester College’s Student Union held their annual fund raising for Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The money was being raised for BEAT, the UK’s Eating Disorders charity who support those with eating disorders and our local BEAT facilitator for Cirencester, Pat Ayres.
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Cirencester students find the winning formula for the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

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College students through to FA People’s Cup final

Congratulations to the College's futsal team who are now in a great position to win the FA People’s Cup final tournament, and lift the trophy at this year's Wembley FA Cup final.
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Economics students shine at Target 2.0 competition

Tuesday November 29th saw the annual Area Heats of the national Bank of England Target 2.0 in Bristol.
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Geology students visit the Isle of Wight

The weather was sunny and the rocks were interesting, what more could you want?
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Local politician hosts question and answer session for Politics students

Cirencester College recently hosted a question and answer session with local Cirencester Town Council member Sabrina Poole. Sabrina, a former student, is the youngest and only Green Party councillor on the town council.
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Performing Arts students reprise Edinburgh play next week in the Sundial Theatre

The cream of the Sundial Theatre Company’s acting crop have been up at the Edinburgh Festival this summer with their new play, ‘Animal Management’.
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Rotary set students a space-age challenge

The Rotary Club of Cirencester recently staged their annual Technology Tournament challenge at Cirencester Sixth Form College
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Staff and Students take time for Reflection

As part of British Values Cirencester College promotes British Events including Remembrance Day. 2018 has been a particularly poignant year with the commemoration of 100 years since the first armistice at the end of World War I in 1918.
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Students find out about a ‘Life behind Bars’

As part of the enrichment programme at Cirencester College, the Law and Psychology teams invited 'True Life Conferences' to run their “Life Behind Bars” Conference.
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Uniformed Public Services students host inaugural Disability Roadshow for local primary schools

Congratulations to Cirencester College’s Year 1 Level 2 Uniformed Public Services who hosted the first Disability Roadshow for the College and local primary schools.
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Alumni achieve outstanding results at university

Former Cirencester College students are nearly 10% more likely to achieve a First or 2.1 degree classification compared to other colleges, schools and sixth forms across the country.
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Animal Centre to the Rescue

Students and staff arrived at College this morning to find a distressed Great Northern Diver (Common Loon) lying injured in the College car park. Luckily with our own Animal Management department on hand the College was able to come to the rescue.
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Biologists explore their future options

This week 40 Biology students took part in a live webinar event run by Sheffield University.
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BTEC Sport trip to Cardiff Met

Recently Cirencester College's BTEC Sports students took the opportunity to visit Cardiff Metropolitan University School of Sport.
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Career Ready Round up

It has been a busy few months for our students involved in the Career Ready Programme.
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Cirencester College celebrate outstanding vocational course successes

Friday 1st July was the inaugural vocational graduation celebration at College and what a year it has been for vocational courses at Cirencester College, with record numbers of distinctions and distinction stars for the graduating students.
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Cirencester College First Law Conference

Students discovered the different routes to enable them to become a lawyer.
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Cirencester College’s new recruit ‘Daisy’ teaches Swindon children dog safety.

Cirencester Sixth Form College recently welcomed a new recruit to the Animal Centre, Daisy, a 13 week year old rescued mix breed terrier. Daisy having already won the hearts of staff and students went out on her first trip to help educate young children on dog safety.
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Cirencester Sixth Form College Annual Award Ceremony 2017

Over 200 guests including past and current students, employers, sponsors, staff, family and friends attended Cirencester Sixth Form College’s 26th Awards Ceremony
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Cirencester Sixth Form College Annual Award Ceremony 2018

This week Cirencester Sixth Form College hosted an evening of celebration to recognise the outstanding achievements of students and staff at the annual Awards Ceremony.
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Cirencester Sixth Form College celebrates another year of exceptional A-level results

A record 7 students have secured their Oxbridge places with outstanding results, our highest for many years.
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Cirencester Sixth Form College has been ranked the 26th highest achieving Sixth Form

The results are based on A-level performance for 2016 and the proportion of students
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Cirencester Sixth Form College holds its first Geography Conference

Geography students at Cirencester Sixth Form College recently attended the College’s inaugural Geography Conference.
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Cirencester Sixth Form College Remembers

Today hundreds of students, staff and some parents gathered together at 11am in an act of remembrance to mark the Armistice centenary.
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Cirencester Sixth Form College’s 25th Awards Ceremony

over 60 former students, accompanied by families and friends returned to the College
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College celebrates Environmental Awareness Day

Students and teachers last week celebrated Cirencester College’s Environmental Awareness Day by turning off lights, car sharing, litter picking and raising awareness of Climate Change.
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Continued success for Cirencester’s stars of the future

Cirencester College Performing Arts students are following a long line of tradition of successfully progressing to prestigious drama schools and universities.
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Ex Cirencester College Media student returns to the classroom!

Cirencester Sixth Form College alumni, Ben Mahon came back to College to share with Film and Media students his experiences of studying Film at university and working in the Media.
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Ex professional footballer visits Cirencester College

Matt Heywood an ex-professional footballer, who played for Burnley, Swindon and Bristol City recently came to talk to Cirencester College sports students in the Sundial Theatre about his football career and life after football.
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Exam Results Blog 2018

A record 7 students have secured their Oxbridge places with outstanding results, our highest for many years.
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Geology fieldtrip write-up, Report by Heather Wilson, A Level Geology Student

First year A-level geology students recently completed a fieldtrip to the Soudley Geological Trail in the Forest of Dean to practice their geological fieldwork skills.
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Helpful Health and Social Care!

Our big hearted Health and Social Care students were treated to a very special visit this week from the British Heart Foundation’s very own Miss Hearty!
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High flying finance student Emily in top one percent nationally for exam results

Students from Cirencester Sixth Form College have once again been rewarded for their outstanding achievements in their Level 3 Financial Studies examinations this summer.
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Highlights from the Archaeology Trip to Slovenia

Back in March 2016 students studying Archaeology visited the wonderful country of Slovenia. First year Foundation Degree student Tom Gower gives us an illuminating insight into his personal highlights from the trip…
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Illustration Workshop at Corinium Museum

On Wednesday 2nd March a group of students – myself included - went down to the Corinium Museum in Cirencester and completed a workshop on archaeological illustrations. There we had the opportunity to draw a series of artefacts from the Roman period and the Bronze Age.
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Land & Wildlife highlight reel

It has been another busy year on the Land and Wildlife course. During the estate skills lesson students had the opportunity to practice their coppicing skills at Siccaridge Woods.
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Law Society Success

Cirencester Sixth Form College’s new Law Society has exploded into life this year with six dedicated Law students carrying out work placements in the community.
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Mad Hatters' raise hundreds for brain charity

Over six-hundred and fifty pounds has been raised by students and staff donning crazy hats, baking and selling gifts to celebrate Wear A Hat Day 2019.
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Sam wins Walktography Competition

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, students discovered a different approach to the art of photography by walking around their local area to enhance their wellbeing.
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Sensational Sign Language Session

Our 30 credit Health and Social Care students were treated to a fantastic sign language lesson by the British Sign Language College in Gloucester last week
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Sociologists take a trip to London

Second year Sociology students recently visited London to enhance their Sociological learning.
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Sports News

Congratulations to several of our students who have got through the AoC Sport National Championships for 2017
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Student visit to Prague

Travel, Business and Engineering students joined forces for a 4 night trip to Prague.
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Swindon MPs help Cirencester College’s young politicians debate the voting age

Cirencester College Politics and Law students joined forces to draft a Bill for the House of Commons, to propose ‘lowering the voting age to 16’.
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TIES host annual Networking Event

The Innovation and Enterprise Society (TIES) is a group run by students at Cirencester College.
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From the Website

Four Chemistry students complete a 4 week placement at Catalent in Swindon

In 2018 four Chemistry students; Emily Baugh, Laurence Cannon, Ramisa Ishita and Abigail Ntim were chosen to complete a 4 week placement at Catalent in Swindon.
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Seven Cirencester Sixth Form College students secure Oxbridge places

A record 7 students have secured their Oxbridge places with outstanding results, our highest for many years.
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Events for College Students

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Employability

We also offer an employability programme to help those students who want to improve their employability skills but are not on a Career Ready programme. Employability Plus provides access to workshops and masterclasses and it helps develop the skills needed for students to research their career options, develop career plans and secure their chosen roles.
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Wisepay Payment Portal

Wisepay is the online payment portal used by Cirencester College. Parents of current and propective students should login to ParentZone and click the Wisepay button there. Students can also access the Wisepay link from Student CCO
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Animal Centre

Our Cirencester College Animal Management students are responsible for the daily care and husbandry of all the animals that live here at the animal centre.
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Bad Weather Procedures

In the event of bad weather the Senior Managers (SLT) will decide on the course of action to adopt in the interest of the safety and education of the College students and the safety of staff.
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HE Additional Learning Support

Additional Learning Support is available for HE students who declare a disability or a specific learning difficulty and who have claimed the Disabled Student Allowance (DSA).
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IT & Computing

Students studying A Level Computer Science and BTEC IT, will use these facilities.
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PE A-Level

Our Physical Education A level 2 year course allows students to participate in a course that will play to both practical and theoretical strengths within PE.
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Professor Edith Hall lecture at Cirencester College

ust under one hundred Classics and Ancient History students attended the lecture
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Public Services (Uniformed) - vocational level 3

This course is designed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a career in the uniformed public services.
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Sport (Development, Coaching & Fitness) - vocational level 3

The course is aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in the sports or fitness industry.
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Sport & Exercise Science - vocational level 3

The course is aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in the sports or fitness industry.
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Verification and Identification of students

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Students absent from exams

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Customer Feedback Policy and Procedures

students, parent complaints
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Safeguarding Policy

College Safeguarding Policy
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Bursary Policy

Details on our bursary limits and funding policy
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