Worthing College

Introduction

Welcome to Worthing College

Above all Worthing College is a friendly place with a strong sense of purpose, where teaching, learning and student success are second to none. 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.

Why apply to study at Worthing College? Best ever results in 2017

  • A Level pass rate 98.9%
  • BTEC Level 3 pass rate 97.3%
  • With over 60 courses available it is one of the most popular places to study in the Worthing area.
  • Study programmes can include a mixture of A Levels and BTECs
  • Dedicated staff that focus on the most up-to-date teaching and learning methods
  • Personal tutor for every student providing excellent guidance and pastoral support
  • An extensive variety of extracurricular opportunities
  • Opportunities for work experience and volunteering

The fantastic 18-acre parkland campus has superb facilities

  • State of the art classrooms and laboratories
  • Nine Learning Zones for independent study
  • Two large cafes, one with outdoor terrace and seating
  • Well-equipped Library with panoramic views
  • Fabulous Theatre and Dance studio complex
  • A fitness gym with 30 exercise machines
  • Floodlit netball and tennis courts and rugby pitch
  • Stunning outdoor recreational spaces
  • College shops selling everyday essentials and stationery
  • Disabled access to all areas

Worthing College Alumni

Worthing College Alumni keeps you in touch with the College and other former students.

If you are able to volunteer to talk to our students, or if you are involved in companies that might be able to offer work experience placements or apprenticeships, please email us at info@worthing.ac.uk with a subject of Alumni.

If you are interested in organising a reunion with your friends from Worthing College we’d love to help you. We have fantastic facilities for hire which are ideal for a multitude of events from meetings, conferences, exhibitions, wedding receptions, parties plus sporting and theatrical spaces.

Quality Assurance

As a student or other user of Worthing College services, we will ask for your views and feedback on how we are performing. Along with your views (and other evidence, such as examination results), we are constantly reviewing the quality of what we offer and planning to ensure improvements.

We give regular feedback to staff, students, governors and other groups on the quality of service at the college. Essentially we want to offer the best possible service and are constantly looking at how this can achieve.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

A-levels

Business Studies A Level

Campus 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Worthing

This course covers all sizes of businesses from those selling locally to those selling globally. All aspects of business will be studied and the many external influences that require decisions, planning and responses. [+]

When do I start studying for this qualification?

September 2018.

For how long will I study?

For two years.

What is this course about?

This course covers all sizes of businesses from those selling locally to those selling globally. All aspects of business will be studied and the many external influences that require decisions, planning and responses.

What topics will I study?

The course follows the structure of establishing what is business, followed by learning about the environment businesses operate in and the role of managers and leaders, especially in relation to decision-making.

The core of the first year focuses on the four functional areas of marketing, operations, finance and managing people looking at how decision-making improves performance.... [-]


Computer Science A Level

Campus 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Worthing

Computer Science is the study of problem-solving and computational thinking. Our modern world is dominated by technology, but computer scientists are more than just hi-tech consumers, they are the people who make it happen and shape our future. [+]

When do I start studying for this qualification?

September 2018.

For how long will I study?

For two years.

What is this course about?

Computer Science is the study of problem-solving and computational thinking. Our modern world is dominated by technology, but computer scientists are more than just hi-tech consumers, they are the people who make it happen and shape our future. Students will learn practical programming skills, how computers actually work and the theory that binds it all together. Students will be encouraged to think logically and to seek creative solutions to real-world problems.

What topics will I study? Fundamentals of programming. Fundamentals of data structures. Fundamentals of Algorithms. Theory of computation. Fundamentals of data representation. Fundamentals of computer systems. Fundamentals of computer organisation and architecture. Consequences of uses of computing. Fundamentals of communication and networking. Fundamentals of databases. Big Data. Fundamentals of functional programming. A systematic approach to problem-solving. Non-exam assessment - the computing practical project. How will my work be assessed? ... [-]

English Language and Literature A Level

Campus 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Worthing

The specification provides an integrated linguistic and literary approach to the study of texts in each of the three units which make up the full A-Level. It offers students an accessible and stimulating course in which they will engage with a variety of spoken and written texts, both fiction and non-fiction. [+]

When do I start studying for this qualification?

September 2018.

For how long will I study?

For two years.

What is this course about?

The specification provides an integrated linguistic and literary approach to the study of texts in each of the three units which make up the full A-Level. It offers students an accessible and stimulating course in which they will engage with a variety of spoken and written texts, both fiction and non-fiction.

What topics will I study?

You will study six texts, which will include a mixture of novels, poetry and plays, as well as non-fiction and spoken texts, using a range of linguistic and literary concepts to explore them. You will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the texts both through analytical essays and creative responses.... [-]


Fine Art A Level

Campus 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Worthing

A-Level Fine Art offers opportunities to use your creativity to express yourself. You will develop your understanding of creative processes, your ability to observe and think, to solve problems and communicate in a visual way. [+]

When do I start studying for this qualification?

September 2018.

For how long will I study?

For two years.

What is this course about?

A-Level Fine Art offers opportunities to use your creativity to express yourself. You will develop your understanding of creative processes, your ability to observe and think, to solve problems and communicate in a visual way. It will enable you to work independently and to make your own discoveries by exploring ideas, other artists' work and different materials and techniques.

Studying A-Level Fine Art gives you the skills and knowledge to create personal and imaginative work. If you have an adventurous, creative and enquiring mind and are excited by shaping and determining the visual world around us, there is a career opportunity waiting for you.... [-]


Physical Education A Level

Campus 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Worthing

This course is intended to encourage students to develop their all-around understanding of physical education (PE) and sport focusing on physiology, psychology and sport in society. [+]

When do I start studying for this qualification?

September 2018.

For how long will I study?

For two years.

What is this course about?

This course is intended to encourage students to develop their all-around understanding of physical education (PE) and sport focusing on physiology, psychology and sport in society.

All theoretical areas of study are linked to elite performance, lifelong health, fitness and wellbeing. In addition to the theoretical study of PE and sport, students are also required to demonstrate their level of practical performance in a sport.

Students can and are encouraged to study this course alongside other areas of the Academy of Sports provision.... [-]


Certificate

Information Technology BTEC Level 3

Campus 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Worthing

This course is intended as an applied general qualification and is equivalent to one A-Level. Students will be introduced to the study of creating IT systems, to manage and share information alongside another field of study, with a view to processing data to support business and using IT to communicate and share information. [+]

When do I start studying for this qualification?

September 2018.

For how long will I study?

For two years.

What is this course about?

This course is intended as an applied general qualification and is equivalent to one A-Level. Students will be introduced to the study of creating IT systems, to manage and share information alongside another field of study, with a view to processing data to support business and using IT to communicate and share information.

What topics will I study?

Students will study a total of four units across two years to achieve the Extended Certificate.

They will complete three Mandatory Units: Information Technology (externally assessed), Creating Systems to manage information (externally assessed), and Using Social Media in Business. They will then complete a second Mandatory Unit Information Technology Systems (externally assessed) and one Optional Unit in either Data modelling or Website Development.... [-]


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