Exeter College is a large, thriving and growing tertiary college which places teaching, learning and student success as our top priority. We enjoy an excellent regional reputation. The College was judged as outstanding by Ofsted in a pilot “no notice” inspection in 2012, and again in a full inspection in 2014. We were awarded the Times Educational Supplement ‘Outstanding Provider of the Year in 2012 and BTEC College of the Year in 2014.
We have high expectations of our students and staff and each year their combined efforts result in excellent exam grades, outstanding training successes and brilliant music, art, sports and community achievements. We welcome students of all ages and abilities and our tutorial and learner support programmes are designed to meet their needs, challenging them to reach their full potential.
Exeter College provides tertiary education for around 10,000 – 12,000 students. The college was established in 1970 as the first tertiary college in the UK, bringing together the former grammar schools’ sixth forms and Exeter Technical College.
Our recent successes
In Jan 2014, Ofsted awarded the college Grade 1 ‘Outstanding’ for Outcomes for Learners, Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Leadership and Management and Overall Effectiveness which makes Exeter College one of the top performing colleges in the country. Click here to find out more on our Ofsted grading. Click here to read the Ofsted report.
In November 2012, Exeter College won two prestigious Times Educational Supplement Further Education Awards for Outstanding Provider of the Year and Outstanding Leadership of Learning and Skills Awards.
In July 2014, Exeter College was awarded the BTEC College of the Year. Click here to find out more.
The college continues to record course pass rates above the national average and each day we hear about individual student and staff success. To keep up to date with ALL the success of the college follow us on Twitter and Facebook or to find out more on our achievements and recent successes click here