We expect all of our students to work purposefully during their time at College, but we also expect them to enjoy themselves. In addition to academic and vocational courses, you can also include in your study programme some of the wide variety of enrichment opportunities that we offer. These include our successful Career Academies as well as sport, art and culture, volunteering and our Honours Programme. We take great pride in the reputation we have established as specialists in sixth form education and our aim is to enable every student to achieve more than they thought possible.
You’ll find that Franklin College is extremely well-resourced to meet the needs of our students. Our subjects are taught in areas specifically designed to meet the requirements of post-16 study, and we’ve invested over £6 million in our buildings and facilities in recent years.
Our success and popularity are built upon our commitment to providing our students with the best possible learning environment, and the highest possible standards of support and guidance. When you apply to join Franklin College, you will find that we devote a great deal of time and expertise to helping you match your needs and aspirations to the wide range of courses we offer. Every year, about 90% of Franklin College students who apply for higher education gain a place at their first choice university. Our extensive links with local and national employers have resulted in students being very successful when looking for employment, higher and degree apprenticeships, and further training. The maturity, education and skills that our students acquire during their time at Franklin College gives them the edge to achieve a successful future.
At Franklin College we are proud of our students and their achievements (both academically and personally). We aim for a culture of respect and a mature, inclusive, and friendly environment. Our outstanding success has been recognised by Ofsted amongst others. Our vision is to build further on this success to ensure the best possible future for our current and future students.
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