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Parents & Carers

Supporting and advising your child through the decision-making process as they prepare to leave school can be difficult, especially if you don’t feel knowledgeable about the options available.

Your child will have access to a learning environment designed to give them the practical skills, knowledge and experience for career success.

Why should my child choose Warrington & Vale Royal College?

  • We have a wide range of courses including GCSE, A Level equivalent courses (BTECs), apprenticeships and higher education; preparing our young people for thousands of different careers.
  • We are proud to have achieved a ‘Good’ rating in our latest Ofsted inspection (October 2019).
  • We continue to consistently deliver outstanding results and are ranked in the top 12 colleges nationally – the top 7%.
  • Over 80% of students studying a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma achieved one or more Distinction grades.
  • Almost a third of students studying a BTEC Extended Diploma achieved the highest grade possible of Triple Distinction Star, the equivalent to 3 A* grades at A Level.
  • More than 90% of our apprentices continue in employment once they have finished their apprenticeship.
  • A record number of level 3 students progressed to their first choice of university.
  • Your son/daughter will have access to an outstanding learning environment, designed to give them the practical skills, knowledge and experience for career success.
  • All 16-18-year-old students can enjoy a free healthy breakfast before classes start at 8.45am
  • Access to free college transport options and free membership of student societies.

What do parents say about Warrington & Vale Royal College?

“My son’s science tutors are excellent and support him fully. He has really engaged for the first time in his education and has some real direction and focus.” – Parent of an Applied Science student

“My daughter has completely changed – she’s a lot happier than she was at school and a lot more confident. She was worried about making new friends but she has made so many! I know she will do well with help from the college. I couldn’t be more proud of her.” – Parent of an Art & Design student

“I feel very satisfied with the college and my son’s tutor. My son comes home and explains everything he has done that day with a smile and a sense of achievement. Thank you!” – Parent of an Electrical Installation student

“We didn’t really look at many colleges as my son had set his heart on a particular one. Saying that, things didn’t work out as planned and attending Warrington & Vale Royal College was the best decision he has made. He is thriving and has grown so much in confidence. You are focused on his development and have identified his strengths and weaknesses to fully accommodate him. I can’t praise Warrington & Vale Royal College enough.” – Parent of a Creative & Digital Media student

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