Read our Parents FAQ for information on what to expect from the College, what happens when your son/daughter starts College and the support we offer. Our Learner Journey details the application process for young people and includes details of what will be sent through the post and when. We have also put some information on the application process together for parents. We hope you will find the answers to most of your questions online. However, if you need any more advice you can contact us on: 0800 028 0289.
If you have any questions during your son/daughter's journey with Derby College, you can contact us on: 0800 028 0289. Our team are happy to help with enquiries on everything from open evening dates, to applications and interviews and beyond.
Answer - Yes, for those that are attending a Landbased or other qualifying specialist study programme you can find further information here.
We hold Information Evenings throughout the year. Dates are listed online and are also published in the full-time prospectus.
Yes. Our Inclusion and Support services were rated as "outstanding" by Ofsted. Specialist staff provide support for learners of all abilities and needs. If you have any concerns, you can contact the Additional Learning Support team even before your son/daughter applies to College.
When learners start at Derby College they receive a learner handbook, which states what Derby College expects of each of its learners including:
No. Year 11 students are NOT required to stay on at school after completing their GCSEs. They can choose to undertake any form of full-time education, part-time education or training or an apprenticeship.
Derby College is an inspirational place to learn, but don't take our word for it, read the experiences of some of our former students, from Games Tester to Michelin Chef. All subject area pages » include information on what your son/daughter can do next.
For a list of College term dates please seeDerby College Term Dates
Thursday 17th August 2017 A level/BTEC Level 3
Thursday 24th August 2017 GCSE/BTEC Level 2
Information Evenings take place throughout the year.Information Evening Dates »
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