Basic Information & Location
Pembrokeshire College is a state Sixth Form college with a campus in Haverfordwest in Wales, and there are around 40 outreach centres across the country. The college provides full and part-time vocational education for students aged 16 – 18 and a variety of courses and activities for adults. The College is proud of its excellent array of facilities and equipment, notably the Study Centre, computing and IT suites, Construction Centre, Engineering Wing, design workshops and, most recently, the £6.6m Advanced Learning Centre. Marine and Information Technology Centre was built in 2000, specialising in welding and marine engineering. In 2017, CAMPUS6 is opened with fully equipped science laboratories, modern classrooms and sports hall (large enough to house four badminton courts). In 2017, only 1 International student studied at the college on full time course while 99.99% students are local student. One advantage of this college is that it provides entrepreneurship and internship bursaries for students who want to develop their business ideas.
With approximately 2,000 full-time and 12,500 part-time students, College tutors have developed an effective academic framework which facilitates the ongoing growth of students through significant conversations in the learning process, in order to help students identify their strengths.. The school provides 26 available A-Level subjects and over 100 full-time courses. For school leavers, the College provides a lively, stimulating environment that acts as a stepping stone towards university and the world of work.
Pastoral Care & Boarding
The international office at Pembrokeshire College works with a network of carefully selected local families who provide accommodation to international students in their family homes. Students living with a host family are well looked after and are treated as one of the family; it also gives students a wonderful opportunity to improve their English through total immersion in the language. Our host family providers are chosen from local people living in the Pembrokeshire area; some are very close to the College, others are further away but are serviced with buses bringing students to the College and returning them home at the end of the day. They have current DBS certificates in place, ensuring that the international students are staying with a family who has undergone a recognised safeguarding process and who has undertaken safeguarding training at the College. School values the communication with parents, providing them with electronic individual learning plan (ELIP) which can be accessed remotely by parents. Parents can arrange meetings anytime during the year with the student’s personal tutor to keep an eye on their academic performance .
Extracurricular & personal development
A huge range of school clubs are available for students to unleash their talents in leisure time and relieve their stress from academic work.