About Derby College
Derby College is England’s 13th largest college with more than 25,500 learners. These include 14 to 16-year-old learners who attend vocational courses as part of their GCSE study programmes, full time learners aged 16 to 19 on a wide range of A level and vocational programmes, mature and part time learners, apprentices and work-based learners.
Derby College was graded ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features for its work with employers and learners with high needs at its latest Ofsted inspection. Last year it achieved a 98% A level pass rate.
Ofsted particularly praised the College facilities which include the Joseph Wright sixth form centre, the Roundhouse which is the flagship vocational campus and includes a specialist Higher Education Centre in partnership with Fujitsu and Intel, Broomfield Hall land based campus and the Ilkeston campus with study programmes specifically focused on the skills required by local employers.
“These new facilities are fantastic and give us… top of the range technology that will be invaluable in our future working lives” Jack Bowler, Degree-level studentVisit Derby College website