You will have lots of different things to think about when choosing your college. Here are our top ten reasons why South Downs is for you.
1. We’re your kind of people
At South Downs College, you’ll be with like-minded people, who want to work hard, do well and get on in life.
2. We’ll put you first
It’s your life, your future, so we’ll help you put together a programme of study that gets you where you want to go. At every stage, we’re here to listen, advise and support you in your choices.
3. We give you more choice
We offer you the most extensive range of A Levels in the area, vocational options and Apprenticeships. At your interview, we’ll discuss your plans and ambitions and put together a programme of study to suit you.
4. We’ll help you develop your gifts and talents
If you’ve been identified as talented at school, we’ll put together a special programme of activities and study to help you make the most of your unique abilities.
5. We’ll provide the best teaching
Our teachers are friendly, experienced, full of ideas and industry experts in their subjects. Above all, they’re committed to helping you get the grades you need for whatever you plan to do next.
6. We’ll support you, whatever your needs
If you’re having trouble managing your time, need guidance on writing essays or revision, or you’re dealing with a learning difficulty, you’ll get the right support.
7. We’ll help you take your next step
Whatever you hope to do after college, our dedicated careers team will help get you there.
8. We offer you a rich, fulfilling student life
Our enrichment programme provides opportunities to try new things, take existing skills and interests further and meet new people. You’ll also be a member of our student union, which organises events throughout the year.
9. We keep in touch
We hold regular consultation evenings to let your parents or guardians know how you’re doing, and how they can best help and support you in your studies.
10. We’re easy to get to
We have direct bus routes from Portsmouth & Southsea, Gosport, Fareham, Portchester, Warsash, Whiteley, Bishops Waltham, Chichester, Bordon, Liphook, Liss, Petersfield, Waterlooville and Havant.