NEW STARTERS SUMMER PREP

Whether you’ve already secured your place for September, or are still considering Wilberforce as an option, CATCH UP ON OUR Virtual Welcome Day and find out all about life at college.

New Starters Summer Prep

We can't wait to welcome you in September 2021

It’s your chance to virtually explore the campus, hear from our outstanding teachers about the subjects you have chosen and what the course entails. You’ll also have the opportunity to watch what happened on the day with our LIVE STUDENT Q&A .

All course videos have been pre-recorded, we know how virtual your lives have been over the last year so we don’t want you to be online all day. You can choose what you watch and when you want to watch it.

PLEASE NOTE: Within your subject area, you will also find the Summer Preparation Work. You must complete this work before enrolment and bring this to your first lesson.

Click on any of the buttons below to watch the course videos you are interested in.

Principal’s Welcome

Principal Colin Peaks welcomes you to this virtual tour and lets you know what to look out for during the day.

PARENTS’ Q&A

Here are the questions that your parents’,
wanted answering about your transition to sixth form. 

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR 360° TOUR

Student
Q&A

Our students hosted a LIVE Q&A on our social channels. Click the image to watch.

LIVE ACOUSTIC
Music 

You can watch members from Ronno Records, (Wilberforce’s very own record label) perform acoustic sessions 

Summer Preparation Work

Click the subject tiles above to find the Summer Prep Work for each course

Prep work is an important aspect of your induction on to all courses at Wilberforce Sixth Form College. You must complete this work in time for your enrolment onto your courses and bring evidence either on paper or electronically on your mobile phone, ready to hand in to your course teacher in the first week of lessons. 

 If you have any questions, please email liaison@wilberforce.ac.uk

Subject areas

Below you will find every course we offer and information about what your course entails, click on the images to find out more.

Arts
& Humanities

Art & Design, Graphic Design,
Photography, Textiles,
 English, History,
Politics & RE 


Learn more about our Arts & Humanities courses, find out more about
enrolment and download your summer prep work by clicking the link below.

Creative
Digital

Computing,
Film Studies,
ICT & Media



Learn more about our Creative Digital courses, find out more about
enrolment and download your summer prep work by clicking the link below.

Professional Skills & Performance

Children’s, Play & Learning, Dance, Hair & Beauty, Health & Social Care, Music, Performing & Production, Public Services, Sport,
T Level Health & Theatre

Learn more about our Professional Skills & Performance courses, find out more about enrolment and download your summer prep work by clicking the link below.

Social Science

Business, Criminology, Economics, French,
Law, Psychology, Sociology,
Spanish
& Travel and Tourism

Learn more about our Social Science courses, find out more about enrolment and download your summer prep work by clicking the link below.

STEM

Applied Science, biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Forensic & Criminal Investigation,
Geography, Maths & Physics

Learn more about our STEM courses, find out more about enrolment and download your summer prep work by clicking the link below.

CAREERS & EMPLOYABILITY

The Careers Team are fully qualified Level 6, to support students from a range of backgrounds to access successful future opportunities.

Our Careers Team offer:

  • Impartial careers advice Information on study routes
  • Information on how to progress to the next level of courses
  • Advice and guidance on applying to university, apprenticeships or jobs
  • Information on the job market and how to prepare for interviews

Our Employability Team have developed excellent relationships with local, regional, and national employers and will recommend businesses that can provide quality, relevant work experience for your child.

The benefits of work experience include:

  • Being prioritised for future jobs and apprenticeships
  • Training with great local employers
  • Enhancing university applications
  • Building confidence and self-esteem

IT's ALL FOR YOU

Microsoft Showcase College

What Makes Us Different?

We are the first sixth form college in the UK to be awarded Microsoft Showcase College status, following our digital learning transformation. We led the way during the remote learning periods in 2020 and 2021, implementing a transformative digital platform.

Your Wellbeing is our priority

Top Tips for Wellbeing

We’ve put together some advice to help when things get too much. Whether you’re having trouble sleeping, not able to focus properly or dealing with stress, we hope these top tips will remind you to look after yourself and tackle each problem gradually to find solutions.