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Why choose us?

Coming to college isn’t just about choosing which course to do, it’s about choosing independence. At West Notts, we recognise you as an individual and encourage you to pursue your goals.

Top 5 reasons to choose West Notts College

  • 1Top results
    As a student at West Notts, you’ll be part of one of the leading colleges in the country. Our specialist tutors, who have experience in working in industry as well as teaching, support and encourage students to achieve the best results possible. For 2017, the college’s overall pass rate for A Levels was a brilliant 98.7%.
  • 2Employability, strong industry links and work placements
    We’ve recently undergone a £40 million investment in college facilities to make sure students have access to the most up-to-date, industry-standard equipment. Our strong industry links with employers means our students are now expected to secure work placements as part of their wider learning – providing them with vital industry experience and employability skills; getting them ready for the world of work.
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  • 3Getting here couldn’t be easier
    We operate 12 bus routes across the county, covering Bolsover, Langwith, Hucknall, Kirkby, Sutton-in-Ashfield and Warsop and more. All our college locations are easily accessible by car or public transport with parking available on-site.
  • 4It’s not just textbooks and study
    At college, there’s a vast range of opportunities to enjoy, from the award-winning Students’ Union, to sports clubs and societies, the National Citizen Service (NCS), volunteering opportunities and the chance to have your say with Learner Voice; a forum for students who want to make a difference at college.
  • 5An array of student support services
    We’ve got a great student support network offering advice and guidance on careers and future employment, finance, health and welfare, additional learning support and more.

Why choose West Notts?

Best college for A Levels value added* in the East Midlands

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

In the top 10% of all providers nationally for apprenticeships

Second for vocational value added* in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

90% of students move into a positive destination

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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