Exeter College



Exeter College offers a wide range of courses and apprenticeships and students can choose those that reflect their individual ability, aspiration and interest. We have high expectations of our students who achieve excellent exam grades, outstanding training successes and brilliant music, sports, art and community achievements. Our tutorial and learner support programmes are designed to meet students’ needs, challenging them to reach their full potential. Over 60% of our 16-18 learners now come from outside Exeter.

We offer:

  • Over 40 AS and A2 subjects
  • the International Baccalaureate
  • a wide range of vocational courses from entry level to level 3
  • apprenticeships and advanced apprenticeships with top class businesses in the southwest
  • university level courses, including Foundation Degrees in partnership with universities including Exeter and Plymouth
  • Academies providing specialist training for academically gifted, sports, enterprise, journalism, music, and hospitality and catering students

The college is based across Exeter with sites in the city centre, at Monkerton, Sowton and Exeter Quayside. Our city centre sites are all well within walking distance of train stations, the bus station and the High Street. This includes our Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre, which offers a wide range of facilities including climbing wall, caving and sailing. Our city centre sites also offer cafes, a professional salon and spa, @34 restaurant, television studios and radio station, brand new sports hall and gym, art gallery, darkrooms and theatre performance space. Our out of city centre sites include the Technology Centre, Monkerton which specialises in Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive and Falcon House, Sowton, our Construction centre.

Caroline Earp is the Exeter College Adviser linked with St Wilfrid’s School. She regularly visits the school to offer information, advice and guidance to students considering joining Exeter College after their GCSEs. Caroline can answer questions on the wide variety of courses and apprenticeships on offer at Exeter College, plus course entry requirements, the application and interview processes, academies and student life. She can also signpost students and parents to other departments within the College for further information about learning support, financial help and travel.

If you would like to contact Caroline directly please use the details below or browse the website for more information about Exeter College:


01392 400600