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GCSE Options With Truro and Penwith College

15th August 2018

Getting your GCSE results is an exciting time as it marks the start of your journey into further education, a journey that has many routes available.

If you want to keep studying a variety of subjects, A Levels make a great choice. With over 50 subjects to choose from, you will be able to mix and match your choices depending on your interests or possibly which career you want to go into. With state-of-the-art science labs and computer suites complete with industry-standard software for games development, art and design, modern sport and music equipment, and more, the buildings, facilities and staff at the Ofsted Outstanding Truro and Penwith College are all there to help you make the most out of your A Levels.

If you have a strong idea of the career you want to pursue, vocational courses offer the chance to study in a more hands-on way. With courses ranging from Hospitality to Construction and from Sport to Engineering, there is something for everyone.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is a fantastic route to higher education as it gives you a chance to study a range of subjects alongside other enthusiastic students. While challenging, the course has been hailed as a great experience that prepares students incredibly well for university. Truro and Penwith College is the only college in Cornwall to offer the diploma and has seen two students in in the last two years achieve a rare perfect score for the diploma.

Apprenticeships offer the chance for you to earn while you learn. With a range of roles to choose from, starting an Apprenticeship is a great way to see if your chosen career is right for you. From Hair and Beauty, Accountancy and Carpentry to Marketing, Administration and Hospitality, there is an Apprenticeship to suite everyone. Take a look at the College’s vacancies page to see what’s available now.

The College’s unique academies are an optional extra to add into your College experience. You can improve in your favourite sport, receive help on applying to study Medicine at university, take part in an eSports championship or learn something new every week; academies really are a great way to add breadth to your studies.

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