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With such a great deal on offer it’s no wonder that new students and parents can sometimes feel a little overwhelmed. However, the college is committed to finding the ‘right learner for the right course,’ and the variety of subjects and levels to choose from means that they can find a course for anybody.  There are new developments happening continually. The latest plan is to expand the Technology Centre (currently 800 students) to include robotic technology.  Students told us they love the size of the college, the social scene and the fact that it is in the city centre...

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Since 2016, John Laramy, previously vice-principal. After a career in the construction industry, John decided it was time for a change. So in 1996 he sold his sports car and studied for a PGCE at the University of Greenwich. He also holds an MSc in educational leadership and a BSc in construction management. Once qualified, John became a lecturer at what was then North Devon College (now Petroc), and moved up to the senior management team in 2005, before joining Exeter College in 2009.

A proper Devonian, John grew up on a family farm in the north of the county. Married with two young boys, he loves to play sport if he has the time, but is just as happy to watch the local teams at Exeter City Football Club, or...

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Please note: Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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