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‘Big but tight knit,’ says the principal. Not for anyone who wants the ‘more custodial setting,’ as he puts it, of a smaller scale school environment. Students flock here from state and private schools for the teaching quality and results. Jaw-dropping displays of talent abound, off the walls when it comes to dance and drama; on them elsewhere. Much talk of recreating yourself, resulting in enjoyable stylistic differences between the philosophy set (highly articulate, sitting cross-legged, guru-like, on their desks during… 

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What the school says...

Godalming College is consistently one the highest performing state sixth form colleges in the country and is recognised by the Department for Education as providing 'significant value' for students. A full programme of enrichment activities, a complete package of tutorial and study support plus a well delivered careers programme support the outstanding teaching and learning.The emphasis is on preparing students for their life beyond college, helping them to become active citizens and giving them the confidence and optimism to achieve their goals. ...Read more

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The Principal

Since 2016, Emma Young, who is also CEO, and was previously deputy principal at Esher College. A firm believer in sixth form college education, has spent her entire career working in the sector. She started her career as a geography teacher at The Sixth Form College, Farnborough. In 2005, she joined Esher College as assistant principal, curriculum and staff development and was then promoted to deputy principal in 2010.


Guaranteed places for linked Waverley federation schools Broadwater, Glebelands, Gosden House, Rodborough and Woolmer Hill, no matter when they apply. For others, used to be a first come, first served scrum until admissions policy was changed, making prospects of a place nearly as good for those attending Bohunt School, Fullbrook School, Midhurst Rother College and Weydon School, as long as they submit applications towards the...

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Special Education Needs

Godalming Sixth Form College is an inclusive college. We aim to provide support to any student who is able to meet entry requirements for one of our courses. We provide courses for level 2 and 3 students; GCSE, BTEC and A levels. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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