West Somerset College

Somerset, United Kingdom

Location: Somerset, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 19 years

About West Somerset College

 Bridgwater College Trust is a Multi Academy Trust supporting Bridgwater College Academy, Brymore Academy, Hamp Academy, Otterhampton Primary School and West Somerset College.

The West Somerset Community College is the only secondary school serving the district of West Somerset.  Our 660 square kilometers catchment area includes two-thirds of the Exmoor National Park and part of the Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as well as the coastal towns of Minehead and Watchet.  This is a sparsely-populated rural area, with obvious attractions to lovers of the countryside and outdoor activities.  

WSC Vision

At West Somerset College we deliver for our students the knowledge, skills and opportunity to realise success. We foster an ethic of excellence, encouraging our students to do their best at all times.

At West Somerset College we recognise the importance of placing knowledge at the centre of our curriculum. Our students use knowledge wisely, allowing them to go forward into the world making significant contributions and enriching our community.

At West Somerset College we promote respect and we are always respectful of others’ opinions and beliefs. We nurture ambition and encourage our students to take pride in the contributions they make.

At West Somerset College we encompass inclusivity. We celebrate and learn from the best of human achievement and we encourage our students to understand that they are the history yet to be written.

At West Somerset College we recognise the wonder and importance of learning. We also recognise that learning is challenging and that success requires the determination to succeed and the willingness to make mistakes and learn from them.

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Address: Bircham Road, Alcombe, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6AY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1643 706061
Positions available at West Somerset College