Message from the Principal
I warmly welcome you to Prior Pursglove, a college whose modern facilities are blended into a beautiful setting that has been an institution for learning for over 500 years. Nowhere else provides such a unique experience.
The stimulating and rewarding culture of our college is based on care, respect and hard work and these are the key values at the heart of how we operate as a college community. Our students are the life and soul of our community and our dedicated staff are the fabric, together we strive for the very best for all. Our academic outcomes are amongst the best nationally, complemented by a wide ranging enrichment programme. We believe that education can transform the lives of individuals and we understand that learning can offer new and exciting life opportunities for us all. Indeed, it is our absolute belief in the positive power of education that motivates our fantastic members of staff in all that they do. We want you to enjoy being here and benefit from our college community which can offer you new friendships, new interests and the opportunity to succeed. Equally, there are high expectations from us around performance and work ethic to achieve or exceed your aspirations by taking responsibility for shaping your future. When you join us, you will be part of a learning community that has supported thousands of other young people to move onto higher education or apprenticeships. We guarantee you consistent, friendly and individual professional support to help you do the same. Prior recruits a range of students who are attracted to our facilities and record of achievement. Significant numbers progress to the most prestigious Oxbridge and Russell Group universities. Similarly, our programmes attract many who want to improve their occupational competence and secure apprenticeships. So, on offer is a wide range of A Levels, BTECs and a suite of Level 2 courses for students who want to strengthen their qualifications before progressing to the next stage.
I want to assure you that we keep building on our solid reputation and success for educational excellence. Delivering a curriculum that fulfils the future workforce needs, enhances personal growth and enables you to meet your career goals. You will find that the college prides itself on the intrinsic value of learning and plays a vital role in helping young people to step into adulthood. In achieving this, our partnership with students and parents is based on the desire to improve continuously by listening to each other and refining your learning experiences. The college is well known for its support and care towards new students, so please be reassured that staff and current students will welcome you wholeheartedly and assist you in navigating the start of your learning journey at the college.
Thank you for choosing Prior Pursglove and I am looking forward to seeing you in September.