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Background and history
The Warrington Collegiate is an alternative educational institution to the Priestly Sixth Form College, and is the most populous further education provider in the city of Warrington. It was the subject of a £27 million pound investment and has frequently been recognised for its sustainability and energy efficiency.
Location and accessibility
The main campus is located on the A49 and is directly accessible by car and bus. By rail, the campus can be reached by disembarking at Central Station and simply walking along the A49, passing Warrington Wolves RLFC along the way. The college also encourages cycling and has 50 cycle fixing points.
What's on offer?
The college specialises in vocational education for pupils aged 16+ in many subjects ranging from Accountancy to Travel Tourism. Additionally, they offer partnerships with the Manchester United School of Excellence and the Warrington Wolves Education Academy. There is also the opportunity to enrol on apprenticeships, business training, adult learner courses and trade union education.
Courses and Fees
A sample of the college's vocational subjects include:
- Art Design
- Performing Arts
- Public Services
They additionally offer services in adult learning, apprenticeships, basic Maths and English skills, and specialised sports programme.
Tuition fees vary by course and as such are listed in the information regarding each course on the Warring Collegiate website. Warrington Collegiate offer a bursary for 16-18 year olds, while those aged 19+ may be eligible for 19+ Learner Support Funds.
Warrington Collegiate offers a state-of-the-art gym available to all current students of the college that includes a swimming pool, fitness suite and sports hall.
Buckley's Restaurant is situated on campus and is open for lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and evening meals Wednesdays and Thursdays.
The Hair and Beauty Academy offers a wealth of beauty treatments from hairdressing, spray tanning and nail bars. Treatments are arranged in consideration of student timetables.