Havant College

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Havant & South Downs College (A Level Centre of Excellence)
Established 1 August 2017
Type Further Education College
Principal Mike Gaston
Location New Road
Havant
Hampshire
PO9 1QL
England, United Kingdom
50°51′28″N 0°59′15″W / 50.857749°N 0.987435°W / 50.857749; -0.987435Coordinates: 50°51′28″N 0°59′15″W / 50.857749°N 0.987435°W / 50.857749; -0.987435
Local authority South East England LSC (although in Hampshire LEA)
DfE URN 130702 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Co-educational
Former name Havant Sixth Form College
Website www.hsdc.ac.uk

The Havant Campus of Havant & South Downs College (HSDC) is home to Hampshire’s A Level Centre of Excellence[1]. Located on the site of the former Havant Sixth Form College, this site became part of HSDC following a merger with South Downs College on 1 August 2017.

Admissions[edit]

There are 7,500 in total across both Havant & South Downs campuses. This includes approximately 4,200 full time students.

The Havant Campus of HSDC is located walking distance from Havant train and bus stations, making it easily accessible via public transport for students coming from both Hampshire and West Sussex.

Facilities[edit]

Open September 2018 the Hampshire A Level Centre of Excellence is the place to study A Levels in the Portsmouth area. With around 40 A Level Subjects of offer and more teaching time per week, per A Level subject than any other local Colleges.

When it comes to learning, technology is embedded throughout the HSDC A Level curriculum. The A Level Centre of Excellence uses Google for Education as an integrated digital platform.

Exam results[edit]

In 2008, 10 students won places at Oxbridge Universities and 80% of students normally proceed to higher education. [2]

A Level results[edit]

A Levels at HSDC are taught at the Havant Campus, with excellent results seen in 2017, a 98% A Level pass rate, and 42% of students achieving high grades of A*-B[3].

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Level centre of excellence | Havant & South Downs College | HSDC". Havant & South Downs College | HSDC. Retrieved 2018-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Teaching excellence - Havant & South Downs College - HSDC". havant.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 29 June 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "Havant & South Downs College achieves first set of outstanding A Level and BTEC results | Havant & South Downs College | HSDC". Havant & South Downs College | HSDC. 2017-08-17. Retrieved 2018-07-26. 

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