Here is a selection of quotes from Carmel students, past and present......
A Level Students:-
"The teachers here are willing to help with any problems you may have in both your academic life and your personal development." (Ashley Dunster)
"Staff are friendly and supportive and there's a strong community feeling around the college." (Benjamin Engelen)
"The highlight of life at Carmel so far has been meeting new people and realising how much going to college and doing well can help you achieve what you want to." (Lauren Keenaghan)
"At Carmel there is everything you could possibly need to do well in your A Levels, everyone is so friendly and the teachers are extremlely helpful." (Rebecca Case)
"I chose Carmel because I liked the atmosphere and ethos of the college. The Catholic values of the college meant a lot to me." (Daniel Antonio)
"Going to Carmel was one of the best decisions of my life. The support was unbelievable, the college was a community where everyone felt important and had a role towards building such a special place." (Jasmine Gibson)
"It wasn't until after I left Carmel that I appreciated it so much. My teachers and personal tutor gave me the greatest support, both academically and personally, in order to keep moving forward with my studies, and to help me make the right choices. The were not just teachers, but people to relate to, to talk to, and I think that is what makes Carmel so unique. I just feel really happy to have been a part of it." (Clare Everett)
"The college atmosphere is so relaxed and friendly and all the students are given the chance to shine and be an individual. The support and advice from tutors is amazing; help is always available for every subject." (Abbie-Jane Coughlan)
Foundation Learning students:-
"If you have got any problems they get sorted out quickly." (Katie Shellgrove)
"There is alaways somebody to help you with your work." (Gemma Glover)
"The Duke of Edinburgh Award and the residential to Bendrigg have developed my confidence." (Gary Rowe)
"You get lots of help from classroom assistants and teachers" (Alice Rigby)
"Staff are very supportive" (Ross Catherall)
Level 2 Programme students:-
"Coming to Carmel was the best decision I've ever made. It has given me the chance to meet some amazing people who I will never forget. The teachers are really helpful, the lessons are fun and the atmosphere is relaxed; it's such a great place to learn!" (Lucy Barnes)
"My life at Carmel College is lively and socialble. I feel I have learned and achieved more here than I did in high school."
"Life at Carmel is better than I first anticipated. Compared to my old school the teachers and staff are warmer and more welcoming, it is a very friendly environment where you can achiveve your full potential and meet many amazing people."
"Carmel College is a wonderful college, the staff treat you with respect and they give up their time to help you and change your life for the better." (Natalie Roby)
"I like it at Carmel because everyone is so friendly and the people here are really easy to talk to. I like my classes because the teachers are very supportive and they make the lessons fun."