Carmel College is an outstanding college that is a centre of educational excellence and a vibrant, caring community. We are a Catholic sixth form college for the whole community and, as such, excellence, support, challenge, care and opportunity are at the heart of everything we do.

Outstanding Teaching & Learning

Carmel offers a huge range of subject courses including A Levels, BTECs, T Levels and Foundation Learning. Our teachers specialise in providing Sixth Form education. As well as being  experts in their subject fields, they are so passionate about the growth and success of our young people! You don’t have to take our word for it, we were rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted for our ‘extremely high standards of teaching and learning’. Read more about our Ofsted status here

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Outstanding Opportunities

Carmel offers a comprehensive Enrichment Programme providing students with opportunities to make new friends, stretch and challenge their academic ability and develop skills and knowledge for the future. We also provide a fantastic High Achievers+ Programme which includes tailored support and activities for students who are expecting to receive the highest GCSE grades and are interested in applying to prestigious universities. Carmel has something for everyone no matter what their interests or future career goals are.

-Academic, Wellbeing and Competitive Enrichment
-Over 45 activities to choose from

Find out more about our Enrichment Programme

Find out more about our High Achievers+ Programme

Outstanding Results & Progression

Not only do Carmel’s students consistently achieve excellent results year on year, but the college has sustained outstanding ‘value added’ scores, showing that whatever a student’s GCSE results, they will make fantastic progress at Carmel – a great start to a successful future! These outstanding outcomes lead to exciting destinations which is something we are very proud of at Carmel. The majority of our students progress to university, with may taking up places at competitive institutions and courses.

-98% progression to university, further education, jobs or apprenticeships

-“Students’ progression into university, further education, employment and apprenticeships is excellent.” Ofsted June 2019

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Outstanding Support

We provide each and every one of our students with the guidance and encouragement they need to be successful. Beyond teaching, students have access to a wealth of support through our Personal Achievement Tutors and our dedicated Work Experience, Careers and Additional Learning Support Teams.

Find out more about Student Support & Wellbeing

Find out more about Careers and Work Experience

Outstanding Learning Environment

Carmel has invested over £23M in technology-rich facilities transforming the college campus into a truly outstanding and inspiring place of learning.

Resources and equipment allow students to make the most of their time here, both in their studies and their personal development.

The college has a vibrant modern campus with excellent facilities for learning.” Ofsted June 2019

Find out more about our fantastic facilities

Click the video below to listen to what our students say about studying at Carmel.

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