Here at Kidderminster College, we are local specialists in a wide range of full time vocational qualifications for 16-19 year olds.
You’ll find yourself surrounded by energetic, enthusiastic, dedicated staff with a wealth of industry experience and contacts. As well our world-class tutors, you’ll learn in our state of the art facilities, classrooms, music studios and workshops. With a focus on creative teaching, excellent learning and a range of support services and additional opportunities.
Kidderminster College is part of NCG, one of the largest education and training providers in the UK. This means that you’ll have all the benefits of a small, friendly college, as well as access to the resources of a much larger organisation.
We pride ourselves on being the next step in your educational career; whether your goal is to go to university or secure your dream job, our aim is to unlock your potential, kick-off your independence and prepare you for your next stage, whatever that may be!
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TO ALL OUR ENGLISH AND MATHS STUDENTS
Thank you for all your hard work this year and your continued efforts in very unusual circumstances. We do hope you feel well supported by the College in this period of home learning.
We have now heard from the official body Ofqual about how your GCSE exam grades in English and maths will be determined. This is explained in this STANDARD LETTER and we would encourage you all to read it, and to share it with your parents/carers where appropriate.
Your grades will be based on your classroom work and assessments completed since September and your progress reviews to date. They will also be guided by your English or maths tutor, who knows you best and knows how hard you’ve worked. Very specific guidance will be followed by the teachers in this respect to ensure consistency across the country.
Your English and maths tutors will continue to be in touch with you, and to set work, up to the point when grades are to be submitted and you should continue to work on your English and maths until this point.
It may be tempting to ask your teacher or tutor about your potential grades or about the work that they will be doing to determine them, HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD NOT DO SO. They will not be able to discuss this with you, and the grades will be confidential and subject to Ofqual processes and checks before the release date in the summer.
Once the grades have been released in the summer anyone unhappy with their result will have the opportunity to appeal.
Please refer back to our UPDATES page for any FAQ’s you may have.