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Welcome A Level applicants!

You have made a great decision choosing West Notts!

  • A big hello!

    Firstly, a warm welcome and thank you for choosing to study your A Levels with us at West Nottinghamshire College - you have made the right choice.

    You are about to embark on an exciting new phase in your life where you will make lifelong friends and learn a wide range of new skills which will support you on your future path or chosen career. As well as studying your chosen A Levels you will have the opportunity to access a wide range of enrichment activities that we hope you will take advantage of; in addition to this you will have opportunities to gain and enhance your employability skills through initiatives like work experience and joining our learning companies.

    Visits to universities and other trips as well as lectures by guest speakers are part of our offer, these vary across the subjects you chose to study. Our highly-experienced and committed teachers are excited about meeting you and being part of your learning journey with us. Our achievement coaches will provide you with guidance and support throughout your time with us, some of the activities they will help with are, UCAS applications, CV writing, personal statements, work placements, personal and academic skills to name a few.

    Myself and the team look forward to seeing you soon.

    Amanda Gleadall
    Head of Department for Academic Studies

  • Applicant activities

    Before you start at West Notts, here are a few activites to get involved in.

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    Sign up to The Access Project today!

    This project supports motivated young people to access top universities. If you're an ambitious student and want to go to a top university, watch this short video to find out what support you could receive.

    View the video

    Sign up today

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    Watch - What our students say

    Carla is currently studying three A-Levels at the college, Business Studies, English Language and History, she really enjoys the course and the subjects that she has chosen. Once completing her studies with us at college, Carla wishes to go onto university and believes her A-Levels will help with this aim.

    View the video on YouTube

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    Watch - So what can you expect in a history lesson?

    Listen to one of our A Level students talk about the range of skills she’s gained as well as her favourite aspects of the course.

    View the video on YouTube

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    Read - West Notts College and psychology

    Find out what life is like for a psychology student at West Notts.

    Read the letter

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    Read letters from our current students

    Our students wanted to share their experiences of college with you. We hope their letters help answer some of your questions and put you at ease.

    Read Grace's letter

    Read Harrison's letter

    Read Kurtis's letter

  • Ask your tutor

    Anything playing on your mind about your college course? Then send your questions to our college tutors using our simple online form.

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Why choose West Notts?

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100% A Level pass rate in 2020

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Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

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One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

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An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

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£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
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