Fareham College

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Fareham College
Fareham College Logo.jpg
Established 1982
Principal Nigel Duncan
Deputy Principal Andrew Kaye
Location Bishopsfield Road
Fareham
Hampshire
PO14 1NH
England England
50°51′03″N 1°11′57″W / 50.8507°N 1.1991°W / 50.8507; -1.1991Coordinates: 50°51′03″N 1°11′57″W / 50.8507°N 1.1991°W / 50.8507; -1.1991
Local authority South East England LSC (although in Hampshire LEA)
DfE URN 130693 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 140
Students 1800
Gender Coeducational
Ages 16 (GCSE Students Studying Vocational Courses 14 - 16)–19+
Website Fareham College

Fareham College is a further education college situated on a 22-acre (89,000 m2) campus on the western side of the town of Fareham in Hampshire, England.

History

Fareham College was formed in 1984 as a merger between an earlier technical college (Fareham Technical College) on the same site and the sixth-form college at the historic Price's School, a boys' grammar school on Park Lane, (before the latter's site was sold to developers) in 1984, and became the sole state provider of tertiary education in Fareham. Price's School became a sixth form college in 1976.[1] Fareham Grammar School for Girls was on Birdwood Grove, and became Cams Hill School.

Principals

  • Peter Watkins, Principal from 1980-4 of Price’s Sixth Form College (Head from 1974-9 of Chichester High School For Boys and from 1969-74 of King Edward VI Five Ways)
  • Carl Groves (2002-2011), Carl had to step down as principal due to ill health.
  • Nigel Duncan (2012-present)

Academic performance

The latest Ofsted report (2017) rated Fareham College as an 'Outstanding' college, with inspectors praising the excellent quality of teaching and highly motivated and professional students.

Alumni

Price's School

References

  1. ^ Former school
  2. ^ Peter Long

External links

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