10 reasons to choose The Henley College
1. A BRIDGE TO YOUR FUTURE
The Henley College offers you the chance to experience and benefit from a more mature learning environment, whilst still being fully supported in all areas of College life. You will feel respected as a young adult, develop independent learning skills and have access to expert guidance ahead of your move to either university or the workplace.
2. COURSE CHOICE
The Henley College offers a competitively broad range of subjects including almost 60 A Levels and vocational courses, some of which are not available through local school sixth forms. We also offer industry focused vocational courses, apprenticeships and traineeships.
The Henley College has an excellent track record of exam results, with a 97% overall A Level pass rate for 2019, with 21 subjects gaining a 100% pass rate. We have students going on to Russell Group Universities including a record breaking number to Oxford and Cambridge in 2019. We also have students going to Michigan, Princeton and Skidmore Universities in the USA.
4. STUDENT SUPPORT
The College prides itself on offering its students extensive support in all areas of College life. You will have a tutor who will monitor your progress, help you to set appropriate targets, track attendance and communicate with parents. They will also provide guidance and support with university or employment applications. The College also has a dedicated Student Services team offering help with careers and higher education, transport, finance and learning support. Trained counsellors and a qualified nurse are available to those who may be finding life particularly challenging and require additional support.
5. ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY
The College is located in the heart of Henley-on-Thames, a small, friendly town with a strong community spirit and very low crime rate. Safety on campus is taken very seriously with all staff and students issued with lanyards and photographic ID. There is CCTV along with dedicated security, premises and health and safety staff. The College has a Designated Safeguarding Lead ensuring all staff and students can work and study in a safe and secure environment.
We actively promote equality, diversity and inclusion in all areas of College life, providing a highly inclusive learning environment for all staff and students.
In addition to your programme of study, you will have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of enrichment activities to enhance and balance your studies. These include an extensive and diverse range of sports, drama and other pastimes.
8. SPECIALIST TEACHING
We have a dedicated, professional and highly skilled teaching body who strive to give every student a rich learning experience and help them to fulfil their potential. With a wide range of industry experts in their field bringing learning to life, it really helps students to maximise their employability skills and success in the future.
9. PARENT/GUARDIAN INVOLVEMENT AND COMMUNICATION
The College involves and communicates with parents/guardians at every stage of their son’s or daughter’s studies at Henley. Attendance, progress, achievement and wellbeing are closely monitored and shared. Parents have access to an online portal and get regular updates to ensure they can best support their child’s learning.
You will be joining a College with a history spanning over 400 years that has provided a high quality education to thousands of young men and women. Students leave Henley with excellent results, having grown as individuals and ready to take the next step into higher education or the workplace.