School Leavers Open Event (June)
Saturday 20th June 10:00am - 2:00pm
Are you in Year 10 or Year 11 at School? Or have you decided to go back to college and start a fresh with a new career path? Our College Open Event is the perfect opportunity for you to get a sense of what College life is like and to pick up a wide range of useful information. We cover all subjects offered by the College and offer you the chance to explore the facilities as if you were already a fully-fledged Stockport College student.
Explore areas such as: Vocational and Professional Courses, Apprenticeships, GCSE Full-time Programme.
Need another reason to attend our next open event? Check out our ‘five reasons to attend an open event’ below and discover what our students say were their top reasons for attending.
Five reasons you should come along
1. See the Facilities
By taking a tour of the college, you can see for yourself where you will be studying, what the classrooms are like and what facilities will be available to you. At Stockport College that includes cutting-edge specialist workshops and studios, a new Creative Arts department, industry-standard construction, salon and spa facilities, plus an on-site Starbucks. You'll also have a chance to take a look at the campus redevelopment plans and current progress.
2. Get a Feel for the Atmosphere
By going to an open day you get to walk around the campus, get a tour of the site and get a sense of the vibe and atmosphere. College often has a very different feel than school, you get more freedom, more independence and more opportunities to develop your confidence and learn new skills.
3. Meet Our Staff
Open events are a great way to meet some of the teaching team, go to talks on different subjects and hear more about the course you may want to do. Courses at Stockport College are delivered by teachers who are experts in their subject areas and industry professionals. An open event gives you the chance to ask any questions that you may have about the course, work placements, financial support and enrichment programmes. We’ll also have expert career advisors available.
4. Meet Our Students
Open events give you the opportunity to ask current students about their experience in the college, how they found the transition from school and what opportunities they’ve had while studying their course.
5. Get Advice on Your Options
An open day will enable you to find out more about the different courses available to you, the entry requirements and what extra-curricular activities are on offer to you, such as trips abroad, joining clubs and societies, the Duke of Edinburgh Award and skills competitions to enhance your learning experience. So whether you want to know more about earning while you learn and doing an apprenticeship, picking the right practical vocational courses, and your journey to get to university, our open event is the place to come.