Why choose us?

We know that making decisions about your education can sometimes feel like a daunting prospect. The impact of making the right choice can be dramatic, not only on your results, your progress and your experiences, but importantly, on the life you want to live.

With state-of-the-art facilities and resources, a diverse range of courses and enrichment activities, exceptional teaching and student support and a track record of student achievement, Callywith College is your stepping-stone to a bright future.

By choosing to study at Ofsted Outstanding Callywith College, we believe you are making the very best choice you can.

Callywith College provides you with the best possible learning experience, supporting you every step of the way in your progression onto Higher Education, Apprenticeships or employment. You will receive the highest quality teaching and learning in a supportive and caring environment, which will both nurture and challenge you. Our aim is to work with you to secure the achievements that support your ambitions and aspirations. The College’s experienced team of staff and outstanding post-16 facilities and resources will enhance your learning experience and prepare you for your next steps as you develop the skills to take responsibility for your own learning and achieve your potential. Discover more at one of our open events.

More of what you love

At Callywith College, we’re big believers in choice. YOUR choice. Studying here means you get to choose from a wide range of exciting subjects. Whether you are academic or prefer to learn by doing, it’s easy to find the course that matches your interests, university goals or career aspirations. Our students tell us they have the time of their lives and make best friends here. You’ll see why, surrounded by those who have made similar choices and opening doors to new opportunities you never knew you had. It’s why we love our students having a choice. This is YOUR time, and choosing Callywith College could be one of the best choices you ever make.

Outstanding education

Your education and your future couldn’t be in better hands when you choose to study with Ofsted Outstanding Callywith College. We are officially recognised as one of the best colleges in the country and Callywith College have retained our ‘Outstanding’ status as a result of our inspection in March 2024. Not only are we one of the best performing state A Level providers in Cornwall, we are also one of the highest performing colleges nationally across a range of benchmarks. The thriving, supportive community and positive, encouraging environment, combined with worldclass facilities and exceptional tutors, provides you with the best opportunity to achieve your educational goals. Read our Ofsted report to find out what makes us outstanding.

Get results

We know you will have the time of your life at Callywith College, and your results are a big part of it. Callywith remains one of the top non-selective colleges in the country, where students consistently achieve outstanding results compared to local and national averages. The College was ranked as the top sixth-form college nationally for qualification achievement rate in Spring 2020 and featured in The Times - Best 20 state sixth-form colleges in England 2022.

In Summer 2023, the 236 A Level students receiving results at Callywith College collectively secured a 99% pass rate, with 56% of entries being awarded A*-B grades; 3% higher than national averages for 2023.

Students studying Level 3 Extended Diploma and Diploma courses also achieved excellent results, with 95 (45%) of the College’s cohort of 212 students passing with the top distinction grades or higher.

Outstanding outcomes

Our students not only have the most incredible experiences, but also excel in their chosen fields. With a little ambition and the support from Callywith College, we’ll help you get where you want to go, no matter where in the world that may be. For just a taster, take a look at our alumni page to see what just some of our students are up to now.