College life

Farnham College inspires each student to achieve their potential through an engaging community that nurtures creativity and ambition.

I would recommend Farnham College to others as it provides a great and friendly learning environment, and it was very inclusive and diverse! Ellen, A Levels

At Farnham College, the A*–C pass rate was 81.8%, four full percentage points above the national average. 

By studying at Farnham College, you are choosing to become part of a small thriving college with a big reputation for academic excellence, innovative curriculum and a long historical tradition of academic success.  

Our students continued hard work and dedication gives them the best chance of getting into university and starting the professional career of their choice. They regularly secure places at the UK's leading universities, including Oxford, Cambridge and the Russell Group Universities. In 2016, our students went on to study at over 50 different universities. 

 “Learners benefit from a strong and consistent focus on preparation and readiness for their next steps." Ofsted 2022

But it’s not just the success rates that makes our college such a popular choice for school leavers. We have also invested hugely in our facilities and teaching resources, provides comprehensive support for students and has a friendly, vibrant atmosphere. 

Activate Learning provides a “calm, welcoming and inclusive learning environment” where learners “enjoy their learning and are respectful of their peers and teachers.” Ofsted 2022

College is very different from school, it isn't just about getting an education, it’s about making new friends, experiencing new opportunities, enjoying the student lifestyle and preparing yourself for the future. It's about working in an adult environment, committing yourself to your studies and achieving your aspirations. 

Why Farnham College?

  • Our college is at an easily accessible town-centre location and contains the kind of specialised facilities you’ll see in the real world of work.
  • We nurture a mature atmosphere of independence to help you reach your goals, whatever they may be.
  • 98%

    overall pass rate 

  • 700+

    years of experience; our college dates back to 1318

  • 4

    full percentage points above the national A*–C pass rate

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Our Campus

Farnham College has a wide range of facilities to make your education and training as practical and relevant as possible. 

The college benefits from some exceptional resources, which replicate real-working environments so you’re always putting into practice the theory that you’ve learned.