Callywith College is a new Further Education college in Bodmin, Cornwall, which opened in September 2017.
The College was created in association with Ofsted Outstanding Truro and Penwith College to serve students aged 16–19 from North and East Cornwall. Callywith College received the go-ahead in February 2016, funded as a Free School. The College provides the outstanding Truro and Penwith College experience for young people in Bodmin and North and East Cornwall.
Relationship to Truro and Penwith College
Callywith College shares the vision, aims and teaching qualities of Truro and Penwith College and provides comprehensive tertiary education of the same outstanding quality delivered at the Truro and Penwith campuses. Truro and Penwith College owns the Callywith College site and former senior staff from Truro and Penwith College lead Callywith College, implementing common systems and processes, ensuring the same high levels of quality.
Truro and Penwith College was rated as being Outstanding, the highest possible rating, by Ofsted in 2016. It is the first college in the UK to achieve ‘Outstanding’ under Ofsted’s new rating regime. In 2015 Truro and Penwith College was the top FE/Tertiary college in the UK for A Level points per student and for value-added A-Level score and had the best score of any school or college in Cornwall.
Mission and Ethos
By sharing the same goals and values as Truro and Penwith College, students are given the best opportunity to achieve their educational goals studying at Callywith College. So whether they have a specific career in mind, or are still exploring their options, we have the perfect course for them.