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Paston students enjoying biology class in a lab
Paston students enjoying biology class in a lab
Paston students enjoying biology class in a lab

Choosing your
options after


Get to know us Discover our courses  Get in touch  Visit us   Apply   


In these unusual times, we’re working hard to make sure you can get the information you need about your options after GCSEs. Making the right decisions for your future is really important so we hope you find this information about Paston College useful.

Get to know us

This video introduces you to the key information you need about studying at Paston College.  See what makes our College special, discover our courses and find out about the great support we give to all our students. 

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More campus information 

Paston College has excellent facilities from a working theatre and studios to fantastic science facilities. But it's the friendly atmosphere and the great student experience that really mark it out as a good place to study.

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Discover our amazing range of courses

At Paston College we've got a broad range of courses, so we know there will be something to suit you. Here are three ways to explore your course options:

  • Look at our prospectus: if you haven’t already received your own copy of our prospectus from your school, you can download  one here.
  • Check out our course information on this website, with key information and our entry requirements. The best starting place is here.
  • Watch our subject videos, where teachers will tell you more about their specialist areas. This is great way of exploring subjects that you may not know much about.

Prospectus Courses Videos

Get in touch

We’ve got lots of ways you can get in touch – just pick the best one for you:

  • Need to narrow down your options? Our advisors can help you find the right course. Contact them here to make an appointment:  they're available late on Thursday evenings and in school holidays.
  • Join us for one of our online information evenings. You can speak to a member of staff who is an expert in that area and get your questions answered. We're adding extra information evenings all the time: find out how to book here.
  • Chat by text with us via our website. Just click the Live Chat link (bottom right of the webpage) and connect with one of our advisors who will find the answer to your question or the best person for your to speak to. 

Course advice Information events


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Visit us

We know how important it is for you to visit College and see the brilliant specialist facilities we have here. Even though it’s a bit trickier than normal this year, we will be offering booked tours of the College campus as soon as Covid restrictions allow. These tours won't be full Open Days, but they will help you to experience our College first hand in a safe, socially distanced way.

Register your interest and we'll let you know when you can book a place.

Register here

Apply to Paston College

Go to our Home page, hit the big red Apply button and follow the step by step instructions. You can add courses to your shortlist and then complete your application, and it's all online

  • Apply as soon as you can – some courses are in high demand. Don’t worry if you do apply later though: we will find a course that is right for you.
  • You can apply for more than one course and we will help you narrow down your choices
  • Make sure you tell us about your predicted grades and any support needs you have.
  • Once you’ve applied, we'll contact you for an interview. You can track the status of your application anytime on the My Application section on our website.
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