Cirencester College

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Cirencester College
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Established 1991[1]
Type Sixth Form College
Principal Kim Clifford
Students 8500 (1500 Full Time, 7000 Part Time)[citation needed]
Location Cirencester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Website http://www.cirencester.ac.uk/

Cirencester College is a sixth form with its main campus situated on the outskirts of Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Cirencester College gained its Sixth Form status in November 2011, twenty years after the college first opened.[2] The college also has premises at The Castle, Cecily Hill, Cirencester and in Tetbury at the Tetbury centre. A number of other venues are used for part-time courses. Cirencester College was awarded Outstanding status in all 5 categories by Ofsted[3] in 2007, as well as the prestigious Beacon status, awarded in 2004.[1]

Established in 1991[1] the college provides a range of academic, vocational, recreational and skills-related courses to students from Gloucestershire and North Wiltshire. Nigel Robbins OBE, retired at the end of 2010 after being in charge of the college since its establishment.[1] Kim Clifford was appointed as Principal from January 2011.[4][5] The college has around 1800[6] full-time students - mainly 16-19 - and some 7000 part-time[citation needed].

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Coordinates: 51°42′45″N 1°59′10″W / 51.71250°N 1.98611°W / 51.71250; -1.98611