Studying at Grove College
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Grove College is the most popular centre of education for 16-19 year old students from Market Drayton and the     surrounding areas of Northeast Shropshire and nearby parts of Staffordshire.

The College is based in the magnificent Grade II listed Grove House which provides an ideal atmosphere in which to learn and study. The  College shares staffing and benefits from facilities in the main Grove School building, but also has an ethos all of its own.

Grove College provides students with opportunities to  broaden their education and outlook as well as gain the qualifications needed for Higher Education courses at      University, employment or further training.

  • Grove has a proven track record of high pass rates.
  • Students make good progress and teaching is consistently good.
  • A history of success; both students and parents/carers praise the College.
  • Study area and ICT facilities
  • Careers Hub and Café.
  • Links and partnerships with other educational providers.
  • A dedicated tutor team.

And if students have previously studied at Grove School up to Year 11 consider:

  •  they have experienced success here and are well known to the teachers;
  •  travel time is minimised so students can take full advantage of all the opportunities on offer.

A level courses currently on offer (please click on each subject for more information:
Religious Studies

Cambridge Technical (CT)  Programme

We also run a Level 2 & 3 programme which leads to 2 Cambridge Technical Qualifications and allows students to  re-sit GCSEs in English Language and Mathematics if a grade C has not already been achieved.  Entry requirements for this programme of study is at least 4 D grades at GCSE in 4 different subjects.

Level 2 Cambridge Technical 
Business Studies
Health & Social Care

Level 3 Cambridge Technical
Art & Design

Extended Project Qualification
Students following A level courses are also given the option to study for an Extended Project Qualification. at Level 3, which is the equivalent on an AS level.


Students at Grove College are encouraged to take advantage of the many additional opportunities. These run alongside the A Level and Level 2/3 Courses.
These currently include:
  • Young Enterprise
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Camp International - Ecuador 2018
  • Extended Project
  • Mentoring
  • Debating
  • Sports Activities
  • Music Activities
  • Assistnt Librarianship
  • Help in Main School Classes
  • National Citizenship Scheme (NCS)
  • Rotary Young Leader Award

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