is one of three sixth form colleges
located in Leicester
The principal currently at post is Paul Wilson
It was previously known as Wyggeston Grammar School for Girls
. This school was originally situated in Humberstone Gate
from 1878 as Wyggeston Hospital Girls' School
with only 150 pupils. At the former girls' school, Clara Collet
taught from 1878 until 1885. By the time the school moved to new buildings on Regent Road
in 1928, there were about 700 pupils. The college was established in 1976, when Leicester adopted the comprehensive education system, and is close to the city centre
. It is in the same area as De Montfort Hall
, the University of Leicester
campus and fellow college Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College
. The college was previously known as Wyggeston Collegiate until 1996 when it received its current name.
Courses including AS, A2 and GCSEs including level 1 and level are all provided at the college. These include AiDA, Drama and Theatre Studies, Dutch, Film Studies, and World Development.
Situated close to the centre of Leicester, Regent is a dynamic community sixth form college. Regent College provide daytime and evening courses, and courses for business. It also works with a growing range of partner organisations to provide learning opportunities for all sections of the communities they serve.
The college currently has at least 70 enrichment courses. Students can take on these to help them with other courses they... Read More