STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

  • Meet Izzy Ball...

    Izzy Ball

    At Symonds you’ll meet like-minded people in quality lessons taught by motivated and enthusiastic teachers.

    School:Thornden School

    Studies:Chemistry, Maths, Human Biology, Psychology

  • Meet Dan Booth...

    Dan Booth

    College life has shown me that to do well you have to put the work in, which is a good motivation. I am enjoying the independence that college gives.

    School:The Mountbatten School

    Studies:History, Maths, Geography and Physics

  • Meet Cameron Brine...

    Cameron Brine

    My studies have taught me valuable skills such as time management, independence with regard to learning and improved self-organisation.

    School:Kings' School, Winchester

    Studies:Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology

  • Meet Alex Clift...

    Alex Clift

    The teachers are incredibly supportive of the step up from GCSE. I’m really enjoying how much more thoroughly subjects are taught because it allows me to engage with my learning on a new level.

    School:Thornden School

    Studies:History (late) Maths, German, English Literature

  • Meet Oliver Hutchings...

    Oliver Hutchings

    Peter Symonds is a great environment to be in - both for studying and socialising.

    School:Testbourne Community School

    Studies:Law, Psychology, English Literature, Geography

  • Meet Mercedesz Lako...

    Mercedesz Lako

    Symonds was my number one choice – I love how big the college is, it’s amazing.Symonds has great opportunities and so many new people to meet.

    School:Cantell School

    Studies:Fine Art, Graphic Communication, Media Studies, BTEC Certificate IT

  • Meet Tom Lee...

    Tom Lee

    College offers you a brilliant and enjoyable learning experience. My course subjects have given me an insight into the world of technology and I like studying with like-minded people.

    School:Cams Hill School

    Studies:Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Computing

  • Meet Josephy Levy...

    Josephy Levy

    Staff here are very helpful and consider your individual needs, helping you to become a more independent learner.

    School:Rookwood School

    Studies:Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

  • Meet Tiffany Luahasuwanpanit...

    Tiffany Luahasuwanpanit

    Support is available in many ways across the college.You can ask teachers for help after lessons, attend workshops and access resources on the intranet for anything you are unsure about.

    School:Brookfield Community School

    Studies:English Literature, History (late), Maths, Government and Politics

  • Meet Isabelle McGill...

    Isabelle McGill

    The structure of the day at Peter Symonds - the nature of lessons, the need for independent study and best use of free periods – all of them are perfect preparation for university life.

    School:St. Swithun's

    Studies:Maths, Further Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

  • Meet Joseph Niblo...

    Joseph Niblo

    I have enjoyed making new friends and making the most of the welcoming and encouraging atmosphere at Symonds.

    School:The Romsey School

    Studies:Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics

  • Meet Sam Pollock...

    Sam Pollock

    I have met some amazing people in the comfortable and motivating atmosphere here. The support services, such as the careers library, have given me ideas for what I would like to go on to study after college.

    School:The Costello School, Basingstoke

    Studies:Maths, Psychology, Human Biology, Chemistry

  • Meet Robbie Pullan...

    Robbie Pullan

    Symonds a fun and respectful atmosphere in which to learn independently and the chance to meet up with many friendly people across the campus.

    School:Henry Beaufort School

    Studies:Philosophy, English Literature, Media Studies

  • Meet Emma Quinney...

    Emma Quinney

    Being the only person from my school, my tutor helped me to meet people in my classes, which helped me to make friends quickly.

    School:The Trafalgar School at Downton

    Studies:English Literature, History (Late), Geography, Biology

  • Meet Bryony Robins...

    Bryony Robins

    Symonds offers a huge range of subjects and activities and there is something for everyone.

    School:St Anne's Catholic School

    Studies:PE, Sociology, History, Maths

  • Meet Hetti Russell...

    Hetti Russell

    The college has been welcoming and I have made so many friends.The rewards, if you work hard, are very good, partly due to

    School:New Forest Small School

    Studies:English Literature, History, Law, Religious Studies

  • Meet Izzy Ball...

    Izzy Ball

    At Symonds you’ll meet like-minded people in quality lessons taught by motivated and enthusiastic teachers.

    School:Thornden School

    Studies:Chemistry, Maths, Human Biology, Psychology

  • Meet Dan Booth...

    Dan Booth

    College life has shown me that to do well you have to put the work in, which is a good motivation. I am enjoying the independence that college gives.

    School:The Mountbatten School

    Studies:History, Maths, Geography and Physics

  • Meet Cameron Brine...

    Cameron Brine

    My studies have taught me valuable skills such as time management, independence with regard to learning and improved self-organisation.

    School:Kings' School, Winchester

    Studies:Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Biology

  • Meet Alex Clift...

    Alex Clift

    The teachers are incredibly supportive of the step up from GCSE. I’m really enjoying how much more thoroughly subjects are taught because it allows me to engage with my learning on a new level.

    School:Thornden School

    Studies:History (late) Maths, German, English Literature

  • Meet Oliver Hutchings...

    Oliver Hutchings

    Peter Symonds is a great environment to be in - both for studying and socialising.

    School:Testbourne Community School

    Studies:Law, Psychology, English Literature, Geography

  • Meet Mercedesz Lako...

    Mercedesz Lako

    Symonds was my number one choice – I love how big the college is, it’s amazing.Symonds has great opportunities and so many new people to meet.

    School:Cantell School

    Studies:Fine Art, Graphic Communication, Media Studies, BTEC Certificate IT

  • Meet Tom Lee...

    Tom Lee

    College offers you a brilliant and enjoyable learning experience. My course subjects have given me an insight into the world of technology and I like studying with like-minded people.

    School:Cams Hill School

    Studies:Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Computing

  • Meet Josephy Levy...

    Josephy Levy

    Staff here are very helpful and consider your individual needs, helping you to become a more independent learner.

    School:Rookwood School

    Studies:Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

  • Meet Tiffany Luahasuwanpanit...

    Tiffany Luahasuwanpanit

    Support is available in many ways across the college.You can ask teachers for help after lessons, attend workshops and access resources on the intranet for anything you are unsure about.

    School:Brookfield Community School

    Studies:English Literature, History (late), Maths, Government and Politics

  • Meet Isabelle McGill...

    Isabelle McGill

    The structure of the day at Peter Symonds - the nature of lessons, the need for independent study and best use of free periods – all of them are perfect preparation for university life.

    School:St. Swithun's

    Studies:Maths, Further Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

  • Meet Joseph Niblo...

    Joseph Niblo

    I have enjoyed making new friends and making the most of the welcoming and encouraging atmosphere at Symonds.

    School:The Romsey School

    Studies:Maths, Further Maths, Chemistry, Physics

  • Meet Sam Pollock...

    Sam Pollock

    I have met some amazing people in the comfortable and motivating atmosphere here. The support services, such as the careers library, have given me ideas for what I would like to go on to study after college.

    School:The Costello School, Basingstoke

    Studies:Maths, Psychology, Human Biology, Chemistry

  • Meet Robbie Pullan...

    Robbie Pullan

    Symonds a fun and respectful atmosphere in which to learn independently and the chance to meet up with many friendly people across the campus.

    School:Henry Beaufort School

    Studies:Philosophy, English Literature, Media Studies

  • Meet Emma Quinney...

    Emma Quinney

    Being the only person from my school, my tutor helped me to meet people in my classes, which helped me to make friends quickly.

    School:The Trafalgar School at Downton

    Studies:English Literature, History (Late), Geography, Biology

  • Meet Bryony Robins...

    Bryony Robins

    Symonds offers a huge range of subjects and activities and there is something for everyone.

    School:St Anne's Catholic School

    Studies:PE, Sociology, History, Maths

  • Meet Hetti Russell...

    Hetti Russell

    The college has been welcoming and I have made so many friends.The rewards, if you work hard, are very good, partly due to

    School:New Forest Small School

    Studies:English Literature, History, Law, Religious Studies

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