What’s HNC’s Mission Statement?
The college encourages, celebrates and values the diversity of all those who make up our community.
We aim to ensure that everyone within our community is treated fairly, with respect and dignity, and we will actively seek to eliminate any form of inequality or discrimination from our campus. You can find our full mission statement here.
Who are the governors?
Linda Summers is the Chair of the Governor’s Corporation. For a full list of committee members, please click here.
Who makes up the Senior Leadership Team?
The Principal, Angela Williams, leads the Senior Leadership Team. The team has a wealth of further education experience and help to make the college once of the most successful in the country. Please click here to meet the team.
Where is the College located?
The college is located to the west of the town of Huddersfield, around two miles outside of the town centre, making it perfectly located for students living in the Calderdale or Kirklees areas. To view a location map, please click here.
How do students apply for a place?
11-16 Schools in Kirklees
If they attend one of the 11-16 schools in Kirklees, they can apply to the College through UCAS Progress. The Careers Advisor or Head of Year 11 will help to complete this online application successfully.
All 11-18 Schools
If they attend an 11 -18 school, they can apply to the College through UCAS Progress. If this is not available in their school, they can complete our online application form (coming soon). This and other application information can be found here.
The final closing date for all applications is 17th February 2017.
What courses do you offer?
We have a huge variety of courses on offer, including Sport, Heath and Social Care, Humanities, Sciences and Art and Design. To see a full course list, please click here.
What are the entry requirements?
The entry requirements depend on which level your son or daughter wishes to study at. It is recommended that you consider all level options carefully, to give your son or daughter the best chance of achieving their qualification. To view the entry requirements, please click here.
What happens if my son or daughter does not make the grades?
If your son or daughter does not achieve the grades they were expecting on GCSE results day, we hold an ‘Enrolment Surgery’ (this is on GCSE results day, 24th August 2017). Any student who has accepted a place at Huddersfield New College prior to the deadline is welcome to attend this session.
My son or daughter is unsure what course to choose, who can they speak to?
In the first case, they should discuss this with their school careers advisor. When they have a college interview, our interviewers will be happy to discuss this fully with them.
What financial assistance is available?
There is financial support available to students who need it in the form of bursaries, and in extreme circumstances, hardship funds. You can find our more information about the financial support available here.
How do I access Cedar?
You can access Cedar from your computer, laptop or tablet. Please click here to log in.
How do I contact my child’s progress tutor?
What are the key term dates?
The key term dates for the 2016-17 academic year can be found on our college calendar. Please click here for further information.
When is the next Parents’ Evening?
Please see the Parents’ Evening area of our website here where there is further information.
Where do I find important exams information?
You can find details on our exam processes here.