Bridgwater & Taunton College Honours Academy Academy

The Honours Academy for high achieving students, will help you progress on to leading universities and employment by offering additional tuition and skills development.

If you are a high-flying academic or vocational student with at least four A* GCSEs, the Honours Academy offers you the opportunity to receive additional tuition and coaching to supplement your studies. It also supports progression to top universities and employment.

The Academy provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Prepare for progression to top universities and employers
  • Extend your learning within and beyond your area of study
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Increase your confidence and your public speaking, social and presentation skills
  • Take part in master classes from visiting experts
  • Take part in trips, visits and residentials such as Oxbridge summer schools

Please note:

You do not need to complete an application form if you have already applied for the Academic Scholarship.

Apply for the Honours Academy
Fiorella Topazio, Honours Academy Director

Fiorella Topazio, Honours Academy Manager

It is my job to ensure high achieving academic and vocational students reach their learning potential. The Honours Academy complements your chosen course of study and provides you with the stretch and challenge you need to progress on to leading universities and top employers by offering additional tuition and skills development. As a member of the Honours Academy you will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge both within and outside your area of study, work closely with like-minded students to develop your communication and leadership skills and gain specialised support preparing you for progression into higher education or employment. You will be given the opportunity to take part in ‘master classes’ from visiting experts and take part in trips and a residential event. Participating and graduating from the Honours Academy provides you with valuable experience which will make your university applications stand out. If you are a high achieving student with a passion for learning you could be an ideal candidate for the Honours Academy and I would encourage you to apply via the College website. I look forward to meeting you in September!”