Stay Safe

Students are encouraged to enjoy time outdoors over the Half Term break, whilst maintaining social distancing and lockdown requirements.

We would like to remind everyone of the dangers of swimming in open water, quarries are not appropriate for swimming in and pose a risk to young people and adults alike.  Please enjoy the nice weather in a safe way and remember to apply your sunscreen.

Mental Health

Just like our mental health, we have to take care of or mental health too. Sometimes there can be a barrier to talking about our mental health, but there should not be. There is no shame in struggling, and it’s ok not to be ok.

If you are struggling with your mental health or you are worried about someone else who might be struggling, click below to access some support.

Yr12 Work Experience 2020 (Cancelled)

Due to current circumstances Changing Education, the company we use to complete all of our work experience placement health and safety and risk assessment checks, have decided to cancel all work experience placements due to take place before September.
If any Yr12 students wish to explore the options available to them after Yr13 they can email Mr Hughes our careers adviser –  Alternatively we can arrange a careers interview once school reopens.
Mr Hughes (Careers adviser).


Mr Hughes our careers adviser will be accessible to support students with:

  • College applications
  • Apprenticeship applications
  • Work Experience applications
  • CV Writing techniques

If you require any career information, advice and guidance, Please contact Mr Hughes – or click on the careers section on the Southam College website where there are several links to useful careers related websites.

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Advanced Apprenticeship – Engineering (Level 3)

Cummins Engine Company Ltd
Apprenticeship Opportunities at Cummins, a worldwide manufacturing leader. Do you want to: Earn while you learn? Guaranteed a full-time role Work on innovative and cutting edge projects? Join a dedicated team who are there to support you? Supported through education up to degree level?

Sports Relief

A massive congratulations to Ryan Alexander for his fantastic efforts today raising hundreds of pounds for Sports Relief today by cycling for 12 hours at Southam Leisure Centre.

Following his inspirational assembly to the Yr8’s this week, this is further evidence of his amazing capacity to achieve great things in whatever his sets his mind to. A great role model for all of our younger students.

From one cyclist to another, well done and keep up the good work!

Mr MacGibbon

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Radio Interview

Southam College are excited to announce that our talented Year 12 student, Ryan Alexander, will be live on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire Radio with Lorna Bailey Presents this Tuesday 10th March at 8:30pm. He will be talking about his Everyone Active’s Positive Change Award which he received from Iwan Thomas MBE at Stratford-on-Avon District Community Sports Awards on 17th January. As well as discussing all his sporting achievements, coaching and charity events.

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Coventry Building Society – Paid Work Experience Placements

About the role

Our Internship Programme is a fantastic opportunity to gain hands on, paid work experience in either our Branch Network or our Telephone Mortgages business areas. You’ll interact with our customers, understand their needs and answer their queries.

If you complete the programme in one of our Branch Network team, you’ll be involved in:

  • Meeting members face-to-face
  • Handling their transactions
  • Updating their account records

The Internship Programme will start on 20th July 2020 and last for 6 weeks. During this time you will work full time Monday – Friday. Many of our interns have gone on to secure permanent, part time roles to fit around their study at the end of the programme.


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Cummins Daventry

Are you interested in an Apprenticeship?
Daventry Power Systems Plant are currently recruiting apprentices
For Further Information on our Apprenticeship Programmes, please contact our HR department on:
Tel: 01327 886000
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