King George V College

King George V College and Southport College and working towards an exciting union of Southport’s leading further education institutions.

The merger will ensure that all school leavers in Southport and the surrounding area can access a comprehensive curriculum offer right on their doorstep.  The Colleges’ are committed to working together to offer outstanding post-16 education to equip school leavers with the training and qualifications required to enable them to progress on to university level study and employment.

The partnership will see both college sites retained with Southport College as the Vocational Centre and KGV as the Sixth Form Centre.  There will be opportunity for development and investment in facilities across both campuses thanks to the creation of a stronger, financially resilient college.

Public Consultation Document

The public consultation has now been completed and you can read about the latest developments here

Our Partnership - The Facts

  • King George V College and Southport College are merging to become bigger and stronger, meaning they have more money to spend on education and investing in the buildings and facilities
  • KGV College and Southport College will keep the same names
  • Students will not need to travel between Colleges
  • KGV will remain Southport’s advanced level provider


If you have any further questions regarding our new partnership, please complete our online enquiries form

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