I'm a Parent / Guardian
Throughout your son or daughter’s time at college, we will be dedicated to ensuring they get the best possible experience and are fully equipped to achieve their potential. At Petroc, we give students the opportunity to grow and develop as individuals, while offering the vital support and guidance to make them feel safe and valued. This was highlighted in our most recent Ofsted report, which described our safeguarding arrangements as ‘outstanding’.

We know students come to college to embark on a journey of independence but equally we understand that parents and carers want to be a part of it. This is why we go to great lengths to form a strong partnership between home and college.

If you are the parent of a Year 11 pupil and want to know more about how your child can apply for a course, you can view information, and the latest Parent Newsletters, on our Year 11 student information page


myPetroc is the Parent Portal that enables vital communication between you and Petroc. It is a secure online facility which is quick and easy to use, and we regularly communicate with over 2,300 parents and guardians who are already signed up. You can also download myPetroc as an App.

If you are a named contact of a student at Petroc you can access myPetroc, enabling you to:

  • View college application and interview details (including conditions of any offers made)
  • View targets, check attendance records and class timetables
  • Complete the Off-Site Activities Consent which is required for all students to participate in trips and covers their entire college career
  • Make payments using our secure online system

All we need is an email address. If you have already supplied one, you will have been sent an email containing your username and password. If you haven’t supplied an email address or if you have any issues accessing myPetroc, please contact us:

The myPetrocHelp Guide will explain in detail how to access the Portal.

If you have any questions or queries about studying at Petroc, please do not hesitate to contact our expert teams in the Advice and Guidance Centre. They are always available to answer any questions you might have.


In Touch

In Touch is a newsletter for Parents/Carers of students at Petroc. Its aim is to help you stay abreast of what's happening in our college community, sharing information to support your child/young persons' learning and success, whilst they are studying with us. 

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