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|Established||1870 as a college; 1 January 2011 as an academy|
|Department for Education URN||136383 Tables|
|Chair of Governors||Jason Coad|
|Age||11 to 18|
|Enrolment||1,464 (333 Sixth Form)|
|Colour(s)||Black,Yellow and Red|
In 2007, the college decided to change the GCSE curriculum by introducing a three-year course rather than the conventional two years. Students now choose their GCSE options in Year 8, and take end of year exams in the summer term of year 11. The first year of students to do this finished their GCSE course in the summer term of 2010.
The college has sixth form college, catering for approximately 300 sixth form students. The Sixth Form Council maintain standards throughout the Sixth Form as well as acting as the student voice.
Bodmin College Jazz Orchestra
The Bodmin College Jazz Orchestra are a group of young musicians under the tutelage of Mr Vincent who play a range of music in a big band jazz style; from Ellington, to the Beatles, to Santana. All the members of the Jazz Orchestra are students at the College. They have regularly toured abroad to Germany, France, Spain, and Australia. The Jazz Orchestra play at functions; fetes, wedding parties, fund raising events, formal concerts, open days.
Notable former pupils
- Andy Reed, rugby player for British Lions and Scotland
- Dan Rogerson, MP for North Cornwall
- Lorna Dunkley, Sky News presenter
- Ross Green, actor