We know that year 11 at school is very important for you – and we hope it goes really well! You have reached a key time in your life and the move from school to college is exciting. You’re taking the first step on the path to your chosen career; we’re here to help you to achieve your ambitions.
What can I study?
We offer a very wide range of courses whether your ambitions are to go on to university or to move into employment, so there’s something to suit everyone.
You can browse or search our courses here.
With state-of-the-art facilities and a highly skilled, friendly teaching staff, we think you’ll be impressed by what you find at the College.
Our recent Ofsted report said that “teachers provide very good support for students, both during and outside lessons” and also that our “teachers are well qualified and suitably experienced in their specialist subject areas, whether academic or vocational.”
This means we are very well equipped to give you the best possible experience!
What else can Croydon College offer me?
At Croydon College, student life doesn’t stop at the classroom door. Our Enrichment Programme provides you with heaps of opportunities to make an impact locally, nationally and globally. Last year, some of our students even represented young people at the United Nations in New York!
You can also get involved with running the College by becoming a Student Representative. Ofsted recognised how important these roles are and said:
“students feel their voice has a real impact on improving the learning experience at the college.”
Between classes, you can relax in our student common room and enjoy activities like pool, table tennis or console gaming. Our students tell us that our facilities are the best around!
In our Employability Hub, you can get expert help with improving your interview technique, filling in job application forms and writing a CV that stands out from the rest.
What support will Croydon College offer me?
We know that college life, with its new freedoms and responsibilities can be a challenge. That’s why, from meetings with your personal tutor to support with financial issues, we’re here for you on every step of your journey.
Our tutors are focused on supporting you through your programme of study at the College and work closely with you to ensure you settle into college, have a good experience and work towards achieving the highest possible grades.
Our Study Plus Team (Learning Support) are here to support all students with physical, learning or mental health difficulties, we want to make your time with us as easy and trouble-free as possible.
Is it easy for me to get to Croydon College?
Travel to and from the College couldn’t be easier: there are excellent transport links to our central Croydon location. For more information on our location please see our How to find us page.
For a copy of the latest College prospectus, please click here. This provides information on courses, facilities and finance, as well as student advice and how to request learning support.
For all your other enquiries, call us on 020 8686 5700 and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.
Once you have decided which course you want to apply for, visit the How to apply page to learn more about how to go about joining Croydon College.
We look forward to meeting you!