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ESOL, English & Maths

If you are unsure of what vocational course to pursue and you have GCSEs grade D or an equivalent qualification in English, maths and/or Science and would like to improve your grades in GCSE to access university or further higher academic studies, this course is for you.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    Commitment to learning

    Assessment Method

    Exams in English, Maths and Science and collating materials for portfolios.

    Aims of the course

    To support students in helping them to identify their next step in either a vocational course, going into employment or to preparing them for Higher educational study.

    Progression Opportunities

    Students will be able to progress onto a vocational courses, higher educational studies or to employment.

    Facilities

    Students learn in the classroom for most of the time and sessions include group work, pair work and individual study. Students will be able to access college facilities such as the Learning Centre and ICT equipment. Courses will include work placements, educational visits outside of college and other enrichment activities.

    Career Options

    A range of vocational courses will be available to you on successful completion of your course.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 07/09/2020
End Date 02/07/2021

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 0 p/year
24+ Please Enquire
International £9,000 p/year
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Zita Obakponovwe

Zita Obakponovwe

Lewisham Southwark College prepared me well for university in many ways. It gave me confidence in vital skills like writing, which are really important on a degree course, and sparked my creativity.

Amal Shuluh

Amal Shuluh

Since I have started on the course my maths has improved a lot. On some of my tests I have even scored 100%. My teacher has been very helpful and he does everything he can to help us understand and learn in class. I am very grateful to him for all the help.

Fatoumata

Fatoumata

She says that the Lewisham College ESOL department has given her social skills as well as language skills and has taught her how to interact with a wide variety of cultures – essential skills for her current job working in a large, busy London Hotel.

Janet Kissi

Janet Kissi

The classes are fun. I really enjoy coming to college to learn. I am happy and I am on the right path to achieve my dream.

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Lewisham College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

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https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/