Supporting Young People and Adults with their Career Ambitions with Jobs, Careers and Apprenticeships Fair
24 Apr 2023
Lewisham College hosted a Jobs, Careers and Apprenticeships Fair to allow learners to meet with employers and training providers and learn more about the career opportunities available across various industries, including Hospitality, Healthcare, Finance and many more. Up to 600 young people and adults attended the event, interested in live job vacancies and training programmes.
31 Mar 2023
Lewisham College's learners in the Art and Design and Performing and Production Art disciplines worked collaboratively to produce the Extra Ordinary art exhibition hosted in the College's art studios. The exhibition is an annual activity for learners in the Creative Arts faculty to display art pieces they have created as part of the end-of-term collaborative project in preparation for their final assignment.
30 Mar 2023
Performing and Production Arts learners from Lewisham College staged the theatre production, The Filthy Rakes, a comedy based on the Restoration period of 17th century England, where they showcased their talent and skills on a promenade performance piece. The play, attended by the College's community, the learners' family and friends and GCSE Drama learners from a local school, was centred on King Charles II, who made it possible for women to act in theatre at the time. The soundtrack chosen included popular songs from the 1980s and was complemented by dance choreographies from the era.
22 Mar 2023
Performing Arts & Production Arts learners from Lewisham College attend a career planning workshop delivered by Jim Pope from Playing On Theatre Company, as part of the College's Aspiration Higher Education initiative. The workshop delivered in partnership with Rose Bruford College and is designed to enable learners to work collaboratively with industry professionals to plan their careers beyond college education and to support them in their next steps towards a career in the performing arts industry.
Young people in Lewisham develop performing and presentation skills with theatre workshop at Goldsmiths
17 Mar 2023
Lewisham College's Youth Entry to Further Education (YEFE) learners attended a theatre workshop delivered by students on the MA Applied Theatre: Drama in Educational, Community & Social Contexts at Goldsmiths, University of London to help learners develop their presentation and communication skills in preparation for their next steps.
Supporting women to enter the construction and engineering industries with a Buildsmart Skills Competition
03 Mar 2023
Lewisham College celebrated World Book Day and Storytelling week with a creative writing presentation from Electerical Installation learner, Vijay Bissessur. Vijay shared his shared his experience of writing his own book with learners from Lewisham College’s specialist construction campus in Deptford. The presentation was organised to inspire Vijay's fellow learners in construction to develop their love for reading and understand the art of storytelling in the world of work and in their personal life.
23 Feb 2023
Lewisham College Hospitality Hub hosted their first Hospitality Jobs and Careers Fair as part of a recruitment campaign for the sector in the borough. Over thirty employers hosted Have a Go stands at the Fair, meeting over 400 young people and adults interested in the job vacancies they are currently advertising across Lewisham. Visitors were also able to hear more about training programmes available at the Hub, designed to help adults get back into work.
03 Feb 2023
Lewisham College hosted the Springboard FutureChef final at its training kitchens, where young chefs from local secondary schools competed for first place in the final and the chance to join Springboard's employability programme.
02 Feb 2023
Lewisham College hosted the annual Forterra Apprentice Challenge in bricklaying, with apprentices from various companies competing for first place. The competition consisted of bricklaying apprentices from companies from all over the UK, building a standard wall-header bond wall with detailed white bricks with a particular feature, LC for Lewisham College.
Erasmus: Lewisham College welcomes teaching teams from Europe to help raise awareness on Climate Change
01 Feb 2023
Teachers from Turkey, Greece and Italy visited Lewisham College as part of Erasmus+ Programme designed to help raise awareness and tackle Climate Change. Teachers attended Lewisham College for the project, ‘Change Yourself, Not Nature’, to hear from learners raising awareness on Climate Change. During their visit, they also got an insight into the level of teaching and standards in England.
13 Jan 2023
Learners in the Supported Learning Skills for Performing Arts course at Lewisham College performed Zones, a winter production showcasing their acting, dancing, movement, writing and costume-making skills. The show included a play and a music gig produced in collaboration with Rose Bruford College.
09 Jan 2023
Learners at Lewisham College curated and displayed an Art and Design exhibition, open to staff, learners, family and friends. The exhibition was put together to showcase the work created by the learners over the first termto help them explore creative techniquesand build on their confidence.
04 Nov 2022
Lewisham College learner participated in a national storytelling project, StoryTrails, as part of an incredible 15-stop tour of the UK and a nine-day residency at the BFI IMAX in London.
01 Nov 2022
Lewisham College celebrated and made the most of the opportunities of Colleges Week 2022 to bring staff, learners and higher education institutions and community organisations together to highlight the important work further education colleges do to boost businesses, build communities and support individuals.
17 Oct 2022
Lewisham College is joining the Association of Colleges 'Love Our Colleges' campaign which takes place from Monday 17 to Friday 21 October to showcase and celebrate the crucial work further education colleges do to skill and shape the future workforce and support social mobility and economic growth.
Lewisham College partnership wins Learning for Good Work Employer of the Year at Mayor of London Awards
Lewisham College celebrated learners' achievements at awards ceremony hosted at Millwall Football Club
12 Oct 2022
Lewisham College and Millwall Community Trust held an awards ceremony to celebrate the success of learners who completed their first year in the Creative Media Production programme. This was the course's inaugural year, launched by Lewisham College in partnership with Millwall Community Trust to support young people in Lewisham and the surrounding areas to break into media, sports journalism and marketing.
03 Oct 2022
Lewisham College welcomed back learners for a special awards ceremony to celebrate the success of learners who have secured places in Russell Group universities, including Queen Mary University College, Leeds University, and Kings College London as well as Goldsmiths, London South Bank and Greenwich University to study a range of subjects such as IT and Computing, Nursing, Psychology, Creative Writing and Social and Political Science.
Lewisham College hosts induction event to welcome new and returning learners for the new academic year
26 Aug 2022
Learners at Lewisham College are celebrating their GCSE results day, with many being awarded top marks. Receiving these impressive results in their subjects has created opportunities for them to progress onto higher level education, with vocational, technical, or academic study now potential options for their future. It has also been a good year for Lewisham College as learners receive outstanding grades in their BTEC and vocational courses.
Supporting young people in Lewisham plan their next steps with Jobs, Careers and Apprenticeships fair
09 Jun 2022
Lewisham College hosted the annual Reading Challenge Awards to celebrate the success of learners from across the College who participated in the challenge, reading several items within a set period to develop their reading and comprehension skills.As part of the challenge, each learner chose six reads to record, rate and review in their reading diary. After completing the challenge, they received a certificate or a digital badge for their achievement.
26 May 2022
As a part of the end-of-year exams, Performing and Production Arts learners at Lewisham College showcased their talents in live performances over the course of two days. The shows were open to friends and family,as well as to students from local schools, who were able to see the progress of our learners, as well as get a taste of the Creative Arts courses available at the College.
Lewisham College hosts Disability Confident Jobs Fair in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
18 May 2022
Lewisham College hosted a Disability Confident Jobs Fair in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to help young people and adults with a disability to discover employment opportunities and receive advice on finding the right pathway to help them achieve their ambitions.
Lewisham College welcomes Investment20/20, holding workshops for learners with top investment companies
12 May 2022
This month Lewisham College welcomed investment management companies LGT Wealth Management and Vanguard to our campus to speak with IT and Business learners about careers within the investment industry.
London Borough of Culture 2022: Learners express their creativity on multimedia project Drilling Diamonds
09 May 2022
Learners at Lewisham College are participating in ‘Drilling Diamonds’, a music, drama, and film project created by Playing ON in partnership with Rose Bruford College and The Albany as part of the Mayor's of London’s Borough of Culture award 2022.
Lewisham College construction celebrates International Women’s Day with all-female electrical and plumbing competitions
04 Mar 2022
Lewisham College, along with our colleagues across NCG, are saddened and deeply troubled by the ongoing invasion of Ukraine, and we stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and support their right to peace, freedom and sovereignty. Our thoughts are with all those affected by the conflict, both the brave Ukrainian citizens seeking shelter and safety, and the Russian citizens taking a stand against the actions of their government.
Lewisham College proudly announces Stonewall College Champion membership during LGBTQ+ History Month
11 Feb 2022
Lewisham College celebrated National Apprenticeship Week with a series of events and workshops to highlight the positive impact apprenticeships have on individuals, businesses and the economy and spread the word on how this nationally recognised qualification can help build a skilled workforce.
Lewisham College launches Mayor of London Academy Hub to help Londoners get free skills training and jobs in hospitality
20 Jan 2022
ESOL learners at Lewisham College participated in Sonic Minds, a creative project led by Lewisham Music that aims to evaluate the connection between music and wellbeing.
10 Jan 2022
Learners on the Bricklaying Programme at Lewisham College gained valuable on-site experience by visiting the historic Lots Road Power Station in Chelsea, London where they had the chance to gain an insight into building site conditions and to speak with professionals within the construction industry, including the brickwork contractor.
16 Dec 2021
Lewisham College is excited to launch a new NVQ Level 2 Plumbing and Heating qualification starting in the new year. The course is designed to equip current tradespeople in the plumbing industry with the latest practical training and skills that meet the requirements of working within the sector.
08 Dec 2021
Lewisham College hosted a ‘Get Creative’ event this week to mark the launch of Inspire Lewisham, a new initiative delivered in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London, The Albany and Do It Now Now that strives to support local residents looking to launch their career in the creative industries.
02 Dec 2021
Lewisham College launched the Reading Ahead Challenge with a series of events to help learners improve their reading skills, boost their confidence, and enhance the opportunities available to them. This challenge requires learners to pick six reads and record, rate and review them in a personal reading diary.
Local residents to benefit from college partnership that will help aspiring entrepreneurs start their own business
27 Oct 2021
Staff and learners at Lewisham College came together to celebrate Colleges Week 2021, shining a light on the remarkable work Further Education colleges do. Part of the Association of Colleges’ ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, the Week showcases the support colleges offer to learners and their local communities to help them gain the skills and qualifications they need to achieve their career goals.
Colleges Week 2021: Lewisham College joins national campaign to increase funding for Further Education
17 Oct 2021
Lewisham College is supporting the Love Our Colleges campaign this Colleges Week from Monday 18 – 22 October to highlight the critical role colleges play in skilling and shaping the future workforce and supporting economic growth and social mobility.
11 Oct 2021
Lewisham College hosted the COVID-19 vaccination bus last week to help keep its community safe. The College is working in partnership with Lewisham Council and the NHS South East Clinical Commissioning Group as part of the vaccination outreach programme to engage with local residents on campus.
New partnership to support young people break into Media, Sports Journalism and Marketing launches in Lewisham
07 Sep 2021
Are you thinking about going back to education to get ready to return to work, looking for a promotion in your current career or want to move into a new field? Lewisham College can help you achieve your goal with courses designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to take the next step in your career.
06 Sep 2021
Open Enrolment has been extended at Lewisham College. Whether you have left school and are unsure about what to study next or are an adult looking to retrain to further your career opportunities, visit our campuses at Lewisham Way and Deptford Bridge to secure your place on a course starting this month.
03 Jun 2021
Lewisham College has introduced new courses for adults as part of the government's £95 million Lifetime Skills Guarantee. The National Skills Fund fully funds the courses which are designed to help those eligible to upskill and boost their career prospects or gain the necessary knowledge and skills to access new career opportunities.
13 May 2021
Lewisham College students won the first ever national NCG Skills Competition, at an event which took place over three days, with students from ten different curriculum areas in NCG colleges across the UK competing against each other for the chance to enter WorldSkills UK and represent their College.
24 Mar 2021
Lewisham College won a Double Gold Award for having over 400 students participate in the Reading Ahead Challenge, the highest number of participants in the country. This annual challenge requires participants to read six times of their choice and write a short piece about what was interesting in the book.
15 Feb 2021
Throughout February, Lewisham College will be participating in a series of digital workshops hosted by the National Maritime Museum, Queens House and the Know Your Worth support programme.
27 Jan 2021
Trainees studying Bricklaying, Plumbing and Painting and Decorating at Lewisham College’s Deptford Construction Campus took part in a qualifying competition in December 2020 for a chance to represent their course and College at the inter-college NCG Annual Skills Competition taking place later this year.
22 Jan 2021
Lewisham College welcomed Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance alumni Sylvia Darkwa-Ohemeng and Jessica Hung Han Yun, who studied Stage Management and Lighting Design, to deliver a talk to Production Arts students and share their experience of breaking into the creative industry.
Lewisham College announces new Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages evening course
13 Jan 2021
Lewisham College is excited to introduce the CELTA qualification, accredited by The University of Cambridge, starting this January. This internationally recognised certificate is designed to give students the essential knowledge and skills to be able to teach English as a foreign language, paving the way to exciting global opportunities such as living, working and traveling abroad.
08 Jan 2021
Maths teacher, Divanio Crooks received the Mayor of London’s Volunteering Award on International Volunteer Day 2020 for his work with Southside Young Leaders Academy (SYLA) to support communities during the lockdown. The award recognises the invaluable contribution that volunteers make to creating safer, stronger and more resilient communities.
07 Dec 2020
Mental Health issues are becoming more and more prevalent in the modern world, with 1 in 4 people experiencing a Mental Health issue each year. In the wake of this, Lewisham College has joined the Association of Colleges (AoC) Mental Health Charter to ensure a consistent and positive approach to staff and students’ wellbeing.
05 Nov 2020
Lewisham College will be meeting prospective students through a series of Virtual Open Days this term. During these interactive online events, attendees will meet teaching staff, and the Student Services and Careers teams who will be on hand to answer questions about our range of courses and student support.
30 Oct 2020
The inaugural performance took place at Lewisham College to celebrate All Hallows Eve, the first of the year for the College’s Performing and Production Art students. The show entirely created by the learners, included a promenade performance where attendees heard tales of a terrifying vampire, murderous myths and grisly legends.
19 Oct 2020
Lewisham College is joining the Association of Colleges (AoC) Love Our Colleges campaign this Colleges Week - which takes place from Monday 19 October to Friday 23 - to celebrate and showcase the crucial work further education colleges do, day in and day out to skill and shape the future workforce and support economic growth and social mobility.
06 Oct 2020
Lewisham College and Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance are delighted to announce their partnership with a new creative and performing arts provision. This new provision includes a range of courses for 16-18s and adults, which are designed to nurture young creatives and performers to develop skills in performance, production, art and design.
13 Aug 2020
Students at Lewisham College celebrated the end of their vocational studies today, on results day. The College has a strong reputation for its vocational qualifications with students achieving an overall 91% pass rates in Health & Social Care, Sport, Business with students achieving 100% pass rates in Health & Social Care, Sports and Business courses.
12 Feb 2020
Lewisham College, along with the Department of Work and Pensions invited local people to a Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week on Thursday, 6 February. Known as one of London’s most successful Apprenticeship providers, the College set out to bring a range of opportunities to the public.
11 Dec 2019
ESOL students raised over £600 in a Foodie Fundraiser for the Ruth Hayman Trust.
Cupcakes, fruit cakes, savory muffins, pasta, and rice dishes were among the variety of foods sold to students at Lewisham College, with long queues that resulted in some foods being sold out within 30 minutes.
24 Jun 2019
On Monday 24 June, Level 3 Business Administration students from Lewisham College supported by their course tutor Michael Armoogum, put on an employment rights and responsibilities event for other students at the college. The students have completed units on Personal Rights & Responsibilities and Organising an Event during their course and decided that their project would consist of a large-scale event opened up to the whole college.
19 Jun 2019
Jack Tombs, who is studying Sport at Lewisham College, was runner up at the Kent County RFU Young Rugby Ambassador of the Year award in recognition of his hard work and dedication as a volunteer. Jack was presented with the Award by ex-England rugby captain Jeff Probyn at the Volunteer Awards Dinner, which was held on 6 June.
The Young Rugby Ambassador award is given to a club member who has driven the core values of rugby within their community.
05 Apr 2019
Lewisham College held a special event to mark National Autism Week on Wednesday 3 April, celebrating the achievements of students who are on the autistic spectrum, and the contribution they make to the rich life of the College, as well as the issues they face.
18 Feb 2019
Vicky Foxcroft, MP for Lewisham Deptford, will visit Lewisham College as guest of honour at its apprenticeships and careers fair on Monday 4 March. Marking the beginning of the 12th National Apprenticeships Week, the fair will kick-off five days of activities across both Lewisham College and its sister institution Southwark College.
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- Promoting creativity in Lewisham with time-based art exhibition
- Young performers produce and deliver theatre production in Lewisham
- Supporting young people achieve their career ambitions in the Creative Industries
- Young people in Lewisham develop performing and presentation skills with theatre workshop at Goldsmiths
- Supporting women to enter the construction and engineering industries with a Buildsmart Skills Competition
- World Book Day and Storytelling week celebrated at Lewisham College
- Hospitality Employers Showcase Opportunities in Lewisham at Jobs and Careers Fair
- Learners get ready for their next step during National Apprenticeship Week
- Supporting young talent: Lewisham College host Springboard's FutureChef Final
- Lewisham College hosts bricklaying challenge during National Apprenticeship Week 2023
- Erasmus: Lewisham College welcomes teaching teams from Europe to help raise awareness on Climate Change
- January 2023
- December 2022
- November 2022
- Colleges Week 2022: Lewisham College joins campaign to increase funding for Further Education
- Lewisham College partnership wins Learning for Good Work Employer of the Year at Mayor of London Awards
- Lewisham College celebrated learners' achievements at awards ceremony hosted at Millwall Football Club
- Lewisham College celebrates learner achievements with off to university event
- September 2022
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- July 2022
- Lewisham College hosts London Apprentice Challenge in Bricklaying
- Business learners raise money for local charity during their Summer Sales event
- Learner Awards: Lewisham College celebrates Additional Learning Support learners
- Supporting young people in Lewisham plan their next steps with Jobs, Careers and Apprenticeships fair
- Lewisham College hosts Reading Ahead Challenge Awards
- Learner Voice: Lewisham College student conference
- Lewisham College comes together for the 2022 summer fair
- Performing and Production Arts learners impress in end-of-year performances
- Lewisham College welcomes Bubble Food for culinary masterclass
- Lewisham College Business learners visit Italy on Erasmus+ climate change trip
- Lewisham College hosts Disability Confident Jobs Fair in collaboration with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
- Lewisham College welcomes Investment20/20, holding workshops for learners with top investment companies
- London Borough of Culture 2022: Learners express their creativity on multimedia project Drilling Diamonds
- April 2022
- March 2022
- Lewisham College proudly announces Stonewall College Champion membership during LGBTQ+ History Month
- Building the future: Lewisham College celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2022
- Lewisham College launches Mayor of London Academy Hub to help Londoners get free skills training and jobs in hospitality
- January 2022
- New Plumbing and Heating course at Lewisham: upskill your workforce in 2022
- Supported Learning students become entrepreneurs at Christmas Fair
- Inspire Lewisham provides work opportunities for aspiring creatives in the local borough
- Maths Challenge Competition takes place in Lewisham
- Reading Ahead Challenge launches at Lewisham College
- November 2021
- Lewisham College celebrates Colleges Week
- ESOL learners walk 'The Walk' to show their support to refugees in Lewisham
- Colleges Week 2021: Lewisham College joins national campaign to increase funding for Further Education
- The COVID-19 Vaccination Bus arrives at Lewisham College
- Freshers’ Fair welcomes learners back to college
- Supporting Black people step up the career ladder
- New partnership to support young people break into Media, Sports Journalism and Marketing launches in Lewisham
- Safer Schools: Keeping young people safe in the local community
- Unlock your potential with a free course at Lewisham College
- Open enrolment has been extended at Lewisham College!
- August 2021
- July 2021
- Lewisham students perform at Windrush Day event at Royal Museums Greenwich
- Forterra Brickwork Competition Winners Announced at Lewisham College
- Lewisham students showcase their talent in end of year live performance
- Celebrating a new creative partnership in Lewisham
- Lifetime Skills Guarantee: Free Level 3 courses for adults in Lewisham
- May 2021
- April 2021
- March 2021
- February 2021
- Lewisham students show off their skills at the NCG Annual Skills Competition
- Supporting the next generation of construction experts
- Lewisham Teacher Wins Gathering of Africa’s Best Award
- Rose Bruford alumni deliver inspiring talk to Production Arts students
- Art and Design students showcase their work in an inspiring exhibition
- Lewisham College announces new Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages evening course
- Teacher wins the Mayor of London’s Volunteering Award
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- Students host employment rights conference
- Avid Readers get their reward from the Lewisham Mayor
- Student Awards 2019: celebrating our students’ achievements
- Students take the initiative to support Lewisham Foodbank
- Student Summer Fair 2019 a great success
- Sports student named Young Rugby Ambassador!
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