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14–16 Key Stage 4 School Partnerships

Lewisham College works in partnership with schools and Local Authorities to provide vocational training to 14–16-year-olds. This Key Stage 4 provision is designed for young students who prefer specialist vocational training.

Applications are only accepted directly from the school where the student is currently attending and through local authority referrals.

What we offer

We offer a range of Key Stage 4 courses for learners aged between 14-16 which include:

Work-related learning: One day per weekday release Level 1 vocational course in:

  • Construction
  • Beauty
  • PC Maintenance
  • Catering and Hospitality
  • ESOL 
  • Supported Learning 

Most courses deliver Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) based qualifications.


You will carry out Multi-Trades Construction activities - bricklaying, carpentry, and painting & decorating.
You will develop communication skills effectively.
You will develop your understanding of Health & Safety.
The program will give you a Level 1 Award in Multi-Craft Construction Activities.


You will work in a professional standard fully operational beauty salon.
You will choose to specialise in spa therapy, nail technician, hairdressing or makeup.
You will develop a broad range of practical hair and beauty and communication skills.
The program will give you Level 1 Introduction to Hair and Beauty

PC Maintenance

You will develop the skills required for entry to the ICT sector.
You will develop a basic knowledge of hardware maintenance, software installation, and configuration.
You will cover aspects of computer dismantling, assembly, and installation.
The program will give you a Level 1 qualification.

Catering and Hospitality

You will learn in a fully equipped catering kitchen with professional chefs.
You will prepare and cook vegetable dishes, fish, meat and poultry dishes.
You will prepare and cook a range of pasta and rice dishes.
You will learn the theory of food preparation and Health & Safety.

ESOL (English as a Second Language) 

For new arrivals into the UK. Learners complete ESOL qualifications whilst also continuing to develop Maths and ICT skills. The College also offers an intensive one-year full-time GCSE program, with progression onto A Level programs.

Supported Learning School Links 1 day a week

For students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Students work towards personalised targets. The aim is to develop their independence through practicing traveling, using community resources, shopping & cooking, independent living skills, and communication.

School Partnership Contact

The School Partnership Officer is the school’s first point of contact. The Officer will liaise with your school to coordinate the requirements you may have, ie parent/carer evenings and other activities and services that may be required.

The College wants students to succeed and we work closely with schools to ensure this happens.

We provide regular feedback progress reports and attendance reports so that students and the school are clear about how students are progressing.

Find out more through our downloadable information

  • 14-16 School Links and Partnerships Guide 2019/20
  • Statement of Interest Form

Contact details

Please send completed application forms to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

School Links and Partnerships
Lewisham College
Lewisham Way

Direct line: 020 3757 3353



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