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Lambeth College

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Lambeth is one of 14 local authorities which make up Inner London. It measures seven miles north to south, and about two and a half miles east to west. It is one of the most densely populated inner London boroughs, with a population of around 270,000.
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At Lambeth College we offer an amazing range of courses - click here to see if there is one to suit you.

But don’t take our word for it. Our latest Ofsted report recognised Lambeth College as being outstanding in meeting the needs and interests of learners, as well as providing good teaching and learning, good development of skills for employment and good guidance and suppport.

And here’s what some of our students say about their experiences at Lambeth College.

Angelina Palin says “ I didn’t get a great start at school and decided to come to Lambeth College to do my A Levels. I have to say that it’s been brilliant here and I’ve been very happy. I’ve also made lots of new friends.” Angelina who lives in Brixton is now going on to do a Performing Arts course at the College’s new Sixth Form Centre and would really love a job in the media.

Sylvia Lokko achieved outstanding grades for her A Levels at Lambeth College, with three A’s and a B. The Peckham teenager will be going to Kings College London to read Law. She said: “The teachers here were really good. In particular my Law teacher has been a real inspiration to me.” Sylvia has two bits of advice for any students just starting out in the sixth form: “hard work, and the library!”

Sunkanmi Disu was a Business student at our Clapham Centre. He says: “I am proud to have been a student at Lambeth College because it increased my self confidence. I felt comfortable when making presentations of the work I completed as part of my course. I have gained knowledge that will allow me to pursue my goal of being a financial advisor. I am proud of my achievements.”

Student Jason Decube took part in Lambeth College’s Career Academy offered to students on the Business: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma and Computing: BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma courses. The Academy enables students to benefit from a six-week paid internship at a high profile company, one-to-one mentoring b

It makes good sense to choose Lambeth College
* According to government inspectors, we’re one of the best colleges in the country.
* Our teaching and facilities are excellent.
* We have a really wide range of courses.
* You can study full-time, or come in for a few hours a week during the day or
evening.
* Our examination results are good.
* You’ll receive lots of support from your tutor and other staff.
* We help lots of our students with travel and child care costs.
* Our fees (if you have to pay them) are low. If you’re on a low income, we may be
able to reduce the fees.
* We offer more child care support than most colleges.
* If you live in the area, why spend valuable time and money travelling?
* We offer a friendly, safe and supportive environment.
* Most people who study with us really enjoy their time at college and are very
complimentary about the support they receive.

Coming to college can be quite a change. That is why we’re keen to make sure you get all the support you need.

Individual support
We’re very proud of the amount of individual support we give our students. This takes various forms, including tutorial support, student welfare advice, careers guidance and advice, university entrance assistance and work experience.

Learning support
If you have a learning difficulty and/or disability or need help with Dyslexia we are able to provide a range of support to ensure that you are successful at college.

Learning Resources
Lots of our students say that one of the most important aspects of the College are the services and facilities offered by our Libraries, ILT Centres and Study Centres which give additional support in English and Maths.

Child Care support
Because a lot of students who come to Lambeth College have young children we place great emphasis on helping them to find child care places whether in our own nurseries, in external nurseries or with childminders.

Student activities
We know that you will need a break from studying sometimes. This section describes the activities on offer outside course time, ranging from drama to volleyball.