Greenwich Community College
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|Greenwich Community College|
95 Plumstead Road
|Local authority||Royal Borough of Greenwich|
|Department for Education URN||130405 Tables|
|Principal||Mrs Sam Parrett|
|Age||16 to 99|
In 1921 the school was founded as Woolwich College of Further Education.
In 1998, Woolwich College amalgamated with Greenwich Community College to deliver the Adult and Community Learning contract for the London Borough of Greenwich.
In 1999, London Leisure College was formed by a partnership between Greenwich Community College and Greenwich Leisure Limited.
In 2009, Greenwich Community College Business Unit formed to delivered tailored training for local employers.
Qualification course overview
The college ran a wide range of Full-time and Part-time academic and Vocational Qualification courses from its centres in Plumstead and Eltham.
Academic Subjects included A Levels, GCSE's and Access to Higher Educations.
Vocational subjects included: Business, Fashion, Gaming, Health and Social Care, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), Sport, Fitness and Leisure, Public Services, and Travel and Tourism
There was also a large ESOL department which runs English for Speakers of Other Languages and worked with local community groups to run courses in community venues.
In its 2010 Ofsted inspection the college was judged "satisfactory" overall, with Sports, Leisure and Tourism, and ESOL provision rated as "good".
Adult Education course overview
The college ran Adult Education courses on behalf of the Royal Borough of Greenwich from centres across the borough. These courses ranged from traditional art and craft courses to courses as diverse as urban beekeeping, Languages and Beer Masterclass run in partnership with the Meantime Brewery. These courses were designed for leisure as well as first steps into work.
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