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See our free English courses for adults from beginner up to GCSE level

English

Why study English

Studying English can help you to:

  • improve your reading, writing and speaking skills

  • feel more confident

  • get a qualification 

  • enter further education, training or employment.

Why study with us

  • You can progress to further training or employment by gaining a Functional Skills or GCSE qualification.

  • You’ll have access to excellent resources and technology.

  • You’ll be supported by qualified specialist tutors who are committed to your progress and development.

  • You'll have access to additional support classes to improve your spelling, punctuation and grammar skills.

What courses we offer

How to enrol

Before you enrol, you need to come to a pre-course assessment (PCA) where we will assess your skill level, discuss your goals and recommend the course right for you. Pre-course assessments take place throughout the year, please see the upcoming dates below. 

Pre-course assessment dates

  • Tuesday 23 July, morning, afternoon, evening, Granville Park Centre
  • Wednesday 24 July, morning, afternoon, evening, Brockley Rise Centre
  • Thursday 29 August, morning, afternoon, Brockley Rise Centre.
  • Monday 2 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Brockley Rise Centre.
  • Tuesday 3 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Brockley Rise Centre.
  • Wednesday 4 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Granville Park Centre.
  • Thursday 5 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Granville Park Centre.
  • Friday 9 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Brockley Rise Centre.
  • Saturday 10 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Brockley Rise Centre.
  • Wednesday 11 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Granville Park Centre.
  • Thursday 12 September, morning, afternoon, evening, Granville Park Centre.

Find out how to book your pre-course assessment on the pre-course assessment page.