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English courses

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

You can now book your pre-course assessment for English courses starting in January 2023! 

We have appointments on 13 December at Granville Park and 14 December at Brockley Rise centres.

Call 0208 314 3300 for further information on dates and times, and book your appointment NOW!

Why study English

We offer online courses at Level 1 and GCSE.  Find out what you need to take an online course.

Studying English can help you to:

  • improve your reading, writing and speaking skills

  • feel more confident

  • develop basic IT skills

  • get a qualification

  • develop study skills

  • 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

 ALL GCSE and Functional Skills exams will take place in the summer term.

How to enrol

Before you enrol, you need to complete a pre-course assessment (PCA) where we will:

  • assess your skill level
  • discuss your goals
  • recommend the right course for you.

Pre-course assessments take place throughout the year. We will publish dates when they are available.