There are a range of colleges within the local area and they offer a range of academic and vocational courses which support young people towards independence and employment and which build on their skills and interests. Courses include plumbing, electrical installation, office skills, ICT, beauty therapy, catering and tourism.
If you are thinking of going to college make sure you look on their website to find out when their open days are so you can look around, meet the staff, and see the what facilities and support are available to help you decide.
The following colleges and further education placements what are locally available in City of Westminster (WCC), Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), and of London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (LBHF):
City of Westminster College (Queen's Park Campus):
20 Saltram Crescent, London, W9 3HW
Tel: 020 7258 2812
College Park School (WCC):
Garway Road, London, W2 4PH
Tel: 0207 221 3454
Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College (LBHF):
Gliddon Road, London, W14 9BL
Tel: 020 8741 1688
Fulham College Boy's School (LBHF):
Kingwood Road, London, SW6 6SN
Tel: 020 7381 3606
Kennet West Skills Centre - Kingsway College (WCC):
Kennet Road, London, W9 3LG
Tel: 020 7641 5825
Q6 - Queensmill School (LBHF):
1 Askham Road, London, W12 0NW
Tel: 0208 740 8112
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College (RBKC)
St. Charles Square, London, W10 6EY
Tel: 020 8968 7755
Westminster Adult Education Service (WCC)
215-219, Lisson Grove, London, NW8 8LW
Tel: 020 7297 7297
William Morris Sixth Form (LBHF)
St. Dunstans Road, London, W6 8RB
Tel: 020 8748 6969
The website Natspec is useful to find a college which has specialist provision for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Please click ‘Colleges and Further Education’ for more information about their Local Offer for post 16 education.
In addition, the following link can be helpful to find a school in your area: