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Join us on Wednesday 9th December from 5pm til 7pm to find out what courses we have on offer for you in 2016.

Open Day 9th December 2015 from 5pm

Key Facts


  • 1921 – Founded as Woolwich College of Further Education.
  • 1998 – Woolwich College amalgamated with Greenwich Community College to deliver the Adult and Community Learning contract for the London Borough of Greenwich.


  • We have 4 main support departments. Please click here for full details.
  • During the latest inspection Ofsted highlighted our strengths as being:

provision in health, care and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) is good; students, especially those who face challenging circumstances or are vulnerable, benefit from high-quality pastoral support; students enjoy a college culture which celebrates their diversity, and in which they feel safe to discuss topical and often controversial issues with one another and with their teachers.

Key Facts

  • Please see breakdown of learner numbers below:
Type of Provision No. Learners
Total number of learners aged 14-18 715
Total number of learners aged 19+ 2669
Apprentices 80
  • Over 100 languages are spoken by our learners
  • We employ 413 members of staff.

External Recognition


  • FE First Silver Award for Best PR Campaign


  • FE First Silver Award for Collaboration with the Host Borough Colleges
  • Highly Commended FE First Award for Marketing to Employers


  • LSIS (Learning and Skills Improvement Service) Award for our work in supporting and promoting the Learner Voice.
  • 2012 Inspire Mark for Legacy Champions event with 5 host borough colleges
  • Highly Commended award by CoLRIC (Council for Learning Resources in Colleges)
  • Matrix accreditation awarded for all Student Services.
  • London Education Partnership Award ‘Chairs Award’ (with AEG Europe)
  • Two ticks disability symbol for our commitments to the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled people.


  • Winner of FE First Marketing ‘Best Website Award’
  • Winner HR in Hospitality ‘Links with Schools and Colleges Award’ (with AEG Europe)


  • Winner of FE First Marketing ‘Collaboration’ Award


  • Highly Commended Beacon Award for International Support