Harrow College

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Harrow College
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Address
Lowlands Road

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HA1 3AQ

Coordinates51°36′46″N 0°20′21″W / 51.6129°N 0.3392°W / 51.6129; -0.3392Coordinates: 51°36′46″N 0°20′21″W / 51.6129°N 0.3392°W / 51.6129; -0.3392
Information
TypeFurther Education
Established1999
Local authorityHarrow
Department for Education URN131864 Tables
OfstedReports
Principal & CEOPat Carvalho
GenderCoeducational
Age16 to 19
Website

Harrow College is the largest college in the London Borough of Harrow.[1] It opened in 1999 following a merger of two local sixth-from colleges, Greenhill College (located in the centre of Harrow Town) and Weald College in the neighbouring town of Harrow Weald.

More than 2,000 full-time and 7,000 part-time, students join Harrow College for sixth form and adult courses.

Location[edit]

Teaching takes place at the Harrow on the Hill campus on Lowlands Road and at the Harrow Weald campus in Harrow Weald as well as two smaller, dedicated construction-focused units; Whitefriars Centre and Harrow Skills Centre.[2]

In 2015, the College opened two new buildings: The Enterprise Centre at the Harrow on the Hill campus and Spring House for supported learning at the Harrow Weald campus.[3]

Harrow College has been awarded a Centre of Excellence for the Hearing Impaired, which is the only centre of its kind in North West London.[4] The college is also a member of the Westminster Centre of Excellence in Teacher Training (CETT).[citation needed]

It holds the Pre School Learning Alliance kite mark.[citation needed]

Curriculum[edit]

Harrow College provides academic and vocational courses for young people and a range of professional and non-professional programmes for adult students. The college is highly regarded for its ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) and EFL (English as a Foreign Language) courses. The EFL programmes are accredited by the British Council. The Learning Links programme has set a standard in the community[citation needed] for providing courses for students with learning disabilities and difficulties.

Alumni[edit]

The list includes former students of Greenhill College and Weald College.

Harrow Weald County Grammar School[edit]

Former teachers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.educationuk.org/pls/hot_bc/bc_profile.page_pls_profile_details?x=133784075207&y=0&a=0&z=869&p_prof_id=5546&p_lang=31 British Council - Education UK
  2. ^ https://www.harrow.ac.uk/campus-information.html
  3. ^ https://www.aaprojects.co.uk/blog/harrow-college-opens-new-centre
  4. ^ https://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/1451133.harrow-colleges-recognised-as-centre-of-excellence/
  5. ^ "FE students add to Team GB Olympic medal haul". FE Week. Retrieved 22 August 2016.

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