Harrow College

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Harrow College
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Established 1999
Type Further Education
Principal & CEO Pat Carvalho
Location Lowlands Road
Harrow
Middlesex
HA1 3AQ
England England
Coordinates: 51°36′46″N 0°20′21″W / 51.6129°N 0.3392°W / 51.6129; -0.3392
Local authority Harrow
DfE number 310/8005
DfE URN 131864 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 16–no upper age limit
Website www.harrow.ac.uk

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

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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed]

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.[citation needed] 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.

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