Westminster Kingsway College
Westminster Kingsway College is one of the widest further education colleges in London and is part of Capital City College Group, alongside the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, City and Islington College, employer training supplier, Capital City College Training, and entrepreneurship social enterprise, Visionaries.
Our diverse student body of around 14,000 learners come mainly from London, but many travels further afield across the South East and abroad in order to study on our acclaimed vocational and academic courses. We have four stunning centers across Camden and Westminster, located in the heart of the city in King’s Cross, Victoria, and Soho, offering an extensive range of academic and vocational courses for all ages, alongside a specialist center for those with learning difficulties and disabilities. We offer A Levels, A-Level Intensives, vocational courses (diplomas, certificates, and awards, including BTECs, University of the Arts London, City & Guilds, and more), and higher education courses (HNC, HND, Foundation Degree, and Bachelor’s Degree). From September 2021, we will also run T Levels in Digital and Healthcare Science. Our students chose to study with us because of our impressive facilities and results, which include: We are also a nationally recognised Careers College for our digital and health and social care sectors, recognizing the excellence we have in helping our students work in these industries.
- Excellent success rates
- Links with employers across London
- The Queen’s Anniversary Award for our contribution to Culinary Arts and Hospitality
- Silver medal in World Abilities UK for Digital Media
- Shortlisted for the TES Awards for Innovative Teaching and Learning
- Bespoke center for students with learning difficulties in Westminster and Camden
WE OFFER ACCESSIBLE COURSES
Our college offers a range of courses for students with learning difficulties and disabilities, mental health issues, and physical difficulties. Our courses are designed to improve life and work abilities through practical activities. All our classes have experienced tutors and classroom assistants to ensure appropriate support is in place, including tailored work experience to suit individual interests. Students also have regular occasion to get involved in college events and a large range of extracurricular activities.
WE VALUE DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKFORCE
As an employer, we seek to recruit and develop a labor force that reflects, understands, and entirely embraces the diverse nature of our students. We value diversity and positively encourage applications from everyone regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith, disability, marital/civil partnership status, gender orientation, or social background. We are also committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are proud to display the Positive About Disabled People symbol, awarded to employers who have made commitments to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff. We are also proud to be Stonewall Diversity Champions, ensuring all LGBTQ+ staff is accepted without exception in the workplace, tackling homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying.
OUR REPUTATION IS IN EVIDENCE
“Within the college’s diverse community, students are very well prepared for life in modern Britain, including within their local communities.” “Teachers and tutors are very adept at ensuring that students develop a good understanding of each other’s different faiths and cultures.” 2016 Ofsted Report