Greenwich Community College

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Greenwich Community College
GCC London.png
Established1921
TypeFurther Education
Religionnon denominational
PrincipalGary Chin
Location95 Plumstead Road
Plumstead, London
SE18 7QD
England
Local authorityRoyal Borough of Greenwich
Staff660
Students12,250+
GenderMixed
Ages14+
Websitewww.gcc.ac.uk
 
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Greenwich Community College
GCC London.png
Established1921
TypeFurther Education
Religionnon denominational
PrincipalGary Chin
Location95 Plumstead Road
Plumstead, London
SE18 7QD
England
Local authorityRoyal Borough of Greenwich
Staff660
Students12,250+
GenderMixed
Ages14+
Websitewww.gcc.ac.uk

Greenwich Community College is a post-secondary educational institution located in Plumstead in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, in southeast London, England. It was founded in 1921 as Woolwich College of Further Education, which became Greenwich Community College in 1998.[1]

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Qualification Course Overview[edit source | edit]

The college runs a wide range of Full Time and Part time academic and vocational Qualification courses from centres in Plumstead and Eltham.

Academic Subjects include A Levels, GCSE's and Access to Higher Educations.

Vocational Subjects include:

There is also a large ESOL department which runs English for Speakers of Other Languages and works with local community groups to run courses in community venues.

The college was graded satisfactory at the last Ofsted inspection in May 2010 with Sports, Leisure and Tourism and ESOL provision being graded as ‘Good’.

Adult Education Course Overview[edit source | edit]

The college runs Adult Education courses on behalf of the Royal Borough of Greenwich from centres across the borough. These courses range from traditional art and craft courses to courses as diverse as Urban Beekeeping, Languages and Beer Masterclass run in partnership with the Meantime Brewery. These courses are designed for leisure as well as first steps into work.

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Famous Alumni[edit source | edit]

Gemma Gibbons (London 2012 Olympic Judo Silver Medalist Gemma Gibbons studied at the college from 2004 to 2006.)

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Coordinates: 51°29′27″N 0°04′44″E / 51.4909°N 0.07881°E / 51.4909; 0.07881