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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and concern for our student’s and staffs welfare, we have ceased all face-to-face lessons from Monday 23rd March until further notice.
However, the Centre will be open in the short term and we would ask all students to contact us either in person, email, phone or our social media platforms, as we are trying to arrange distance learning.
Thank you for your co-operation in these difficult times.

We are re-opening the centre in April!

New course leaflet is now available.  Click the link below to view.

April 2021 Leaflet

Enrolment week 12th-15th April

Courses start 19th April

COVID guidelines are still in place in the centre therefore there are limited places available.  Contact us via e-mail or phone to book an appointment to enrol.

The centre will still be closed next week and we will respond to enquiries when we are back in the office. 

As of the 23rd March the centre will be closed until further notice.  We will continue to monitor the situation and will update Facebook and Twitter with any new information. 


14th September 2020

We aren't open yet but our management are currently working towards making the centre compliant with regulations, so that we can hopefully reopen in a couple of weeks (safely for us all). We hope to welcome everyone back to classes soon, keep checking our posts on Facebook and Twitter for up to date information.

6th October 2020

Due to the current guidelines in place we are only able to offer accredited courses. 

We are enrolling this week for ESOL, Functional Skills Maths and Functional Skills English by appointment only.


Please ring, message or email for an appointment as unfortunately we can not see anyone without one.


We are continuing to monitor the situation and are hoping to offer more courses soon. 

December 2020

New courses will be starting in January.  A link to the leaflet is available on our homepage and course page.

In order to follow Covid-19 guidelines places will be limited. 

5th January 2021

Due to lockdown we have had to close the centre until further notice.  Our social media pages will be updated with information as things change. 



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SWC is funded and supported by

Garfield Weston

29th May 1961 Trust

Linden Family Fund

The 1989 Willan Charitable Trust

Didymus CIO

Greggs Foundation


Albert Hunt Trust











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