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Students are our No.1 Priority

Harlow College Principal Karen SpencerWelcome to Harlow College

Aside from finding the right course to suit you, there are many things to think about when you are choosing a college or sixth form, including the quality, how good the facilities are, what support is on offer, what student life is like and what opportunities you will have after you have finished your course. 

So why choose Harlow College? 

  • We are graded Good by Ofsted and have won awards for our innovative approach to learning. Our students get great results, for example, 80% of A Level grades achieved were A*-C. 54% of our BTEC Extended Diploma students achieved DDD (triple distinction).
  • We take your learning seriously, providing a great range of courses to equip you with the skills you need to prepare you for the workplace, an Apprenticeship or for further study at college or university. Our teaching staff have industry expertise and this is matched by industry standard facilities, including specialist workshops, classrooms with the latest technology, as well as great social spaces to relax.
  • Our excellent employer links and work placements give our students first-hand experience of the world of work – you can see some of the fantastic opportunities in the case studies provided in this guide.
  • Our students make Harlow College a special place – there are great opportunities to get involved in College life, whether you choose to become a Student Ambassador, volunteer in the community or take part in the National Citizen Service. 
  • Our staff and students are here to help you make the right choice for your future. Please make sure you ask all the questions you need to make an informed choice and find out if this is the right place for you - we do hope it is!

Karen Spencer, Principal