Select Page

 6 January 2021 

Dear Student 

January Exams Cancelled 

Today Croydon College has been running scheduled exams, in line with Department for Education policy, rather than cancel at very short notice when students have worked so hard for them. We are confident that we have all the necessary measures in place to enable students to take examinations safely. 

We have now decided to cancel all further January exams, apart from the HE exams which can continue online. This is because the Department of Education has now announced that we are able to decide whether to go ahead with exams and in response to feedback from many of our students that they do not feel comfortable about coming into College in the current environment. We will work with the exam Awarding Bodies to either offer later opportunities for students to take exams, or to calculate grades using alternative methods. 

It is not yet clear how grades will be awarded, but it is imperative that students fully engage with their learning: teachers will need assignments and evidence of progress to inform grades. We will be working very hard with students and will continue to do all that we can to minimise the impact of this disruption to their education. Online learning is available for all students in accordance with their timetables. In addition, those students who have a social worker, who are a looked after child, who have an Education, Health and Care Plan, or who do not have suitable access to online learning from home, may come into College to do their work. 

If you have any queries please contact your tutor or teacher. 

Thank you 

Angela Edwards 

Vice Principal, Education & Quality 

Croydon College 

Latest News & Updates

Students travel abroad to gain work experience

Our hair and beauty students along with our catering students, are currently in the beautiful Seville gaining work experience. This is such an amazing opportunity to work with renowned industry experts it’s a once in a life time moment for the students to gain...

Local independent record label collaborates with the College

The College had the pleasure of assisting local independent record label Finesse Foreva by hosting sessions for their amazing community outreach for younger people. The work Finesse Foreva does is truly inspirational and creates a positive impact on the lives of young...

Croydon Digital Skills Hub Launch

On 12 July, Croydon College welcomed influential employers from the tech sector to formally launch the Croydon Digital Skills Hub, which will ensure residents have the opportunity to gain new skills in the growing industry. The launch event saw businesses committed to...

Croydon Art Space X Croydon School of Arts

Following the success of the “Unlocked” end of year art exhibition at Croydon College, 12 art works were shortlisted by the curator of Croydon Art Space, Paul Hall. Out of the 12 shortlisted pieces, the judges – professional artists that exhibited in the Art Space –...