The vast majority of our students are not required to pay for these courses.
All courses are annual, running until June 2019.
GCSE Maths and English applicants enrol onto a short 1st Semester course from September to December in order to progress onto a 2nd Semester from January to June when the exams are taken.
Admissions: Friday 24 August to Friday 7 September*

Friday 24 August 10 am to 1pm
Monday 27 August - Thursday 30 August 10 am  to 6.30 pm
Friday 31 August 10 am to 1 pm
Monday 3 September to Thursday 6 September 10 am to 6.30 pm

•    Arrive at the start of the session
•    Allow at least two hours for assessment and enrolment
•   Bring proof of ID and any recent benefit letters (if applicable) to complete the enrolment process.
*We strongly suggest that you apply as early as possible.  Spaces become more limited over time, as courses fill up.



Numeracy courses at City and Islington College

About the course

Whatever your plans for the future, the ability to work well with numbers will really help you.

We offer a range of maths courses to help you develop the number skills you need for work and everyday life - even if you've been out of education for a while.

From complete beginners to Level 2, they'll be a course at the right level for you.

You will need to take a short test so that we can assess your level and enrol you on the best course for you. Just book an assessment or drop in during opening hours (see below).

Finsbury Park Centre (Centre for Lifelong Learning, 28-42 Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park, N4 2DG)

  • Monday to Thursday 9am-7pm
  • Friday 9am-3pm

You will take part in a range of activities to refresh and develop your maths skills, building your confidence in dealing with numbers, including money, measurements and graphs.

Your progress will be monitored in a variety of ways and we offer a range of qualifications to demonstrate your achievements.

You can progress to further study in Maths, leading to GCSE and beyond.

On the course I learnt about social enterprise, not-for-profit business and how to become an entrepreneur

Matthias Gilles

Matthias Gilles

Studied: Access to Higher Education Diploma in Business.

Now: Progressed to a business degree at City University and is now running his own business

“On the course I learnt about social enterprise, not-for-profit business and how to become an entrepreneur. I decided that I wanted to start a business not just to make money, but to help people. I had not heard of access courses before, but they are an amazing and intensive route to university for people like me who want a career change.”

Matthias has now launched his own business selling brightly patterned shirts to raise money to help train local teachers in Burma.

Course information

Start date
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01 January 1970

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