We offer inspiring and challenging courses that aim to give all members of the community every possible opportunity to succeed.
LeSoCo: helping local people progress to further study
LeSoCo was formed in August 2012, following the merger of
Lewisham College and Southwark College.
Across its South London campuses, LeSoCo provides a strong and
vibrant vocational training offer which reaches
out to local communities and enables learners to transform their
prospects and their lives. We deliver high quality
learning while promoting social inclusion and
Our curriculum is vocational and employer led,
satisfying the growing needs of local businesses.
We focus on enabling people to access jobs, higher
education and self-employment through strong partnerships,
outstanding teaching and the development of a culture of enterprise
among our students.
Stats and facts
- LeSoCo's annual budget of around £38m funds provision for
- The average age of our students is 29.
- There are 3,647 students aged 16-19, and around 492 14-16
year old schoolchildren who attend the College for work-related
- 34% of our students live in Lewisham itself and most of the
others come from adjoining boroughs.
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