Sign up for one of our leisure courses

City College Norwich offer a wide variety of evening and weekend courses ranging from our popular Junior Chef Academy (for 10 to 15 years olds), to vegetarian cooking, bicycle maintenance and more.

Whatever your reason for learning – whether for the personal satisfaction of mastering new skills, for adding relevant qualifications to your CV, or for pure enjoyment – City College Norwich has a range of short courses for you.

Ready2 students lend a helping hand to Hillcrest Care Home

Eleven Ready2 students from City College Norwich have completed a community project which saw them working at the Hillcrest Care Home to assist with the care of the residents and raise funds to transform their garden.

The students started their 5 week project by gathering donations for the garden makeover and spending time with the residents by telling jokes and talking with them. Their final weeks were spent getting their hands dirty with gardening jobs such as building raised flower beds, planting, weeding and placing paving slabs to bring the garden back to life.

GCSE Maths and English revision area available for City College Norwich students

The English and Maths GCSE exams are fast approaching!

Although teaching staff will be working with students on revision techniques, students will need to continue their revision outside of class hours to ensure that they achieve the grades they deserve.

Starting on Monday 20th April, an area in room C30 in the Norwich Building will be set aside to support students with their English and Maths exam preparation and revision. The area will be open Monday to Friday from 9am - 5pm.

Your vote matters: Register to vote

You need to register by 20 April 2015 in order to be able to vote in the general election. The way to register to vote has changed. The new system means:

Students' greetings card enterprise raises over £500 for good causes

Thirteen students on the Ready2Give course at City College Norwich have donated £510 to three good causes - East Anglian Children Hospice, Help for Heroes and the college’s Student Opportunities Fund – after 10 weeks of selling hand-made greetings cards.

The students designed and made Birthday, Valentine’s, Mother’s Day and Easter cards, which they sold in a variety of locations throughout Norwich.  These included The Forum, Asda, Chapelfield Shopping Centre, UEA, Notcutts garden centre, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, and Norwich train station.

Aviation Apprenticeship Event

Do you want to train & work as an aviation apprentice?

To find out more about aviation careers please register to attend our event:

Aviation Apprenticeship Event

Saturday 18th April 2015

KLM UK Engineering—Hangar 3

Liberator Road, Norwich International Airport
Session 1 — 09:00 to 10:30
Session 2 — 11:00 to 12:30
Session 3 — 13:30 to 15:00

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Apply now for 1-year teacher training starting this September

Are you thinking about secondary teaching? You could be learning to teach in a classroom 4 days a week, gaining hands-on experience through School Direct, leading to full Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) within one year.

Norfolk Teacher Training Centre (NTTC) has places available in schools throughout Norfolk, and parts of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, starting this September in a wide range of subjects.

College to host Young Seafood Chef of the Year regional heat

The kitchens at City College Norwich will this week see some of the region’s top young chefs battling it out to make the final of The Young Seafood Chef of the Year competition.

On Friday 20th March, 16 cookery students, working in teams of two, from six colleges, will be looking to impress the competition judges with their 3-course meals, consisting of a starter, intermediate course and main course.

The students will have just two and three quarter hours in which to prepare and present their dishes.  The rules specify which fish must be used for each course.

College nursery celebrates Good Ofsted rating

The nursery at City College Norwich, which is open to the public as well as providing places for the children of staff and students at the college, has been rated as Good by Ofsted following its latest inspection on 20 February 2015.

The nursery received a Good rating for each of the key criteria use by Ofsted – the quality and standards of early years provision, how well it meets the needs of its children, its contribution to the well-being of the children, and the effectiveness of its leadership and management. 

Got a great business idea? Sign up for the Edge Challenge

The Edge Challenge 2015 has begun!

This exciting competition is open to past and current students of any FE or Sixth Form college, who have taken (or are undertaking) a course of technical, practical or vocational education and have a bright and innovative business idea. You must be between the ages of 16 and 25 and can enter as an individual or in a team of up to five members.

The competition


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