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Learn to speak English (ESOL)

CALAT’s award-winning provision has been delivering courses to residents in the borough of Croydon and beyond for over 70 years.

Our exciting programme includes a wide variety of recreational, academic, pre-vocational and vocational courses. Subject areas include; Health & social care, creative arts, business administration, ICT, languages, English and maths, English for speakers of other languages, Childcare and education and courses for adults with learning disabilities.

We also work with businesses and employers to deliver training aimed at raising the skills level of employees and developing the workforce.

CALAT is The home of Adult Education in Croydon!

Studying with CALAT has really improved my confidence and has made me push myself to the next level and continue improving…I could not recommend CALAT enough. (read more)

Sherine, Entry Level 3 English & Maths

Learners make good progress on their courses and achieve very well. CALAT’s work is highly valued, both by the borough’s councillors and senior managers, and by Croydon’s residents.

Ofsted, 2016 Report

I am so proud of how far I have come. You don’t have to write yourself off. There are places, like CALAT, where you go and learn and grow in an amazing environment and I couldn’t praise them more highly. (read more)

Kim, ICT & Administration

I searched around London for classes and was so delighted to find CALAT. I’ve now been studying Portuguese once a week at CALAT for almost 3 years and I absolutely love the support from my tutor as well as the camaraderie and support from my classmates. (read more)

Leanne, Portuguese student

Tutors establish supportive learning environments and manage learning well. Learners with specific identified needs benefit from effective additional support.

Ofsted, 2016 Report

I researched loads of potential learning venues for Spanish courses but CALAT was far and away the best choice. My tutor was excellent and I felt the course progression was really well measured with real results from the beginning. (read more)

Dan, Spanish student

Bite-size resources for Learners

English Quiz
Maths quiz
Art History
CV Tips