College of West Anglia
CWA has an excellent track record in developing the skills and talents of our students. This is achieved through a combination of great teaching by a team of highly-trained, industry-experienced staff and excellent facilities designed to prepare students for employment and further study.
With campuses in Cambridge, King's Lynn and Wisbech, you can choose from one of the widest range of courses in the region and study in some of the best facilities in the country.
What makes us different?
- We will treat you like an adult, making you feel more independent and responsible.
- Wear your own clothes, allowing you to feel more comfortable and express your individuality.
- Make new friends for life by studying with people from other schools and those who study other courses.
- Learn from industry-trained staff, passionate about their subject, who will pass on their experience to you.
- We provide specialist facilities designed to ensure you learn in an environment that will prepare you for work.
- We offer an extensive range of courses, providing wider choice.
- Our courses include practical work experience and work placement opportunities to really prepare you for employment and further study
- Officially rated 'Good' by Ofsted in January 2019
Here are some of the good things Ofsted inspectors said about CWA:
- “Students and apprentices enjoy coming to college, and many describe the welcoming, inclusive and supportive college environment as being like a big family in which they feel safe, make friends and develop a wide range of new skills and knowledge.”
- "Teachers make good use of their in-depth industry knowledge to provide highly relevant learning activities"
- "Students benefit from using high-quality resources in inspiring environments".
- “Students benefit significantly from work-related learning, including highly relevant work experience. This helps them to develop effective employability skills and deepen their understanding of the world of work and their knowledge of their chosen industry. This supports them to move into employment and apprenticeships.”