City and Islington College

Pre and post 16 provision

At City and Islington College you’ll have the opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills in an exciting learning environment. Based in Islington and Central London, our unique, four centres located in Angel, Holloway Road and Finsbury Park, gives you the opportunity to learn with a community of like-minded people. Each Centre has its own particular specialisms, and in each one you’ll be taught by staff who are specialists in their field.

We offer academic and vocational pathways, A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, Apprenticeships, and Higher Education all potentially leading to a successful career. Our subject range includes; Animal Care and Management, Applied Science, Forensic Science, Medical Science, Health Science, Engineering, Sports Science, Art and Design, Beauty Therapy, Business and Enterprise, Childcare, Computing and IT, Creative Media, ESOL, Fashion and Textiles, Finance and Accounting, Hairdressing, Health and Social Care, Humanities, Languages, Music and Music Production, Optics, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Public Services, STEM and Supported Learning.

City and Islington College is not just a place to come and learn and pick up a qualification. It is a place to remember with pride, a place to make new and lifelong friends and a place that offers you the chance of new life experiences on the doorstep of one of the greatest cities in the world.

We believe in promoting an inclusive environment to help and support students to achieve their potential and develop as an individual. The college has an excellent careers service to support you throughout your time with us and your future.

City and Islington College is part of the Capital City College Group, alongside Westminster Kingsway College and College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London.

Our talented and world-famous alumni include Little Simz, Jamie Oliver, Ainsley Harriot, Sophie Wright, Kathy Burke, Michelle Collins, Steve McFadden, Jessie Wallace, Shystie, Garth Crooks, Bernie Grant, Bambos Charalambous, Paloma, Faith, Zawe Aston, Regie Yates and David Oyelowo.

Contact details

020 7832 5000


How to find our centres


Quality Assurance (Pupil Referral Unit): Meets required standard (March 2024)
DfE registered: Yes
Ofsted rating: 3 (2023)

This page was last modified on: 21 Jun 2024