CALAT Croydon Adult Learning and Training

English and Maths


We offer English and maths courses from beginner up to GCSE level.

Find out more about our GCSE courses:

Learn for free

All of our English and maths courses are free to learners, apart from those who are:

  • younger than 19
  • overseas learners


Our courses include:

  • Flexible online English and maths courses, from Entry 3 to Level 2
  • Prepare for GCSE English courses starting in June for 6 weeks:

    Wednesday 16 June – 21 July (12.30 – 2.30pm) or
    Thursday 17 June – 22 July (7 – 9pm) or
    Saturday 19 June – 24 July (10am – 12pm)
  • Prepare for GCSE maths courses starting in June for 7 weeks:

    Wednesday 9 June – 21 July (7 – 9pm) or
    Saturday 1 May – 24 July (9.30 – 11.30am)

  • Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications
  • Short English and maths courses, including improve your spelling starting in June

If English is not your first language, we also offer a range of courses in English for speakers of other languages (ESOL).

Dates and locations

There are multiple options on offer:

  • different venues across the borough, as well as online
  • course duration from 5 to 31 weeks
  • at times to suit you – day, evening and weekends

How to apply

You will need to complete an online initial assessment to check your current skills. The assessment may last between 1 to 3 hours. Please contact calatenglish& to register for the assessment.