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Many applicants have contacted us ahead of GCSE results day on Thursday concerned that their results might not reflect their original predicted grades. We will be accepting Centre Assessed Grades (CAGs) and all current offer holders who are aged 16-18 and collecting their GCSEs on Thursday will be guaranteed the place they deserve at Southwark College.

The College will accept the evidence provided by schools, colleges or other providers of the Centre Assessed Grades and applicants do not need to wait for the formal letter from the examination body to enrol.

Annette Cast, Principal at Southwark College, has made the guarantee in preparation for enrolment, which begins on Thursday 20 August 2020.

Speaking from the College’s campus in SE1 in London, Annette said: “We know that moving from school to college is an exciting but also anxious time. This year, with exams cancelled and remote learning that anxiety has been felt more than ever.

“We have a limited number of places but at Southwark College, we have a robust process for ensuring that all current offer holders can be placed on the right level course for them. This includes support for anyone who is appealing their grades as well as an assessment and induction that will provide additional support or study sessions for those who might need to improve in English, maths or their vocational subject.”

For information on exam results visit southwark.ac.uk/examresults

If your grades are not what you expected or you are not sure what to study next, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up a virtual advice and guidance session with our careers advisor.

For information on Enrolment dates and times visit southwark.ac.uk/enrolment

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Coronavirus update

Southwark College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

The government is monitoring the situation closely and will continue to work with the WHO and international community. For staff and students, it remains business as usual across our sites and our workplaces.

Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:

www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china

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This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/