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The Foundry/ Somerville House logo The Foundry/ Somerville House
Located near Printworks Campus, Somerville House is a small campus that offers a high staff to student ratio. We welcome a range of learners aged 16-24, including students with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, high needs and those who would like to improve their grades at GCSE to progress on to further programmes of study or into work.

Facts and stats

Our annual induction survey revealed that 97% of our students agree that their teachers help them work to the best of their ability.

Leeds City College is rated ‘Good with Outstanding features’ by Ofsted.

Leeds City College is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally.

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The Right Course

Our handy course comparison identifies the different elements of each qualification offered at Leeds City College to help you make an informed decision. Please note, these are typical answers but information may be dependent on the course. For more information on specific courses, check out our course pages or contact us.

ApprenticeshipsA-LevelsVocational CoursesDegrees
Will this course pay me a wage?
Do you offer these courses?✔*✔*
Do you need some GCSEs to do these courses?
Can I progress to university from these courses?N/A
Will there be practical elements to these courses?
Will I get support while studying these courses?
Are there lots of subjects to choose from with these courses?
Do these courses have more coursework than exams?N/A
Can I study these courses if I’m over 18?
Will I gain transferable skills from these courses?

*A levels are offered at Leeds Sixth Form College and degrees are offered at University Centre Leeds. Both Leeds Sixth Form College and University Centre Leeds are members of Luminate Education Group.

Luminate Education Group consists of Leeds City College, University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College, Keighley College, Harrogate College and Leeds College of Music.

Did You Know?
Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

Did you know we have 541,720,573 resources at Leeds City College?

The resources include books, journals, e-books, videos, encyclopedias and more. These resources are the combined total number of resources at Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston, Rothwell Centre, The Annexe, Printworks Campus and Park Lane Campus. We also have 12,277 e-books across Leeds City College libraries and more than 500,000 videos!

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