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Perspective - Creative Arts Festival


Perspective celebrates the achievements of Activate Learning students across our Banbury, Oxford and Reading campuses.

This exciting Creative Arts festival provides opportunities for our students to showcase their final project work to family, friends and members of the public.


Creative Arts short courses


Thank you for your interest in our creative arts short courses.

We provide an inspiring and welcoming environment for everyone to explore the arts. 

Summer art school at college


Summer art school at college

Join us this summer for our fun, hands-on art workshops, for adults and young people. Our friendly team of professional artists and practitioners are running workshops during the summer holidays across our campuses in Banbury, Oxford and Reading. All abilities will be catered for.

Courses for young people
(aged 12-16 unless otherwise specified)

Workplace based functional skills

We are pleased to be able to offer Functional Skills programmes in English, Maths and ICT in 2018 to support your team members enhance their core skills. 

These programmes can take place in the workplace. They are all about us bringing the classroom to you, working around staff availability.
Programmes are available to all adults (19+) who do not already hold these qualifications. Programmes in Maths and English are free in most cases. 

GCSE English and Maths


English and maths study options

English and maths are essential skills for any job or career pathway you might want to follow.

We can help you improve your English and maths to help you study or find work. We run courses in the daytime and evening for all kinds of different levels.

You can study GCSE English and GCSE Maths alongside a full-time study programme or we run classes in the evenings so that you can study part-time.

Our facilities

Discover our care skills training facilities

Care suite

Our Care Suite comprises a six bedded ward environment with all the equipment associated with a modern hospital ward. Our simulated mannequins allows learners to learn care skills in a safe but realist away as possible. 

Care Skills Training Centre


The Care Skills Training Centre - for schools

The Care Skills Training Centre is an experiential educational facility, based at City of Oxford College, offering young people a unique insight into careers in the health and social care sector.