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The Big Draw Festival 2022!

The Big Draw Festival is back at New Directions College! We’re so excited to bring you an inspiring programme of activities on Tuesday 25th October

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reasons to Choose New Directions College


A Reading based Adult & Community College, offering a variety of courses, flexible timetables, classroom delivery and online learning.


Meet new people, make friends and learn with other adults in a professional and relaxed environment.


Learn at a College where teaching adults is our specialism and you receive the support to reach your full potential.


The majority of our courses are free to study, or are discounted depending on your personal circumstances.


We offer a range of support that includes learning and financial support, help with the cost of childcare and access to ICT kit and equipment.

What our Students Say

"Coming to College never felt like a chore or hard work, it was something I genuinely enjoyed and looked forward to"

"the way you facilitated us to be able to carry on learning remotely, and encouraged and supported us , really went above and beyond".

Early years practitioner | 2021

A Message from the Principal

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Stages in Qualification Levels (Entry, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 & Level 5)


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