Coronavirus update

Latest news

Islington Council’s new ‘We are Islington’ helpline is now live. If you have been affected by Coronavirus and need practical help with food or medicines please get in touch.

The ‘We are Islington’ helpline number is 020 7527 8222 and you can email at open every day from 9am to 5pm.

Information about your class

Due to the health and safety for our learners and staff we have currently closed all face to face teaching, your tutor will be in touch regarding your course. If you have any questions about your class please call or whatsapp 07734 777 466

Thank you


We’re delighted to maintain our good rating from Ofsted after a recent inspection of our Adult Community Learning service. It’s great that the hard work of our tutors and fantastic opportunities for learners have been recognised.

Looking for information?

If you are looking for information and need a quick answer, why don’t you send us a message via WhatsApp on 07734 777 466 and we will try and answer your enquiry quicker than normal.

ESOL, English and Maths weekly initial assessments

Are you interested in an ESOL, English or Maths courses? Adult and Community Learning are now offering weekly initial assessments, we recommend you book you place to avoid disappointment. Initial assessments take place every Monday at First Steps Learning Centre, from either 1-2pm or 2-3pm. To book your place call 020 7527 7002

First Steps Learning Centre
Central Library, 2 Fieldway Crescent
(Holloway Road entrance) N5 1PF
020 7527 7002

There is always something going on at Adult and Community Learning, from 1 day workshops to longer courses we have something for you. The good news is there is always a course about to start so get in touch or visit one of our learning centres to find out what courses are starting soon.

Venue contact details

Arsenal Learning Centre
56 Benwell Road
N7 7BA
020 7704 4500

First Steps Learning Centre
Central Library, 2 Fieldway Crescent
(Holloway Road entrance) N5 1PF
020 7527 7002

Finsbury Library
If you are interest in ESOL, English, Maths or Family Learning classes please attend Arsenal or First Steps Learning Centre.
245 St John Street
020 7527 5083