Set within the breath-taking UNESCO World Heritage site of the Lake District, Kendal College is a FE College that consistently punches above its weight on the national stage. Under the leadership of our new Principal, Kendal College is embarking on a series of bold steps to grow the College and remain a top-notch education provider for Cumbria and the North West region. Our students are focused on their learning, achieve high levels of attainment and consistently give us high satisfaction ratings. You will have the opportunity to work alongside outstanding teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis, developing your skills and knowledge throughout your career with us. We pride ourselves on our strong ethos of inclusion, diversity and our investment in the potential of our staff members. The College recognises the wellbeing of its staff as a priority, as well as ensuring that excellent work is appropriately recognised and that a healthy work-life balance is maintained.
The college’s mission statement is: “Reaching out to our communities to provide excellence, employability and enterprise.”
The mission statement defines the purpose of the college and excellence, employability and enterprise are at the heart of the College. This has a direct effect on the experience that you get as a student at Kendal College:
If you are in year 10 or 11 and already study with us here at the College, we will support progression on to higher level courses. Your college tutor will tell you how to apply.
The four Cumbrian Colleges - Kendal, Furness, Carlisle and Lakes College West Cumbria work closely to provide student activities throughout the year. Students take part in a range of exciting activities such as the Cookery Challenge and Lakeside activities, all supporting the education and pastoral well-being of our learners, not to mention a great student experience!