Weston College is here to support you. Whether you are hosting a refugee or have recently come to the UK and need help adjusting and community integration, we have various courses and resources that can help you as you re-settle or help others to do so.

Scroll down or click here to fill out our refugee enquiry form to arrange a conversation with the right team.

What opportunities are available?

Weston College's refugee services are supported by Team North Somerset through the West of England Works programmes.

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Want to talk to someone? By filling out this form, we will contact you to talk about your needs.


Open Door Sessions - Come in and speak to us!

Every Thursday, 9:30am to 11:30am
Weston College Knightstone campus at reception.

A chance to discuss individual circumstances and view support and training options with expert help. Staff attending will be knowledgeable on college wide provision including English language support, employment support, West of England Works, Adult courses and more.

No need to book, just turn up!


English Language Courses


Our ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) courses can help 16-18-year-olds and adults (18+) whose first language is not English.

16-18-year-olds: Click here to complete and submit the form and someone will be in touch!

Adults (18+): Click here to apply for English courses.


Creative Craft and Conversations

A fashion and textiles workshop for all ages and level of abilities. Learn and practice a range of hand and machine embroidery techniques. We will also experiment with surface patterns and fashion techniques such as tracing from a bodice block and sleeves!

Tuesday 5th July 2pm - 4pm
Friday 8th 10am - 12pm
Friday 15th 2pm - 4pm

Loxton Campus Sixth Form - A member of staff will meet you at the main reception

Click here to book your place


ESOL Conversational English
IELTS Informal training delivered by volunteers   
Toddler Group (0 – 4)
Youth club/group (7-11 year olds)
Nailsea Refugee Meet-up 
Conversation Cafe
Free Courses from Worker's Educational Association
The Welcome Café/Refugees Welcome NS 
Community Learning – Afghanistan Women 
English lessons - Group Community learning offer  
The Welcome Café - Clevedon Ukrainian Support Group 
Ukrainian Community Drop in for families with children  Run by The Academy of Gymnastics 

Apply or find out more

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