About Folkestone College

Further education is a well-established feature of Folkestone and Hythe. There are over a thousand students at Folkestone College studying career-related courses and Apprenticeships.


We ensure students have the opportunity to reach their potential, whether developing their technical skills, upskilling in their job, or changing their careers.

Folkestone College was rated as ‘Good’ with many ‘Outstanding’ features by Ofsted (2017). We are a college with a staff team that embraces creativity, empowers potential, celebrates diversity and individualism, and makes ambitions reality.

We are determined to make a difference in all that we set out to achieve for our students and community.

To shape the future development of Folkestone College in ways that maximise the benefits of being part of the EKC Group, our Vision for Folkestone College is aligned to the Goals of the Group.

Our Vision is focused on ensuring a relevant and responsive education and skills provision for the communities we serve.