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Education and Learning

Education and Learning

Welcome to our education and learning pages

Please note that the majority of Council services relating to education are run and supported by Gloucestershire County Council.

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Please note: School education in Gloucestershire is provided by Gloucestershire Education Authority.

School admissions

Find a school near you

Term dates

Adult Learning

Further and higher education establishments within the district or within easy travelling distance.


Stroud College
Stroud College offers a full range of part time and full time courses for students and businesses.

Hawkwood College
Hawkwood offers short courses in a wide variety of subjects, ranging from music, arts and crafts to ecology, philosophy, religions, therapies and personal development.

Hartbury College
Education and training to the land-based, animal science and sports sectors.

Specialist colleges

William Morris College
Based in Gloucestershire, William Morris are a specialist college promoting work related learning and independence for young people with learning difficulties, assisting in their transition into adult hood.


University of Gloucestershire

Volunteer and learn a new skill

Restoration of the Stroudwater canal

Stroud District Council are currently leading the restoration of the Cotswold Canals between The Ocean, Stonehouse and Brimscombe. If you wish to get involved in this area and would like to know more about volunteering opportunities, have an interest in offering your skills or have your own ideas about projects then please do not hesitate to contact the Volunteer Manager for the canal project at Stroud District Council.


Find childcare in Gloucestershire

Glosfamiliesdirectory will help you find childcare, activities, advice and services for families and young people.

Free early learning in Gloucestershire

2 - 4 year olds may be entitled to get free early education. Please see for further details.