Life
Learning & Education
Learning is an important part of everyone’s life at some stage. Here in Watford, we are confident that there are the opportunities and facilities to help everyone learn.

Schools

Wherever you live in Watford, you can be sure that there is a school that meets your needs locally. Hertfordshire County Council is the local authority that is responsible for education across Hertfordshire. Some of the highest performing schools in the country are in Watford and the surrounding area.

To see which schools are near you in Watford, you can use the DirectGov Schools Finder to search by area, postcode or for a school name. Alternatively a list of schools in Watford is available at Hertfordshire County Council’s website.

Further Education

West Herts College will have their largest campus based in Watford from September 2010, when the brand new campus opens. It is close to the town centre and packed with leisure facilities and social spaces alongside brand new real-life working areas and classrooms fully-equipped with the very latest teaching tools and technology, so all aspects of College life are covered.

There are many different courses available to so have a look at the West Herts College website to see what is available and more information about studying there and the campus.

 

Adult & Community Education

There are lots of opportunities within Watford for lifelong learning, for community members of all ages. For more details on Adult and Community Education, please visit Watford Borough Council.

Libraries

There are two libraries in Watford, the Central library located on Hempstead Road and the North Watford library on St. Albans Road. There is also a mobile library service that runs in Watford. Full details of the services offered are available at the above links. For more information visit the links above or go to Hertfordshire Libraries where you can also apply to join the library online.

Library