Torfaen Learning Zone

COVID-19 Update

Torfaen Learning Zone is still making good progress, but with ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19 and social distancing regulations, we can’t guarantee it will be ready to open as planned for September.

To give learners and staff maximum assurance, the September term will start in our Pontypool Campus, which will remain open for as long as necessary until Torfaen Learning Zone is finished and ready for learning.

Pontypool campus will be well-resourced to accommodate all subjects and we’ll be providing free transport from Torfaen Learning Zone to Pontypool campus during this time. This will give everyone the best possible start to the new academic year and provide continuity of learning. When Torfaen Learning Zone is ready, we’ll do everything to provide a seamless transition to the new campus, with all the necessary support along the way.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Take a look at our frequently asked questions about the Torfaen Learning Zone for more details. If you have any questions that are not currently included in the section, please email us, and we’ll be sure to respond and add them to our list.

Our brand new £24 million purpose built campus situated in the heart of Cwmbran will become the home for all post 16 education in the Torfaen borough.

The new Learning Zone, located next to Morrisons, offers state of the art facilities and is easily accessible by public transport.

What can I study at the new Torfaen Learning Zone?

There’s plenty of choice! With A Level subjects including English Literature and Spanish on offer, Welsh Baccalaureate, vocational qualifications and foundation degrees; there’s definitely something for everyone.

Take a look at the courses on offer


All our learners have a Personal Tutor with access to a whole range of support services to ensure everyone reaches their full potential.

A Level or Level 3 learners will study the Welsh Baccalaureate and all students will have access to enrichment programmes and work experience opportunities.

Skills support is also available to develop students’ higher level literacy, numeracy and digital literacy.

Additional Learning Needs support at Torfaen Learning Zone

Coleg Gwent are experienced in providing support for all, helping every learner to reach their full potential regardless of any additional learning needs.

How can I find out more?

We’re working closely with Torfaen schools to keep in touch with pupils, parents and staff on transition support.

You can also launch our virtual open event platform to find information about what Torfaen Learning Zone offers.

Applications are now open.  Have you applied yet?

Apply now!

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Coleg Gwent
Torfaen Learning Zone
St Davids Road
NP44 1DF

Torfaen Learning Zone’s facilities will include: