Herne Bay High School

Get the qualifications you need for university

Access to Higher Education at Herne Bay High School

Study in the evening with other adults in our supportive and welcoming community.

Study at Herne Bay High School for a valuable stand-alone qualification, as your first step towards a degree, or just for personal interest.

The Access to Higher Education Diploma at Herne Bay High School is designed to meet the needs of adult learners.  Our evening classes are free and focus on coursework rather than exams. Helpful tutors, inspiring sessions and regular guidance can help you reach your full potential.

The leadership and the organisation of the provision is exemplary. Marking and feedback is excellent.

Laser Learning Awards External Moderator, July 2021

Is Access right for me?

Rheanna's story

Having left school at 17 after a year of A levels, Rheanna joined the Access Diploma course a few years later to get her qualifications.

Rob's Story

Previous courses hadn't taken Rob in the right direction but the Access Diploma course gave him the chance to get to university.

Sam's story

Sam started work at 16 but after being made redundant, she discovered a new love of learning on the Access Diploma course.

Muyunda's story

Not having the qualifications to go to university, Muyunda found the Access Diploma was an excellent stepping stone.

'I got to meet a lot of new people; it was really diverse and I met all sorts of people.'

Tom Simpson

Take the next step

You can get a flavour of the subjects that we offer on the Access programme though our range of FREE short courses, taster evenings and online activities.

How do I apply?

We are not currently accepting applications for 2024 entry.  For more information about local Access courses please click below.