Following the announcement from the Prime Minister, we can confirm that BTEC/Vocational exams scheduled for January will be going ahead despite the new national restrictions.
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We’re passionate about helping students achieve their full potential. For more information on the support available to our A Level students please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
There are numerous ways we can support you before you start at College:
There are many support resources and specialist staff available for learners, these include:
Subject to eligibility, our team of highly qualified specialist teachers can provide:
The teachers’ specialisms include:
There is also a drop-in service available to all students which is available from 08:45am to 4:00pm every day. This service allows you to work independently in the Academic & Learning Support Centre or access support for work if needed.
Subject to eligibility, our large team of Academic & Learning Support Assistants (ALSA) can provide:
An Educational Psychologist and Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) Assessor/Specialist teachers are available to identify whether Access Arrangements are warranted in examinations.
These arrangements might include:
Recommendations are determined on the basis of results obtained in an assessment carried out by the Access Arrangement team, to update the provision made at school.
Parents are welcome to contact us and/or meet a member of our ALS team to discuss the support that is available for their son/daughter/ward.
Support and guidance is also available throughout the year to help deal with any questions and/or issues as they arise.
Here are some comments from students who have previously received Academic & Learning Support:
“I had great support in all of my lessons.”
“They have been really helpful and always did their best to help me to do my work.”
“I feel that all my in-class support has helped me to achieve high grades. They have got me on track and working towards D*D*D*.”
“I feel that the Study Centre has really helped me in improving my English grades and has made me a lot more confident for the exam.”
“A truly wonderful, supportive and caring service that welcomes all students regardless of circumstance.”