ALS Havant Campus

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:

  • ALS staff are available at all college Open Evenings
  • Give you a tour of the Campus
  • Invite you to smaller welcome events for a calmer introduction to the College
  • Informal support interviews designed to explore your specific needs
  • Education, Health and Care Plan transition support and guidance

There are many support resources and specialist staff available for learners, these include:

  • An Academic Learning Support Centre
  • Access to assistive technology, software and equipment to aid learning
  • Highly qualified specialist teachers
  • A team of highly experienced Academic Learning Support Assistants (ALSA)
  • An Access Arrangements team

Subject to eligibility, our team of highly qualified specialist teachers can provide:

  • 1:1 out of class support
  • Small group support for literacy, numeracy and study skills

The teachers’ specialisms include:

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Speech and Language
  • Autism
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Sensory impairments
  • Mobility difficulties

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:

  • 1:1 in class support
  • Small group in class support
  • Break time and lunch cover support
  • Transport pick up and drop off support
  • Personal care support (hoist system available)
  • Assistance with feeding
  • Mobility assistance

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:

  • Extra time
  • A reader
  • Use of a Word Processor or scribe, etc.

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.”

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