Student Support

PSHE

PSHE is delivered by tutors, directors and a series of visiting speakers to discuss important PSHE topics.  These are interactive sessions brought to our students by experts in their field and include topics such as driving, relationships, personal health and money management. 

Personal tutor

Students have a personal tutor to enable their academic progress to be monitored and supported. Students are also supported through any personal issues they might encounter during the time of their course through personal tutor sessions. 

Careers Education, Information & Guidance

Our guidance, including application for employment, apprenticeships and University is delivered by specialist careers advisors and is also part of the personal development programme. 

Enrichment

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a range of enrichment activities. The following are only a selection of those which already exist. Further ones are likely to develop when the links between the centres open further opportunities for students. 

National Citizenship Service - Students can gain valuable life skills, experience and help within their local community by engaging with the NCS, details can be found here. 

Visit Opportunities - London trip, Iceland Geography trip, Outdoor activities, Field trip to Wales, Berlin Trip, University and College visits, Theatre Visits, Go Ape and Xscape, Art Gallery and DT visits, Cinema and bowling. 

Activities - Archery, Football, Badminton, Tennis, Skiing, Snowboarding, Dance, Music, Drama, Film club and Gig club 

Student Leadership – Head Boy/Head Girl, Heads of House, Sixth Form Council, and Mentoring. 

Sport

Sporting opportunities would be available between the different providers as part of a planned programme of extended opportunities. 

Academic Study Support

Sessions designed to support students to achieve to the best of their ability will again form part of the programme