General academic support
Students who may need extra academic support will normally be identified at interview, enrolment or induction.
Examples of those students are detailed below:
- Under-qualified or marginally qualified students: students whose entry qualifications do not, or just, meet the requirements of the course
- Repeating a course at the same level: students who repeat their qualification or convert to a different programme of study at the same level
- Exclusion and disciplinary problems
- Students who transfer late or have interrupted education
- Students who are placed on lower level courses than they wish because they have not achieved the entry requirement
- Students with non-standard schooling.
These students will be supported via personal and lead tutors, academic subject specific workshops, and if deemed appropriate, small group workshops with the Learning Tutors.
Targeted learning support
Students may be offered 1:1 support with the Learning Tutors on a weekly basis to support their learning and/or small group workshops depending on need, if:
- Students have an EHCP
- Students have a significant learning difficulty or disability
- Students have received 1:1 learning support at school
- Students have an identified medical condition which has affected their studies (but not general medical conditions that do not affect learning).
Referrals can be made by teaching staff for this support. Decisions will be made by the Head of Student Services.