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Supported Study Sessions

Supported study sessions

Students come to the study room and complete the majority of their assignments and homework in a quiet and well equipped environment. Students are encouraged to develop independent study skills, organisational skills and revision techniques. The room is well staffed by Mrs Darroch (Head of the ‘Personalised Support Programme’) and support staff.

A-Level students:

Students access the A-Level subjects of their choice and benefit from the supported study sessions. They can also access any of the courses or workshops on offer. The supported study sessions are invaluable as the majority of A-Level work is done within College time which is less stressful for the student.

Mrs Darroch and the team will support with:

  • Revision techniques.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Liaise with subject teachers on any issues that arise with homework and assignments.
  • The UCAS application process.
  • The apprenticeship process.
  • Work related support.
  • Any other pastoral issues that arise.

Level 2 students:

The focus of the year is to gain the qualifications at this level to prepare the student for the next stage of education or the world of work/apprenticeship. Mrs Darroch will work with students, families, outside agencies that may be linked to the young person and youth options workers to ensure the transition from PSP as seamless as possible.

Level 2 students follow a programme that includes:

  • BTEC Level 2
  • English and Maths GCSE retake where appropriate
  • Work experience
  • Supported study sessions
  • Opportunities to take part in the workshops and courses on offer.