Additional Learning Support

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Additional Learning Support

We value and respect each student and make every
effort to identify and meet their needs.

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What is additional learning support?

We want our students to succeed and aim to help each one learn in a way which is best for them. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and are working to achieve that goal

Further Information
Student Support

Additional Learning Support is available to students who require support in order for them to achieve success in their education and careers. This includes support for:

  • Learners with specific learning difficulties and/or disabilities
  • Learners with literacy, numeracy, or language needs


How to get additional learning support

To make an appointment with the Learner Support Team:

  • Telephone 01625 410000
  • Drop into Student Central to make an appointment
  • Tick the box on your course application form
  • Ask to see Additional Learning Support (ALS) when you attend an interview. The ALS team will discuss the support that the college can offer you. 
Our promise

When you let us know you have additional learning support needs we will Conduct an assessment of your individual needs, which can include:

  • Individual interview
  • Initial assessment of your literacy and numeracy skills
  • Assessment for dyslexia and other learning difficulties. Click here to download an initial diagnostic questionnaire.
  • Assessment of language needs

A suggested support plan will be developed to meet your needs and will be discussed with you.

Need Further
For further advice and guidance, call our Learner Experience Team
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