safe cover

Your health, safety and well-being are our number one priority. We have implemented a number of measures, in line with government guidelines, to ensure that you, other students and our staff members remain safe during the pandemic.

We have returned to on-site learning, following Government guidance

Lateral Flow Testing has been carried out on all consenting students and home testing is now being made available.

 

Home Testing

We are moving to home testing for all consenting staff and students. Staff can collect their home testing kits from reception. Students can collect theirs from Room 123 in The Street.

For more information and step-by-step instructions, please watch these videos.

When you take a home test, you need to make us aware of the result. Staff should complete the online reporting form, and students should inform their tutor.

Find out more

 

Your return to on-site learning

 

How we are keeping you safe

Bubbles
Bubbles

Each curriculum area at college is considered to be a “bubble”, this means you spend time with your bubble and limit your interaction with others whilst at college. Breaks and lunchtimes are staggered and movement around college is being kept to a minimum.

Masks and face coverings
Masks and face coverings

You are asked to wear a mask or face covering when you are at College.


Please note that some members of the college community may be unable to wear a mask or face covering due to health or disability reasons.

Timetables and access to college
Timetables and access to college

Timetable have been carefully considered to limit the number of people on site at any one time. Please do not attend the college campus outside of these allocated days.


Please follow the one-way system where possible.

Increased cleaning
Increased cleaning

We have increased our cleaning schedule, installed more sanitising stations and all cleaning staff have received specialised training in Infectious Disease Control.


Remember to wash your hands regularly. 

Online services
Online services

Where possible, we are continuing to offer some learning and other college services using online platforms. This includes using a blended learning approach that mixes on-site practical sessions with the digital delivery of theory work. Our staff are also using technology in innovative ways to support students and provide safe online access to support services.

Mental Wellbeing
Mental Wellbeing

Many of our staff are trained in mental health first aid and are able to support you in coping with this challenging situation.


We also have a qualified Wellbeing Mentor who can support students who are struggling with mental health issues, as well as links with specialist organisations.

 

If you have recently returned from any of the countries listed as requiring you to quarantine upon return, you should not come into College until you have completed the 14 days quarantine.

Should you or any member of your household show any symptoms of Covid 19 you should take a test and must remain at home for 14 days. Please report any COVID-19 related symptoms and absence immediately, via our attendance hotline on 07785 511267 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. these accounts are monitored 7-days a week.

Download the NHS COVID-19 app today

The free NHS COVID-19 app is a vital part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England, and the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service.

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