Everything you need to know about college if you’re leaving school this summer
September will be here faster than we know so it’s important to think about your next steps after leaving school. Taking the next step is a big decision and can be even more overwhelming with the uncertainty around us. If you’re not sure about what you’d like to do this September, keep reading to find out more about why college could be perfect for you.
Student bag essentials
Do you often get to college and realise you’ve forgotten something important? Or are you fed up of carrying too much to and from home everyday and not using half of what you bring? Whatever your student bag woes, we’re here to help!
How best to support your child during their GCSEs
When GCSE exams are looming and households up and down the country will be feeling the strain. Teenagers will be stressed and parents will be in the thick of it. Luckily, there are things you can do to relieve the tension and make the period manageable – and successful – for everyone.
Getting the most out of an open day visit
Open days are your chance to look around the College, speak to our staff and students and find out what we can offer you. They’re jam packed and great fun, so follow our top ten tips to make the most of every minute you’re here!
Coping with change
One of the first big changes in our lives often comes when we leave school. It’s everything we’ve ever known for the last 12 years of our lives and suddenly it’s time to move on! Yes, it’s exciting but it can also be quite daunting. Here we share some key points that we hope might help if you’re feeling the pressures of change.
How to ace your College interview over the phone
‘Working from home’ is a phrase we have all become so used to in recent months. Everything has had to be done remotely, from catching up with friends to checking in with school teachers. Some of us have settled into it easily, while others have found it a bit trickier! If you’ve applied for a place at College, you will soon be sent a date for an interview. It’s not as scary as it sounds – in fact it’s a great opportunity for you, and us, to make sure you’re on the right course so you can make the most of your time here at College once you get started.