At Plumpton College we are committed to including and helping students with additional needs. Our Learning Support team is here to help and guide people with a range of learning differences and disabilities.
You can let us know about a learning difficulty, disability on your application form or at interview. At Plumpton, we support learners with:
- Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and dyspraxia
- Autism Spectrum Conditions
- Mental health Problems
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD)
- English and maths development
We can also support other specific learning difficulties. Please contact the team for more information if you have any concerns.
The types of support we offer are:
- Support at interview
- Individual tutorials
- In-class support (readers, scribes and prompts)
- Note taking
- Communication support
- Speech and language therapy
- Exam Access Arrangements
- Chill out space and independent work space
- Support in and out of timetabled sessions where required
Who delivers this support?
Within the team we have experienced and qualified learning support assistants, teachers, communicators and assessors who are committed to offering the support you need.
So that we can provide this support we will:
- Support with transition planning from school
- Make arrangements to support you through the application, interview and enrolment process
- Meet with you to discuss your needs and complete a Support Plan
- Attend Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) meetings and reviews (if applicable)
- Put support in place to enable you to access the opportunities you require to achieve
- Liaise on a regular basis with teaching staff to share the relevant information and provide updates regarding your support
- Support teaching staff with information and training about specific learning difficulties and disabilities
- Review the support you receive on a regular basis
- Discuss and agree any changes that will be made to your support with you
- Promote your independence
- Support your achievement and progression
- Act in an inclusive and person-centred way at all times
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