Updated 12.05.20 @ 13:15
Announcements were made by The DFE late in the evening of 11th May which mentions further education colleges being asked to offer some face-to-face support to supplement the remote education of year 12 students (circa 16 to 17 year olds). View more here.
College staff will be working over the next two weeks to plan how best to offer this additional face-to-face support with our primary responsibility to ensure the health safety and wellbeing of staff and students
Updated 11.05.20 @ 15:00
In response to the announcement by the Secretary of State for Education and the Prime Minister, from Monday 23 March onwards, the campus will be closed until further notice. Special arrangements will be put in place to accommodate the needs of key workers and vulnerable learners.
The college mode of delivery of teaching and learning will be online for all theory aspects of learning programmes and support of learners which will include English and maths. This mode of delivery is explained further in our ‘Information for Students’ box.
We understand that this is a challenging time for our students and staff and we have put the following plans in place to support learning and keep our community safe as this will always be our top priority.
18.03.20 Update @ 18:30
Andover College remains open as normal for the rest of the week. In response to the Education Secretary’s statement this evening we are preparing our response and will share further details of our plans by 2pm tomorrow (Thursday 19 March).
We thank you for your support and patience during this time.
Please continue to follow government guidance. We would expect to be contacted by Public Health England in the event of any confirmed cases and will update this web page in that situation.
Any student who develops a “new, continuous” cough or high temperature should follow advice on 7-day self-isolation. The BBC has produced a helpful tool on the symptoms of COVID-19 which can be seen here. Public Health England has released new guidance for those staying at home because they have symptoms of the virus..
The college is open as usual, in accordance with advice from the Department for Education (DFE). Students and staff are self-isolating in accordance with government guidance. We would expect to be contacted by Public Health England in the event of any confirmed cases and will update this web page immediately.
However, any student who develops a “new, continuous” cough or high temperature should follow advice on 7-day self-isolation and notify their absence through sickness in the usual way. The BBC has produced a very helpful link entitled “how do I know if I have coronavirus” and can be seen here. Public Health England has released new guidance for those staying at home because they have symptoms of the virus.