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Starting college and studying a subject that you are passionate about is exciting but it can be daunting too. We know how important it is to stay focused on your studies but recognise that life can get in the way sometimes.

The Student Support team provide our students with additional support for any worries or difficulties you have which are affecting your time at college including:

  • Counselling
  • Careers Advice
  • Sexual Health Nurse
  • Confidential one to one services
  • Child Care support
  • Carer support

Our specialist team are always on hand to help and support students, if you have any concerns or need support please get in touch…

Call 01264 360136

Email abbi.sumption@sparsholt.ac.uk for confidential advice.

  • Learning Support

    If you need help to improve or develop a study skill such as spelling or writing, or have additional learning needs, then we have a specialist team trained to help you. Do you have a learning difficulty such as dyslexia, or a physical disability? Don’t worry. We have specialists to help in class and in personal sessions. For confidential advice please contact laura.penn@sparsholt.ac.uk.

  • Tutors

    Your personal tutor is your ‘guide by your side’ and will help keep you on track with your studies, as well as helping you to plan life after college. We want you to achieve the best results you can!

    If you are under 18 then your tutor will make sure your parents or carers are kept up to date throughout the year.

  • Maths and English

    Our vocational courses include Functional Skills to help you achieve Level 2 Maths and English. We help guide you through basic skills in order to help prepare you for further study or employment. You can also take or re-take GCSEs in Maths and English if this is more suitable.

  • Gifted and Talented Programme

    Are you academically strong, committed to extra-curricular activities or have an outstanding talent/ability? Then why not join our Gifted and Talented Programme? We want to challenge and stimulate you to achieve better results. 

  • Course and Careers Guidance

    We provide one-to-one advice and guidance sessions to help you pick the right course for you. We can also help with your college application form, so nothing should be holding you back.

    Don’t worry if you haven’t thought about life after college yet! Our specialist Careers Advisor gives impartial advice on potential career options, UCAS applications, work experience, holiday work or financial help. Regular events are held to help our students with their next steps such as our Higher Education Day which provides support with UCAS registration, personal statements, student finance and advice of choosing the right university

    Contact Sharon.lythgoe@sparsholt.ac.uk or call 01264 360006 for more information.