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West Lancashire College
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West Lancashire College is committed to your achievement.
Your study programme is timetabled over 4 days with the fifth day identified as
your Study Day. The Study Day is reserved for college activities. You will be
asked to attend college on your Study Day if you take time off your main
programme.

When you start your programme you will:
• be given a named personal tutor
• have scheduled one to one meetings with your tutor
• receive tutorial support
• receive regular tutorials to plan your learning and agree targets
• attend group tutorials with a wide range of activities to encourage and support
your personal, social and academic development.

In addition, study programmes also include activities and sessions to enhance your employability and enterprise skills this could include:

• Work experience e.g. weekly or block placements
• Opportunities to practice skills within college in simulated and realistic
working environments including Francesco Hair & Beauty Academy and The
Restaurant
• Enterprise projects
• Live projects

Study programmes will also develop the attitudes and behaviours needed for work
such as punctuality, appearance, teamwork and resilience.

Maths & English

Maths and English are central to work and life and success in these subjects is
linked to better life chances and greater achievement. Almost every job requires the ability to read, write and use numbers confidently.

All 16-18 year old students in education are expected (if not already achieved)
to study maths and/or English as part of their study programme.

Here at West Lancashire College we want to make sure you are prepared for the
future and have the skills required for employment or University. All students will improve their English and maths skills through their study programme:

∙Students will carry out maths and English Skills development as part of their
vocational programme.
∙Students enrolling onto a study programme with a GCSE English
and/ or maths at grade D will be required to re-take the GCSE.
∙Students with less than a grade D will be required to complete functional
skills maths and / or English at an appropriate level.

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