GET COLLEGE READY
Using this Get College Ready resource will support you to get ahead even before the first term starts. It provides answers to questions you might not have thought to ask and gives you an idea about what extra activities you can get involved in, or how you can access work experience opportunities. You’ll also find information about the wide array of support services we have available at College and contact details for the team so you can get in touch, even during the holidays.
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TOP TIPS FOR PREPARING FOR COLLEGE LIFE
DON’T BE AFRAID TO ASK FOR HELP WITH ANYTHING
Experienced and friendly staff are on hand to help and advise you and answer your questions. We also have a brilliant
Student Support team, who work really hard to make sure you have a highquality, enriching and enjoyable time at college, in a safe environment.
GET YOUR EQUIPMENT
It’s best to sort out all the equipment you will need before you start with us.
Check with one of our tutors for further information.
Your first few assignment deadlines might be weeks away, so make sure you don’t fall behind.
Use daily and weekly planners to help you get organised.
MANAGE YOUR MONEY
Having more freedom will mean that you are likely to spend extra on social events and travel.
So remember: make a budget for each month or term and stick to it!
Make sure your attendance and punctuality is excellent. This means attending all lessons and tutorials on time. It really is the key to your success and matters when you’re applying for higher education courses or jobs. Also make use of your free periods or free days; maximise your independent learning time by utilising the library, online journals and other research methods which are vital to your progression.
PUSH NEW BOUNDARIES BY LEARNING AT A HIGHER LEVEL AND FOCUSING IN ON YOUR TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL PASSION
It might take some time to get used to the format and layout of assignments, so do come and speak to our specialist teams to help you succeed.
GET INVOLVED WITH THE EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES ON OFFER
Universities and employers love to see that you have done something in addition to your main study programme. We will help you find valuable work experience through our Careers and Employability teams, alongside supporting you to develop your interview skills and confidence.
Stay true to yourself – let your personality shine whilst you make new friends and meet new people, just be yourself!
Regardless of the challenges and barriers you might be facing, we want to let you know you’ll have support every step of the way from Coulsdon Sixth Form College.
Keep connected with us through our social media pages and give us a follow to keep up to date with everything we are up to.
Information for schools
Croydon College Group offers a wide range of activities to provide support to schools, parents, carers and students with post-16 decisions. Through activities both at the college and onsite at local schools, the diverse range of courses on offer at Croydon College, Coulsdon Sixth Form College and Croydon University Centre is explored.
Information is provided on the various opportunities available for both vocational and academic pathways. This, combined with the wide range of apprenticeships, delivered by the World of Work team, provides an important resource for post-16 options.
Let’s work together:
Assemblies and Presentations
Delivered at your school and providing either a general overview of courses available or tailored specifically to the needs and interests of the student year group in attendance. Focus subjects could include apprenticeships, applying to universities, T Levels or sector-specific subjects.
Career Events & Options Evenings
Virtual or in-person we welcome the opportunity to support your events and engage with students and parents. Our team can also be available to attend application and interview workshops also GCSE results day.
Onsite Taster Sessions
Engaging and interactive sessions with specialist lecturers in areas including criminology, fashion and textiles, media studies, music performance, photography, science and much more. Sessions can be held on-site at our colleges or at your school. Please enquire about specific subjects.
Your students can tour our campuses, chat with members of the teams and explore our range of departments and facilities. Building your own tour, allows you to choose the areas your students are keen to view the most, and with a large course offering, this ensures they get the most out of their visit and enough time to ask any questions they may have.
The Programme can also help to support evidence of careers activity provision in relation to the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Croydon Colleges Group is always pleased to build strong relationships with local schools and sixth forms and produce a newsletter to keep schools and sixth forms up to date with the exciting work of School Partnership Programme
To discuss your requirements further or to be added to the mailing list, please contact: email@example.com or call 020 8686 5700 ext. 3676.
Get in touch
Tel: 01737 551 176
Fax: 01737 551 282
Coulsdon Sixth Form College