Support for Students

Haringey Sixth Form College is keen to ensure that you are well supported during your time with us.  Our students come first and their well being is very important to us.  We have a team of dedicated student services staff on hand to help you throughout your studies.

With students studying courses from Entry 1 to A-Levels, more than 120 students with EHCPs studied with us, last year.  We cater for a wide-variety of learning needs and disabilities in a personalised and inclusive environment.

Student welfare and wellbeing is a core value

We provide specialist support for wellbeing, mental health and safeguarding, enabling students to receive knowledgeable and tailored Duty of Care.

Financial Support

Travel to Learn Bursary

The Travel to Learn Bursary is available to students who meet all of the following conditions:

  • The student lives more than 3 miles from Haringey Sixth Form College.
  • The student must currently studying at Haringey Sixth Form College.
  • The student has enrolled on a full-time programme of study at Haringey Sixth Form College and is either on the first or second year of that programme, studied over consecutive years.
  • The student has applied for the bursary before the deadline.
  • The student has a minimum 95% level of attendance

16 to 19 Tuition Fund Statement

The purpose of this statement is to set out how Haringey 6th Form College is planning to utilise its 16 to 19 tuition fund allocation to support students who have had their learning disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The targeted and strategic use of this fund will reflect our college values and focus on teaching and learning as our no.1 priority. 

The fund will be used for small group and 1:1 tuition in learning for 16 to 19-year-old learners. This tuition will be in addition to the planned study programme hours.

Learners must be aged 16-19 and must not have already achieved a GCSE grade 5 or above in maths and/or English by age 16. Students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), including those who require additional tuition to help them catch up with their studies, will also be supported by this provision.

Tuition groups will comprise of up to a maximum of 7 students and the sessions will be scheduled in addition to the planned programme of study hours. Tuition sessions will be delivered face to face, online or through a blended delivery model.  The support offered will be based on an individual need’s assessment, the identification of an individual starting point, clear learning goals, expectations and outcomes.

The College is committed to ensuring the tuition fund is used in accordance with the Government’s guidance on the 16 to 19 tuition fund and will ensure adherence to the requirements of the fund by:

  • Producing this statement setting out how the fund will be used to support the most disadvantaged students
  • Publishing this guidance on the College website
  • Recording the use of the fund, including references to individual students who receive support, the needs of those students, the number of hours of tuition delivered and retain the evidence of the tuition provided and demonstrate the impact of the support provided
  • Delivering the extra tuition and spend the allocated funds in the academic year 2023/24
  • Notifying the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) of any underspend

Discretionary Bursary

We will look at your individual circumstances - this usually includes your family income.

Ask Student Services about what criteria and any evidence you’ll need.

Disability & Learning Support

We recognise our responsibility to promote equality in education for all of our learners. We have excellent facilities and specialist help, not only for students within our Entry & Foundation faculty, but also for those studying within our cross-college departments.

The support team can provide; 

  • Help with English, Maths and learning difficulties
  • Special equipment to assist you with your studies
  • BSL signers and communicators
  • Help with personal care and health issues
  • In-class and out-of-class support
  • One-to-one support

Personal & Professional Development Tutor

All of our full-time students are allocated a Personal Tutor from their first day at college. Tutors meet with students individually throughout the year and can hellp in a variety of ways by:

  • Being a point of contact for any concerns
  • Keeping students on track for their personal progression
  • Referring students to other specialist support, if needed.
  • Ensuring parents are kept up to date of their child's progress

Counselling Services

We have professionally trained student counsellors who are able to offer confidential and non-judgemental advice on a range of matters. Students can request to see a counsellor themselves by speaking to their personal tutor. Sessions are held on-site in a private room.

Work Experience and Paid Work Support

Career resources are available for all learners and work experience is linked to their courses of study. Opportunities include contact with employers and industry professionals. Each curriculum area runs work experience programmes such as voluntary work experience in industry, internal skills building sessions and online projects. In PPD you will be given careers, apprenticeship, UCAS and university advice and support. Learners are also able to access resources from the Careersand Futures Advisors during drop in or booked sessions in the Innovation Centre.