Deafness/Hearing Loss

If you inform us you are deaf or have a hearing loss that will impact on your learning, a member of the Learner Services Team will contact you to discuss any support needs.

We can support you in a number of ways including:

  • A pre-entry meeting to assess and discuss support needs
  • The presence of a member of the Learner Services team at your progression interview at school to aid a smooth transition to College
  • Transition visits and support
  • Taster days
  • A personalised support plan
  • An identified key worker
  • One-to-one Specialist Lecturer for the Deaf support
  • In-class support e.g. note-taking, sign language support
  • Loan of specialist equipment e.g. radio aids
  • Audiological support
  • Links with external specialist agencies
  • Examination access arrangements
  • Support when you are applying for Higher Education courses