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Support for students is available in many forms and areas to ensure our learners have the right support throughout their course. The Pastoral Welfare & Safeguarding Team and Learning Support Team at Hopwood Hall is here to make sure that learners have the best chances at college and that they are kept safe.

Our Team includes:

  • Pastoral Welfare Officers
  • Dedicated Safeguarding Officers
  • Student Safety Officers
  • Behaviour Support Officers
  • Learning Support Coordinators and Officers
  • Learning Support Assistants
  • Communication Support Workers
  • College Counsellor
  • SpLD Assessor

The Hub

Our Pastoral Welfare & Safeguarding Team are based in the Hub located centrally on both campuses. Learners can visit the Hub at any time for any welfare or support they may need. We work closely with your curriculum and progress teams to ensure you are successful at college.

Additional Learning Support

Students can access specialist and individualised support to help them maximise their potential whilst at college and beyond. If you have an Education Health and Care Plan, please let us know. Our support offer includes:

  • Dedicated learning support team
  • Dedicated pastoral and welfare support
  • Counselling support
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Health & Wellbeing support
  • Lunch/Break time support
  • Meet and Greet support
  • In/Out of class support
  • Assistive technology
  • Exam support arrangements
  • Adaptation of learning materials
  • Personal Care
  • Behaviour Support
  • Lunch time clubs for specific groups.

To find out more, please contact safeguarding@hopwood.ac.uk or learning.support@hopwood.ac.uk.