Kirklees College

Offer Details

Name of Provider
Kirklees College
Summary of the Offer

Improving access, performance, experiences and progression for care leavers.

More About the Offer


Care Coordinators support students throughout the year with attendance, academic progress and wellbeing. The team assesses the level of need for students to provide the following levels of support:  


Universal support   

  • Initial positive start meetings, parents/carers involved and updated as appropriate  
  • Referrals and signposting to internal and external services e.g. counselling, The Base, St Giles Trust (in liaison with Safeguarding)  
  • Support strategies are communicated with relevant staff along with ongoing communication and collaboration  


Low level support  

  • Weekly check-ins with pastoral staff by text, email or phone  
  • Logging and monitoring progress via Promonitor to escalate the level of support if needed  
  • Support to attend developmental enrichment activities  
  • Support to plan and complete course work   
  • Mediation/advocacy if required   


Medium level support  

  • 1:1 meetings for a 6 to 8 week period with pastoral staff, reviewed at end of this period and extended if needed  
  • Targeted enrichment sessions e.g. respect, self-esteem, discrimination, restorative practice  
  • Behaviour management support  
  • Counselling   
  • Advocacy/negotiations with curriculum for reasonable adjustments such as individualised timetable or extended end date 


High level support  

  • Pre agreed arrangements to meet the student on entry to college and supported 1:1 through enrolment, induction or getting to and from the classroom  
  • Pastoral staff on call to de-escalate when student is angry / highly anxious  
  • Pastoral staff named on support strategies as a person and place to go to when timeout is required  
  • Restorative Practice, Inclusion Panels, mindfulness sessions  
  • Meetings throughout the week as required to check progress against agreed targets, this is 1 x weekly set appointment and 1 or more check-ins at varying times  
  • Advocacy for housing, finance, bursary, GPs   
  • Parent / carer daily check ins  



How to Apply

How to Register

If you are interested in taking up any of this support, contact Emma Townsend, College Care Coordinator at


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