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Re-opening & Coronavirus Hub

Welcome to our Reopening & Coronavirus Hub. On this page you can find all relevant information for Year 11 students, our current students and our plans to reopen.

RE-OPENING YEOVIL COLLEGE

As we head into September, we are excited to get students and staff back onto campus and resume some sort of normality in this otherwise far from normal world. On this page, we have highlighted how we are preparing to adhere to the new standards in order to keep everyone at Yeovil College safe, whilst maintaining the highest level of education.

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Current Students - How is this affecting my studies?

We know this situation isn’t ideal for all, but in this time of hardship we all need to pull together and support each other and that is exactly what we are doing. While lots of things stop, learning doesn’t.

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School leavers - how does this affect me?

It is a time of huge uncertainty, but what we can be absolutely clear about is that all our future students have a secure space at Yeovil College. Despite the unpredictable situation, we want to assure you that your onwards journey and future career is absolutely safe at Yeovil College.

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Latest NHS Advice and Guidance

If you are looking for information, advice and guidance with regards to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, make sure you visit the NHS website to ensure you are fully informed and as well protected as you can be. Click here to be taken to the NHS website.

Contact information

With the college being shut due to the Coronavirus, some of our regular contact information may have changed. If you are looking to get into contact with the college or someone from the college follow the link to our contacts page which is regularly updated.

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What does it mean for Apprentices?

During these times of uncertainty, our apprentices are expected to continue their studies via virtual learning similar to our other students. Make sure you are keeping regular contact with your assessor from the college for further help and support as you normally would. Your teacher may ask you to log onto Moodle to access shared resources and other learning materials. If you have any problems with accessing this, don’t be afraid to get in contact with us, we are happy to help.

Employers

f you have any worries or concerns, don’t hesitate to get in contact with our Apprenticeship team on Apprenticeship@yeovil.ac.uk

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Enrolment Information:

We are keen to get you all started this September, but the first step is to get you enrolled. This year we will be taking a slightly different approach to enrolment to ensure everyone is safe. We are planning for enrolment to start on the afternoon of GCSE results day (Thursday 20th August) – mostly online with some onsite enrolments by appointment only for those unable to enrol online. You will receive an email before the 20th August outlining the date of your enrolment as well as the link you will need to complete your enrolment. If you don’t receive an email, or you want to discuss your enrolment, please contact us on 01935 423921 or email us on enrol@yeovil.ac.uk

You’ll be invited to enrol on one of these days and times. We’re doing them all online to keep you and our staff safe.

  • 20 August 2020: 13.00 – 16.30 Remote enrolment event
  • 21 August 2020: 09.00 – 16.30 Remote enrolment event
  • 24 August 2020: 09.00 – 16.30 Remote enrolment event
  • 26 August 2020: 09.00 – 16.30 Remote enrolment event
  • 28 August 2020: 09.00 – 16.30 Remote enrolment event
  • 01 September 2020: 13.00 – 19.00 on-site enrolment event
  • 02 September 2020: 16.00 – 19.00 on-site enrolment event (adults)
  • 03 September 2020: 16.00 – 19. 00 on-site enrolment event (adults)
  • 04 September 2020: 09:00 – 16:30 on-site enrolment event (16-18 learners)

*Please note that these are all dates for scheduled and invited learners only. If you are looking to enrol and you don’t have a place booked, please submit an application via our website or contact us on 01935 423921 or email us on enrol@yeovil.ac.uk

Latest Message from Yeovil College

Information: increased fraud risk during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

We have received correspondence from our partners at the ESFA, who have asked us to alert our student and parent community to a potential risk:

Periods of instability, such as during the coronavirus pandemic, bring an increased risk of fraud. Fraudsters will actively exploit these difficult times and will target vulnerable areas for financial gain.

We have been informed by our partners at the ESFA that some learners and parents have received a letter from them asking for personal learner bank details in relation to the 16 to 19 Bursary Fund. The ESFA never ask for personal bank account details. This is a fraudulent letter – please do not respond.

The Yeovil college community has not experienced this and we have zero reports of this happening to any of our learners, so let’s work hard to keep it this way.