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Welcome to Chilwell School

Share, Care, Believe, Achieve

Student Support

Guidance and advice – in the first instance this will be provided by your tutor. Careers guidance is available by appointment

Learning facilities – The Library is open access with computers available for use during study periods.

Attendance - Your attendance will be monitored and strategies for improvement will be provided where necessary.

Nurse – The Nurse is available for drop in sessions every week. Please check the noticeboard for days and times. This is a confidential service.

Tutor groups – You will be assigned to a tutor group which you must attend every week. During this time you will learn about: study skills; your strengths and weaknesses; produce or update your CV; Citizenship; budgeting; applying for university and employment. See also the visiting speakers section.

Visiting speakers – there will be a range of speakers throughout the year. If you would like us to invite a speaker in to cover a particular topic, we are open to suggestions.

Other: Health awareness day; Advantage Nottingham opportunities; University open days;

External Exams – Students are responsible for ensuring they are entered for all of their exams. They will be required to sign a statement confirming correct entry for each and every unit. These should be returned promptly to Mrs Tipping. Failure to meet deadlines may result in non-entry or possible late entry fees.

If you drop a subject after being entered for the examination, it is vital that you inform Mrs Tipping immediately. If it is too late to obtain a refund from the exam board, you will be charged for the wasted fee. Failure to attend an exam will also incur a fee.

**PLEASE NOTE** Calls may be monitored or recorded for training and quality purposes.