Support provided to autistic young people?

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Dear Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology,

Can you provide the details of what support is provided in relation to the strict funding as Shrewsbury College as never provided 1-1 support?

Why does Shrewsbury College disregards students Unachievable aspirations in relation to the evidence students whose academic ability is at a pass rate on a level 1 and unable to attain GCSE’s in English & Maths at a pass grade on their resits which is the result of very poor retention of learning which is essential part of undertaking written examinations - A student on a level 1 course must really achieve a merit pass to achieve a pass rate on level 2 although now written exams have been introduced on level 2 & 3 then it’s a double failure - which would only provide for students with low academic ability a ‘Certificate of Attendance’ which is useless! The college should put the student ahead of their fee’s and if they are unsure of what other career choices then they should be advised to take time out of education?

Yours faithfully,

James C

Mark Brown, Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology

Dear James,

Thank you for the Freedom of Information request email we received today.

For the College to be able to respond to your request could you please clarify the information you are requesting regarding 1-1 support?

For example are you interesting in:
1. The number of students receiving one to one support at the College?
2. The type of activities ordinarily delivered as part of one to one support?
3. The support funding the College has received?
4. Or another aspect of support not covered above?

For clarity, a Freedom of Information request cannot identify individuals in any way.

Alternatively your request appears that it may stem from a situation that may warrant a complaint being made to the College, rather than a Freedom of Information request. If this is the case please refer to the College's Complaint Policy at this web address:

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Best regards,

Mark Brown

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Dear Mark Brown,

Those would be excellent to know? Also number of students with a low academic ability that receive or allowed to study on a course which would be hard or unachievable resulting in how many past students were given certificate of attendance or advised not to continue after the Christmas Break?

Yours sincerely,

James C

Mark Brown, Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology

Dear James,

Thank you for your response received yesterday.

We will respond to point 1-3 requested below within the required 20 working days.

We are unable to respond to the second part of your request as information does not exist that would directly link prior attainment to advice on course choice and any subsequent non-continuation of the course. However, for the 16-18 age group it would be possible to indicate pass rates by bandings of average GCSE points scores for the previous two years. Would this meet your request?

Regards,

Mark Brown

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Dear Mark Brown,

Sorry I didn’t realise I needed to reply - lots of stuff in my head a little like several nuclear explosions....

The only 1-1 the college provides would be to severely disabled students who physically can’t get around or have very limited ability to participate in lessons (doing course work) apart from speaking either directly or using a electronic device? So therefore the reasons of 1-1 should be provided as well?

Is it still correct that students who fail GCSE resits at college will not be entitled to council funding to attempt the same GCSE’s again and a charge would be required (full costs)?

How can the college encourage a level 2 student who has failed his GCSE English and Maths resits during a level 1 course progress or believe they can pass level 2 and progress to level 3? Even though the level 2 now has written exams (H&SC) which would require far more memory retention than the failed GCSE’s?

Any support given to students able to read, write communicate in lessons would have to demonstrate that ALL course work was solely achieved by him apart from sentence / essay structure? College support surely does not write course work for this type of student?

Yours sincerely,

James C

Dear Mark Brown,

Forget it! The fact you are late responding means SCG actively allows students on ‘any’ level 2 course or any course to have objectives beyond their academic ability

Yours sincerely,

James C