Our transition offer to you
Where possible, identified students with Education Health Care Plans, and those who have completed a support needs questionnaire will receive the following:
A personalised and individual transition approach to support you. This is based on the information you, or someone on your behalf has shared. Your personalised transition could include; face to face or virtual meetings, individual or group tours of our sites, meet and greets with our Additional Learning Support team as well as curriculum staff, visits to you in your current educational environment and summer activities.
You, or someone who is helping you with your application, can request further information or a discussion around your support needs.
Where possible you, and those supporting you, will be given the chance to visit your campus over the summer period. You will be directed to the virtual transition information to find out more about our buildings and services.
If you need to talk to someone about Transition, simply email our Transition Team Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My name’s Jack and I study Level 2 Art & Design at East Sussex College Hastings.
Hospitality & Catering student
My name’s Ewan and I’ve completed the Level 2 Diploma in Professional Food and Beverage Service Skills and level 2 certificate in general and beverage services skills.
Coming to college, I was most looking forward to making new friends and learning new skills
After leaving secondary school seven years ago, I felt excited and nervous about starting a BTEC level 1 course at college.
For those new students with EHCPs, and other complex issues, such as medical needs, in addition to the support provided at the universal level, we will:
For those students with the most complex needs, in addition to the support provided at the targeted level, we will:
If you require more information about our offer to young people with SEND, then please read our local offer here.
Students (or their families) who are in receipt of eligible benefits or have a low income, and are studying a course that leads to a government funded qualification, may be eligible for an award from the discretionary Bursary Fund towards the cost of travel, compulsory visits and equipment/materials needed for their course. Eligibility criteria will apply.