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Covid Update

On Tuesday 29 March, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April.

Updated guidance advises:

  • Adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can return to college when they no longer have a high temperature, and are well enough to attend.
  • Adults with a positive COVID-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice is 3 days.

For education and childcare settings from Friday 1 April:

  • Regular asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended in any education or childcare setting, including in SEND, alternative provision and children’s social care settings. Therefore, we will no longer be able to order test kits .

Access to Higher Education

Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma pathways are especially designed for adults who have had a break from studying but are now planning to enter higher education. The Access to Higher Education Diploma provides subject knowledge and helps to develop your confidence and study skills, whilst also opening up new career possibilities.

Course for those 19+ (Adults)

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The Beginning of Your Academic Journey

If you aspire to attend university but havent yet met the formal entry requirements, embarking on an Access to Higher Education course could be the beginning of your academic journey. These one-year Level 3 courses delve into a broad subject area. Upon completion, students gain the foundation to move into a more specialized degree program within that field at University. Our Access to Higher Education courses are available in a range of different pathways to suit your progression needs.

Further information on our various Access courses on offer and the application process are available on this page.

Access courses are designed for Mature students (19+) seeking to return to education and individuals exploring a career change or a new professional path.

The Advanced Learner Loan covers the full course cost. Notably, Access to HE is a unique course where the student loan doesnt require repayment, provided the learner successfully completes their undergraduate studies.

New for September 2024

We will be launching our fully online Access courses. These will be available in multiple pathway choices and offer the opportunity for you to study at your own pace and to suit your work and life commitments. Fully online with the added value of support when needed, if you would be interested in this new course, please contact us on [email protected] for further details and to register your interest.

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For those 19+ (Adult)Full-time

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Open Event

SGS Sixth A level Open Event

Filton and A-Levels only - Thursday 26th September 5.30pm-8.00pm

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