Student Support

Additional Learning Support (ALS)

We want every student to get the best out of their time with us. If you need any extra help, our ALS team can provide you with a range of support.

The team work with students who have:

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Autism or Asperger Syndrome
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Learning difficulties/disabilities
  • Emotional or mental health support needs
  • Sensory impairment
  • Physical difficulties
  • Medical conditions
  • Temporary disabilities

The college has more details of the specific support you are entitled to in its local offer.

If you would like to find out more about the support ALS can offer then please contact the team.

Tel: +44 (0)1226 216 769
Email: als@barnsley.ac.uk

Health and wellbeing

Making sure you lead a healthy lifestyle will help you do your best in your studies. We offer confidential advice and a range of health services, including:

  • Contraception and sexual health advice
  • Full STI screening
  • Access to psychological therapies to deal with stress, depression and anxiety (IAPT)
  • Counselling
  • Referrals to Barnsley Stop Smoking Service
  • Qualified Health Trainer
  • Midwife
  • Advice around alcohol and drug issues

You can contact an adviser on:
Tel: +44 (0)1226 216 233

Safeguarding and e-safety

We have dedicated staff to help keep you safe at college, outside of college and online. If you would like to discuss any  safeguarding, child or adult protection issues, please contact:

The Safeguarding Team
Tel: +44 (0)1226 216 142
Email: safeguarding@barnsley.ac.uk

For e-safety information and advice visit:

www.thinkyouknow.co.uk