At Derby College we understand the disruption caused by Covid-19 and for many applicants it may be a long time between finishing classroom-based lessons at school and starting your courses at college in September. To support your transition our subject teams have prepared some directed independent learning tasks. These tasks will help to consolidate some of your learning from GCSE and will introduce topics you will study with us in September Prepare for your course with some tasks and activities set by our staff. Make sure you keep checking back as we add to the activities over time! The tasks are set on our Virtual Learning Environment below and you will need your InTouch details to access.
It’s easy to embark on your learning journey with Derby College. Here’s a step-by-step guide.
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Once you’ve made an application, you’ll be invited for an interview. We’ll tell you more about the course and will answer any questions you may have. We’re particularly interested in your attitude, aptitude and motivation to study. You’ll be notified of the outcome of your application in writing.
If you have any queries – about your course or other aspects of College life – at any point during the application process, please contact us on 0800 028 0289.
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