Support

16-18 Bursaries

If you are aged 16-18.....

We provide two bursaries to help with the costs associated with studying: the Discrentionary Bursary and the Guarantee Bursary. They are available to students who are enrolled on our further education courses - either full-time or part-time and who meet the right criteria. You will not be eligible if you are joining an apprenticeship, higher education or full-cost course.

If you are eligible, you can receive financial support to assist with course-related costs such as equipment, trips, travel and meals. We will, wherever possible, make these payments on your behalf.

You will need to be at least 16 but under 19 years of age or aged 18 on 31st August at the start of your course and now in the second year of your 2-year course; or aged 19 to 24 on 31st August and have an Education Health and Care Plan. You must also meet the residency criteria.

Email: studentsupportfund@derby-college.ac.uk

Guarantee Bursary of up to £1,200 a year

This funding is available for the following students:

  • Young people in care
  • Care-leavers
  • Students in receipt of Income Support
  • Disabled students in receipt of Employment and Support Allowance who are also in receipt of Disability Living Allowance.
  • The full £1,200 Guarantee Bursary payment is based on your course lasting 30 weeks in the academic year. It will be adjusted depending on the duration of your course.

Discretionary Bursary

Funding for the Discretionary Bursary is limited and it is not an entitlement. The Bursary is available to the following students:

  • Dependants of someone on Income Support
  • Dependants of someone on Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance
  • Dependants of someone claiming the Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Dependants of someone with a household income of less than £20,000
  • Those who can demonstrate that they are facing financial hardship.

What’s next?

If you’re looking to start a full-time or part-time further education course with us from September and think that you may be eligible for one of the bursaries, please download the application form from the end of August. Bring your completed application form with you to enrolment or call into one of our campuses and ask for the learner support fund

Support to pay for childcare

If you are aged 16-19 when you commence your course and require childcare funding, please contact the learner support fund as you will be able to apply to Care to Learn for your childcare support.

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19 Plus Bursaries

If you are aged 19 and over.....

Derby College has a Learner Support Fund which can help you towards the costs associated with studying.

It is available to students aged 19+ who are enrolled on further education courses, either full-time or part-time, and who meet the eligibility criteria. Funding is not available for students on apprenticeships, higher education or full-cost courses where other funding rules may apply. You must also meet the residency criteria.

If you are eligible, you can receive financial support to help pay towards course-related costs such as equipment, trips, travel, childcare and essential books. The College will, wherever possible, make these payments on your behalf.

The Learner Support Fund for 19+ learners is finite and is not an entitlement.

Students who are eligible may also include those who:

  • Receive Income Support
  • Receive Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance or Employment and Support Allowance
  • Receive the Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Have a household income of less than £20,000
  • Can demonstrate that they are facing financial hardship.

Email: studentsupportfund@derby-college.ac.uk

What’s next?

If you’re looking to start a full-time or part-time further education course with us from September and think that you may be eligible for Learner Support Fund assistance, please download the application form from the end of August. Bring your completed form with you to enrolment or call into one of our campuses and ask for the learner support fund.

Support to pay for childcare

If you are going to be 20 or over when you start your course and require childcare funding support, you will need to contact the learner support fund as soon as possible. Derby College childcare funding application forms are released during early July prior to the start of the academic year. Childcare funding is awarded strictly on a firstcome, first-served basis and there is always a greater demand than the amount of funding available.

If you are under 20 when you commence your course and require childcare funding, please contact the learner support fund as you will be able to apply to Care to Learn for your childcare support.

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Evolve Membership

Membership for 2016/2017 £20

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The Evolve Membership enables current students of Derby College to attend a wide range of activities that run throughout the term. These activities include Dodgeball, Football, Zorbing, Yoga, Rock Climbing, Dance Fitness, Basketball and many more. Once your yearly fee of £20 has been paid you will be given your membership card and Evolve T-shirt. You can then attend as many sessions as you want. If you require any further information, you can contact us at evolve@derby-college.ac.uk

Enjoy access to:

  • Expert instructors and coaches
  • A range of indoor sports facilities
  • A discounted membership to the Evolve Fitness Suite @ The Johnson Building
  • Rewards, prizes and competitions throughout the year

Sign up for Evolve now!

Please read the terms and conditions below. If you agree to the terms and conditions, you can pay for your Evolve membership securely using World Pay by pressing the 'Buy Evolve Membership Now' button. the cost is £20

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Evolve Membership

Terms and Conditions

Membership Fees: £20
Membership Term: 12 months

  1. This membership card grants you access to the Evolve Activity Programme including;
    1. Access to facilities to attend sessions
    2. Specialist coaching and equipment
    3. Rewards and Prizes
    4. Evolve merchandise
  2. Some activities that require additional equipment or coaching may have a small charge which will vary between sessions. You will be informed of this when booking on to a session.
  3. You must have your Student ID card with you when attending sessions as well as your Evolve Card.
  4. If you lose your card, there will be a £2 replacement fee.
  5. Attendance at sessions will allow you to build up Evolve points. You will receive 1 point for each session you attend. There will be rewards given regularly to those with high attendance and a yearly competition for the most attendances.
  6. Membership fees may be refunded at the discretion of the Evolve Team on medical grounds such as injury that prevents participation.
  7. Behaviour guidelines must be adhered to at all times as explained by the coach or instructor at the start of the session.
  8. We cannot guarantee that activities requested by individual students will be available as activities will be run based on demand from the wider student population.
  9. The Evolve Membership offer is only available for current students at Derby College and membership cards will only be valid alongside a current Student ID.
  10. The Evolve Team reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions as appropriate.
  11. By purchasing our membership, you are consenting for your personal information to be used for statistical purposes and to monitor attendance. Your details will be held securely and will not be passed on to any other parties. When your membership ends, your details will be removed when no longer necessary.

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Examination Information

EXAM RESULTS 2021

If you are a DCG student who was due to sit your exams in the summer of this year, you will be aware, the effects of Covid-19 have meant that these exams were not able to be sat at the scheduled time. As a result, across all subjects, the college has put forth Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) to the exam boards, for moderation.

L3 results will be made available on 10th August.
BTEC results will be made available on 10th August.
Applied Science results will be made available on 10th August.
L2 results results will be made available on 12th August.

You can access results https://examresults.derby-college.ac.uk/
Students are welcome to attend the JWC from 8:00am on 10th August, for support with accepting university offers.

Appeals information

Students with general queries regarding their results should contact the exams team examsgroup@derby-college.ac.uk

Grade appeals should only be submitted on the following grounds:

  1. Procedural/Academic judgment
  2. Administrative error

Further information on the detail for these grounds and the appeals procedure can be found in this document 2021 Teacher assessed grades

Appeals on the grounds of procedure/academic judgement are based on the potential that a grade has been generated not following the college policy In order to aid in the decision to appeal on these ground the centre policy is here Determining Teacher Assessed grade policy

Any students wishing to pursue an appeal should complete the form below.

Deadlines

For students who’s grades will determine a place on a higher education course (Priority Appeals) the deadline for submission is Monday 16th August. An outcome will be communicated back to you by Friday 20th August.

For all other students (non-priority appeals), the deadline for submission is Friday 3rd September. An outcome will be communicated back to you by Tuesday 14th September.

Exam Appeals Form

  

If you have an exam related query, please do not hesitate to contact our exams team by completing the below contact form;

General Exam Enquiry

Screening Results

The results of your screening assessment indicate to us what level you are currently working at in your maths and English. We will use the results of your screening, in conjunction with your GCSE results, to inform a decision about what level of main study and maths and English programme you will work towards.

The table below gives a general guide to the levels that you will study at based on your GCSE and screening results:

Screening ResultGCSE Results Main Programme Maths and English
Entry 2 or below Foundation Tier Entry 3 or below
Entry 3 E and F Level 1 Level 1
Level 1 E and F Level 1 Level 2
Level 2 D and E Level 2 Level 2/GCSE
Level 2 or above C or above Level 3

We aim to fulfil your potential in maths and English and will work with you on a programme of development during your time at the college.

The table below shows a typical 3 year journey for a school leaver:

Screening ResultYear 1 Year 2 Year 3
E3 and below Achieve Functional Skills at Entry 3/Level 1 Achieve Level 1/Level 2 Achieve Functional Skills at L2/GCSE 1 year programme
L1 Achieve Functional Skills at Level 2 Achieve Functional Skills at Level 2/ GCSE 1 year programme GCSE 1 year programme
L2 1 year GCSE programme Grade C in June or if not Sept start on Nov re-sit programme GCSE 1 year programme

Are you looking for affordable and motivated Hospitality staff?

We can provide you with hospitality staff to cover casual shifts, flexible hours from our enthusiastic and employable student cohort. We already work with a number of large hospitality and event organisations in Derby to supply them with staff in the following areas:

  • Bar Staff – must be age 18+
  • Drink Service – Bar to table service
  • Glass collectors – Tables and pre drinks bar
  • Food service - Waiting on Tables
  • Event set up – preparing venue for service
  • Kitchen work – preparing food
  • Porters – in kitchen
Roundhouse thinking

For more information contact:

roundhouserecruitment@derby-college.ac.uk

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