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Merrist Wood Virtual Open Event

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Getting started

Before you start, please watch the short video below from our School Partner, Gillian Chowdhury, as she explains how to easily navigate the event, the schedule for the day, and how to get in touch with us. 

Download the PDF Virtual Open Event guide

 

Welcome to Merrist Wood College

Watch the video below for an introduction to Merrist Wood College from Jacqueline Ecoeur and Neil Brookes, covering its amazing facilities, subject areas and support available for all students.  

 

Live Q&A sessions

If you want to find out more about specific subject areas or courses, our tutors will be available for live-chat Q&A sessions on Microsoft Teams between 9:30am–12:40pm.  

9.30-9.55AM - ARBORICULTURE AND COUNTRYSIDE

 

 

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10-10.25AM - ANIMAL MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE

 

 

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10.30-10.55AM - EQUINE MANAGEMENT

 

 

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11-11.20AM - FLORISTRY

 

 

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11.25AM-11.50AM - HORTICULTURE, LANDSCAPING AND SPORTS TURF

 

 

 

 

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11.55AM-12.25PM - SPORT AND PUBLIC SERVICES

 

 

 

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12.25-12.40PM - LIFESKILLS

Our foundation programmes meet the needs of a broad range of learners; from those with special educational needs or disabilities, to those who may have disengaged from learning in the past or not achieved their full potential. 

Foundation Studies

Our foundation programmes meet the needs of a broad range of learners; from those with special educational needs or disabilities, to those who may have disengaged from learning in the past or not achieved their full potential.

 

LLDD and SEND 

Activate Learning is proud of the outstanding and award-winning Supported Foundation Programmes, which offer students the opportunity to develop in the exciting setting of a mainstream further education college.

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Careers support 

Not sure about your options for September? Talk to our dedicated Activate Careers Team! They offer 1-to-1 meetings, help with university and UCAS applications, and interview preparation. In this short video, Holly Anfield, Careers Advisor, demystifies qualifications and explains how Activate Careers can help you get to where you want to be.

 

 

Advice and Admissions, Student Support and Learning Support

Ready for a change of scene from school? Make the switch to college and enjoy the freedom of being yourself in a safe and welcoming environment. Applying to college and studying with us can seem daunting at first, but our Advice and Admissions, Student Support and Learning Support teams are all on hand to make things as smooth and as easy as possible. 

DOWNLOAD THE SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS PDF 

DOWNLOAD THE GROUP LEARNING SUPPORT PDF

 

How to apply

Thanks for joining our Virtual Open Event! We hope that you found it informative and that we answered all of your questions. If you still have a question, just fill in this  quick form and one of the team will come back to you. 

If you are in Year 11 and want to study with us in September 2020, visit the  How to Apply page and make sure you submit your application  You can also visit our  Course Search and complete your application in full online, from the comfort of your own home. 

 

01483 88 40 00

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