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Diagnostic Assessment - catch ups

Howard Darwin, 29/06/2015

Could teachers involved in session one on Tuesday please give the following notice? It should only apply to a few students. Many thanks..

If you were not able to complete the diagnostic assessment in your designated period yesterday, please go to the Portal at some point over lunchtime. The assessment will take a maximum of 20 minutes. Thankyou

    College photographer

    Emma Turner, 29/06/2015

    The College photographer will be on campus tomorrow (Tuesday 30th June) to cover Discovery Day and to gather general images of the campus.

    Please be advised that we will be dropping into sessions to take pictures.

    Any problems please let Emma Turner know.

    Thank you

      Culture for Learning - Student Contract for Success

      Sally Shaw, 26/06/2015

      Hi All

      Numerous leaders have been working a student contract for success, as a starting point in the development of a culture for learning. The contract is intended to be positive and aspirational, capturing our passion for student learning and setting out expectations and requirements for success. 

      We would therefore welcome feedback from any member of the college staff before the document is finalised. Please email any comments or suggestions to:

      Claire Holmes, Janice Moran, Jos Sanghera, Sally Shaw by midday on Wednesday 1st July.

      Thanks in advance. 

      Summer Volunteering Opportunity!!!

      Wendy Chaplain, 24/06/2015

      Brigg District Lions
      Family Weekend 28th – 30th August 2015 to be held at Sir John Nelthorpe School

      We are seeking student volunteers to support the Brigg Lions Family weekend. This opportunity will be particularly valuable for students who are interested in becoming teachers, working with children, sports related careers or event management.

      Support will be required to provide traditional races and activities for children and adults from 12pm to 4pm on Saturday 29th August. This will include registration, setting up the equipment, organising and supervising competitors/activities.

      Traditional races include: egg & spoon, sack race, three legged, obstacle etc

      Activities include: Zorb football, Team Tug of War, Welly Wanging and more…..

      Full support and guidance will be provided and your contribution to the event will be recognised by a Lions Certificate and a reference for your UCAS/CV.

      For more information please contact or



        Finishing time and College buses today!

        Emma Blanchard, 24/06/2015

        The Student Support Centre have received enquiries from students regarding the time college finishes today.

        I can confirm that all lessons are running as normal today until 4pm. All College buses will be leaving at their normal time between 4pm and 4.25pm.

        Janice Moran

        Director of Student Support Services

          Ideas and Developments

          Howard Darwin, 23/06/2015

          ·         Simplifying pastoral support and emphasising the importance of “progress coaching”

          ·         Good learning habits from the word go! Culture for learning and culture for challenge.

          ·         Employability – Skills-development and skills-focus

          You briefly heard about some developments and ideas in these areas last Friday vin the morning gathering. You are invited to find out more and contribute thoughts and ideas by either:

          E-mailing or speaking to or

          Or popping into one of the sessions below where a variety of curriculum and support leaders will be around

          •       Thursday 25th June – Lunchtime and afternoon – drop in. Place – C Block

          •       Friday 26th June, 9-00 onwards – all day drop in. Place – C Block

          •       Friday 26th June - Lunchtime – Culture for Learning. Place - C Block – You can also see or e-mail any of the following leaders specifically on Culture for Learning – Gren Cropper, Sally Shaw, Craig McDonagh, Tracy Parker, Kelly Rinaldi

            Staff Vacancies!

            Sarah Kidd, 22/06/2015

            The college is currently advertising to fill the posts of the following: 

            Student Support Administration Apprentice 

            Attendance Administration Apprentice 


            For further details and application forms please go to our Staff Vacancies page on the John Leggott Website.


              LIBRARY BOOKS

              Sally Birkitt, 19/06/2015

              Please would Staff check in their Depts for any stray library books that may have been left there.  We have a number of students who cannot find their books and will get charged for them if they don't reappear.


              Thank you



                Culture for Learning

                Tracy Parker, 17/06/2015

                In Friday's briefing we will be discussing the ideal culture for learning at JLC. In small groups you will be asked to debate 3 questions. Please consider your own responses to the following questions prior to the briefing:-

                1. Describe the characteristics required to create a strong culture for learning.

                2. Outline the high expectations we should have of each other as staff in order to facilitate and enhance a strong culture for learning.

                3. Specify the high expectations we should consistently maintain in our students.

                There will be a meeting in C Block at lunchtime on Friday where all staff are welcome to come along and reflect on everyones ideas.

                  Coffee Morning & Cake Sale

                  Julie Huntington, 17/06/2015

                  Charity Coffee Morning/Cake Sale

                  Proceeds to Magic Moments (for children/teens with Autism)

                  Cup-cakes £1

                  Flapjack & Cookies 50p

                  Drinks 50p

                  Today-Wednesday 17th June 10am-1pm



                    !!!STUDENT AWARDS!!!

                    Brenda Moss, 16/06/2015

                    Come and look at the display cabinets to see if you have been nominated! Also make sure your RSVP to Brenda at Reception by tomorrow!! Hope to see you there!

                      Are you HE ready?

                      Emily Mundey, 15/06/2015

                      Don't miss out on finding out everything you need to know about university!! 

                      Come along to your Moving On session at your scheduled broadcast time in the Core. 

                      The sessions are on Tuesday P3, Wednesday P1 & 3 and Thursday P2 & 3.


                        APPLYING TO UNI NEXT YEAR?

                        Rosa Torraca, 12/06/2015

                        As part of the UCAS application process we will need to check your UK school certificates. 

                        Please bring them in next week to the ARC over lunchtimes. We will scan your certificates and return them to you straightaway.

                        This is starting from Monday 15th June until Friday 19th June.

                          Prevent Training Today 10 June, 2015 - The Core - Is going ahead as planned

                          Janice Moran, 10/06/2015

                          An update to staff that have been invited to this training today. The session is still going ahead as planned (2.30pm - 4pm) in The Core. The session will be lead by DC Lee Ross from Humberside Police.

                            Widening Participation - GP Work Experience Opportunities

                            Kimberly Gough, 10/06/2015

                            A Partnership Between University of Leeds, HYMS, University of Sheffield and Health Education Yorkshire and HumberThe Schools of Medicine at Leeds, are working together to support work experience placements at GP practices for eligible students in Year 12.

                            Please pass on the following information on to WP students in year 12 who are interested in gaining some GP work experience.

                            Are you in Year 12 or 13 and interested in becoming a doctor and interested in a three day work experience placement in a GP practice?

                            You will be prepared with a pre placement workshop. Topics covered will include ethics and practical advice on how to get the most out of the placement. You will also be required to attend a post placement workshop to reflect on what you have learnt and how this can help you with your application to medical school

                            Please visit  to download an application to see if you are eligable.

                            Please note applications need to be submitted by June 10th 2015 to

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                              It is important that you set a PIN that you can remember to use the self service units soon to be placed around college. It will be used as a form of authentication.

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