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Welcome to the Parents Information Centre, the information below should assist you support your child while they study with us. If you have any further questions you can call us anytime from 9am to 4:30pm on 020 8319 9700.
FSM – Free School Meals
If you are on a qualifying benefit, then you can apply for free meals up to the age of 19. No matter in which borough you live, for more information please contact:
2nd Floor Woolwich Centre
35 Wellington Street
London SE18 6HQ
020 8921 2570/2530
The 16+ Zip Oyster photo card scheme enables full-time students aged 16–18 who live in a London Borough to travel free on buses and trams. The 18+ Student Oyster card is for students who are 19 and over at the start of the academic year and enrolled on a full time course; they can save 30 per cent of the price of adult rate travel cards, bus and tram passes.
Apply online at: www.tfl.gov.uk/tickets
Students aged 16–19 who are in care, care leavers, claiming Income Support/Universal Credit in their own name, or claiming both ESA and DLA or a PIP in their own name, will be eligible for a bursary of up to £1,200 to support them during their studies. Those eligible for free school meals (from low income households and young carers) may also be able to access financial support via the College Discretionary Bursary fund.
If you wish to apply - please click below for the online form
Students at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College are expected to attend 100% of the time. If they are unwell they must contact the student absence department in the morning of each day of sickness. If the student is unwell for a long period of time due to medical reasons we will need them to provide us with a doctor’s certificate upon their return. Holidays during term time are not permitted and will be counted as unauthorised absence.
Whenever your child is absent from a lesson you will receive a text message to notify you.
020 8319 9742
If you are not yet on the parent Pro-Portal please click here, then ‘Submit an Account Request’ and follow the steps.
This portal will allow you to keep track of your child's attendance, progress and achievement.
For guidance on how to use Pro-Portal, please use the attachment below.
Mental Health & wellbeing
Students and parents can find further information here: www.shc.ac.uk/wellbeing
Please click here to view our calendar and term dates.