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Student Support

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learning Support (LS) 

Our LS team is here to provide support for students who encounter any barrier to their learning. You can find further information by clicking the button below.  

Pastoral Support & Tutorial Support 

You will be assigned a tutor during induction; this should be the first point of contact if you have any issues. They will assist you with any problems to ensure you can focus on your studies; they will also invite you to events to help your personal and educational development.

For further information you can contact the Welfare Team

Michelle Fante
Pastoral Head
0208 319 9772


Shooters Hill Sixth Form College is here to support you in any way we can. If you feel like you need somebody to talk to or just listen, you can access our counselling services. Please speak to your tutor or visit the Welfare Team and ask for the Counsellor. This is a confidential service so you can trust that we will be discreet with your information.

Travel & Oyster Card Information 

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:

FSM – Free School Meals 

If your parents/carers 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 our Bursary Team.  

Bursary & Student Finance 

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 Campus Discretionary Bursary fund.

Current students can collect an application form from Student Services. Documents will be available to download from September.

Sensory Room 



The sensory room is in place to help the students not only broaden their awareness of their senses, but to also provide them with an area to relax when they feel stressed. We offer the sensory room to not only our Inclusive Learning students, but also any other students with additional needs who feel as though they can benefit from the Sensory Room.

Multi-Sensory Environments, or sensory rooms, have been proven to improve the development of thought, intelligence and social skills. As well as this, sensory rooms offer those with cognitive impairments the opportunity to enjoy and control a variety of sensory experiences.

"Staff are skilled at supporting students who have a variety of complex needs. Therapists and support workers help students maintain their focus on developing their knowledge and skills."

– Ofsted 2019