Methods of support available

Our highly qualified and experienced Additional Learning Support (ALS) team supports students using their individual support strategies. Our ALS team ensure our students make a smooth transition to college and offer the expertise to help our students achieve their full potential. 

During the first few weeks of term we assess all our students. This is so we can identify any areas where you may need extra help with your studies.

Here at Barnfield College we have a wide range of support available including:

  • Classroom support
  • Specialist 1:1 support
  • British Sign Language Communicators
  • Teachers of the Deaf
  • Examination arrangements
  • Adaptive materials and specialist equipment


Get in touch

If you currently have in class support or exam arrangements please let us know as soon as possible so we can put the right support in place to help you succeed. To speak with one of our advisors for more information on the support available contact us on 01582 569 569 or


Higher Education

Higher Education students, must apply for DSA to receive funded support during their course. You can find out about the DSA application process here.