The College’s continuing operation: Response to Covid-19

For now, the college will continue to engage with learners through online learning platforms, for example, Google Classroom, using the learning resources that curriculum teams have prepared for them. So far this seems to be going well, levels of engagement are high and learners and apprentices have provided positive feedback about their online learning experience.

If you are having difficulty accessing these resources, please let the college know as soon as possible so that printed copies may be made available as an alternative. Please contact the college on 01925 494400 or email your tutor or assessor if you need assistance, extra support or have any queries.

The college will continue to work with you, closely monitoring our situation, as we move forward and will write to you again once we know the arrangements for the completion of this academic year and the start of the next. In addition, regular updates will be sent through the college’s email, website and social media channels. Please take the time to check these regularly. You can also get in touch via our online chat pop-up or on social media @wvrcollege.

In the meantime, if you have concerns about your own or someone else’s welfare, please contact the college’s Safeguarding Team at safeguarding@wvr.ac.uk.

Key staff contacts

16-18 courses Curriculum Area Contacts

Adult Courses Curriculum Area Contacts

 

For further information please see the below letters, updated 15th April 2020:

Letter to Students

Letter to Parents and Carers

Letter to Employers

Learners’ Online Safety

 

DfE helpline

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new helpline to answer questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) related to education.

Staff, parents and students can contact the helpline by telephone and email.

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

 

Government launches Covid-19 Information Service on WhatsApp

To use the free Gov.uk Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp, simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started.