Our pastoral support

On arrival at college, your son/daughter will have been allocated a Personal Progress Coach (PPC).  The Personal Progress Coaches at the College are:

Channelside –  Keira McKenna (KM), Leanne Hirst (LH), Jan Dixon (JD), Sandra Crease (SC), Laura McKinley (LM), Patsy Donnelly (PD)

Sixth Form – Sam Roberts, (SR) Kerry Major (KM), Liz Smith (LS)

The name of your son/daughter’s PPC will be on their timetable. Please ask your son/daughter who their PPC is.

Our Personal Progress Coaches will look after your son/daughter on their journey through college. They are the first port of call for any problems that our students may experience whilst at college. Your son/daughter will have a one hour’s progress group session each week or every other week which will concentrate on the key areas of individual progress, progression, employability skills and keeping them safe in college and the wider environment.

As well as this, the PPCs can be contacted by your students via email/text/phone or by calling in at the PPC room on the second floor at Channelside, behind reception at Rating Lane or into Student Services.

PPCs have a responsibility to monitor their cohort of students in terms of attendance, progress and progression plans – be it progression from Year 11 to Year 13 or when students leave college and moves onwards to university, a higher apprenticeship or employment.

Should any problems arise regarding attendance or progress, PPCs will contact you. You are welcome to get in touch with the Personal Progress Coaches here at college if you have any concerns or queries.

LA14 2PJ
Rating Lane
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Contact Us Tel: 01229 825 017 (Channelside Campus)
Tel: 01229 828 377 (Barrow Sixth Form College)
Email: info@furness.ac.uk
Business Support Tel: 01229 844 836
Email: businesssupport@furness.ac.uk