Student Support

Here at Raine's we pride ourselves on providing a supportive and nurturing environment for our students. Find out what measures are in place to support you in achieving your absolute potential

We will ensure your experience at Raine’s Foundation Sixth form is positive, successful and enjoyable by getting to know you personally and providing opportunities for you to develop and to achieve your aspirations.

 

Each student has a personal tutor, who you meet regularly. The personal tutor oversees your progress and study programme and is the first point of contact for parents. As a Sixth Form, everything we do is designed to help students of your age to thrive and to achieve your goals. Members of staff are very experienced in delivering success and are experts in what they do.  Colleagues who can assist whilst you are at Raine’s Foundation are:

 

  • Well-qualified, conscientious and experienced teachers who are experts in delivering Advanced Level subjects.
  • Higher Education and Careers Advisers who will help you to progress beyond Sixth form.
  • Work Experience Co-ordinator who can arrange high-quality placements.
  • Learning Support and SEND advisers who can help if you have a learning difficulty, disability or medical condition.
  • Mentors who can assist you to achieve your potential.
  • Finance Officers who can arrange financial assistance and support for transport costs.
  • Exams Officers.
  • College Counsellor, Nurse and Chaplain if you need them.
  • Library, learning resources and IT staff.
  • A range of technicians and assistants who are on hand to help overcome any technical issues.
  • College Sportsmaker and sports coaches.

Careers

At Raines Sixth Form we understand that all of our students have high aspirations for their futures and we will work with you to help you to achieve your 'dream' career or university place.

What you can expect

We firmly believe that impartial expert guidance is essential in helping all of our students to raise their aspirations and fulfil their potential. That’s why we invest so many resources in providing a comprehensive service.

Researching your career

We subscribe to careers software programmes which can make careers information interactive and fun as well as informative. In a dedicated Careers area on the student intranet you can find information which can help you in your career planning. You can follow us on Twitter for useful snippets of information such as part-time jobs and news from universities and apprenticeship providers as well. We also maintain strong links with universities and apprenticeship providers so that we can ensure our advice to you is up to date and well informed.

Useful Links

National Careers Service - the national website which provides helpful practical tools and full information about every career under the sun!

Apprenticeships.org - the national website where all apprenticeship vacancies are advertised

UCAS - the admissions website for applying to university which contains excellent information, guides and search tools