Learning Zone

Learning Zone

The Learning Zone provides drop-in support to students across the college’s entire provision. In the Learning Zone there are Learning Mentors and Tutors to help students improve their study skills and complete their assignments.

It offers:

  • Specialist support in all taught subjects and at all levels.
  • One-to-one support in agreement with subject tutors.
  • GCSE workshops
  • Skills assessments.

The following resources are available to students in the Learning Zone:

  • Apple Macs
  • Assistive technology for students with additional learning needs including:
    Ginger – helps with proof reading.
    Dragon Naturally Speaking – voice recognition software. Particularly suitable for students with dyslexia.
    Read and Write Gold - reads text aloud to users with literacy needs. Uses word prediction to speed up typing.
    Zoomtext - for partially sighted users
    MindView – helps you planning your work
    Lexia - develops your reading skills.
  • Two adjustable desks, one magnifying lens, large font keyboards, several headphones, etc
  • Course related textbooks
  • ESOL specific grammar books and resources, and a database of online interactive activities
  • Dictionaries and thesauruses

Opening Hours
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
Poplar Campus
  • 9.30 – 5.00
  • 9.30 – 6.00
  • 9.30 – 5.00
  • 9.30 – 6.00
  • 9.30 – 5.00

Ground Floor, PAG01
Poplar Annexe

Arbour Square Campus
  • 10.00 - 4.30
  • 10.00 - 4.30
  • 10.00 - 4.30
  • 10.00 - 4.30
  • Closed

Inside the LRC
Ground Floor

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