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.
  • An open access drop in space to use a PC and get support with your work
  • Small group - reading, writing and spelling workshops

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

Open days and times:

Days Poplar Campus Arbour Square Campus Hackney Campus
Monday 9.30 am – 5.00pm 10.00 am - 4.30pm 9.00 am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.30 am – 6.00pm 10.00 am - 4.30pm 9.00 am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.30 am – 5.00pm 10.00 am - 4.30pm 9.00 am - 5.00pm
Thursday 9.30 am – 6.00pm 10.00 am - 4.30pm 9.00 am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.30 am – 5.00pm Closed 9.00 am - 4.00pm
  Ground Floor, PAG01,
Poplar Annexe
Inside the Learning Resource Centre,
Ground Floor
Inside the Learning Resource Centre,
Lower Ground Floor, H Block
Structural Concrete Alliance TEF Silver Mindful Eduation London Metropolitan University University of Hertfordshire Gateway Qualifications Tottenham Hotspur Chartered Institue of Housing Love our Colleges Cyber Essentials Plus Mayors Construction Academy Apprenticeships European Union Investors in People Matrix Standard QAA Skills Funding Agency OCN AAT AQA Ascentis BCS Cambridge City and Guilds City Skills EAL Edexcel C Skills ESB Home Office IAB IELTS ILM NCFE NOCN OCR Pearson