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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Click on your campus below to see a talk from your Head of Campus about the practical measures we have put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19

Cornwall College Camborne

Cornwall College St Austell

Duchy College Stoke Climsland

Duchy College Rosewarne

Falmouth Marine School

Bicton College

LATEST UPDATE: 18.11.2020

Information for students and parents/guardians

Letter to Parents and Carers regards online learning for the final week of the Autumn Term 2020 can be read here.

Latest Guidance for Students 04.11.2020 here.

Please see Covid-19 Learner Absence Guidance here.

Please see the Government’s Guidance to parents and guardians: when you should book a coronavirus test for your child.

Bicton College

The safety of our learners and staff is always our primary concern, and, with this in mind, we are putting in place remote learning for one-week for all students at Bicton College.

Students have been contacted and are asked not to come onto campus for the week after half term, starting 2 November to 6 November. Residential students have been asked to not return until 8 November.

All teaching will be delivered remotely in that period and instructions will be sent to students detailing how and when to access this.

If you have any general concerns or queries, please contact 0330 123 2523 during office hours. Learners and parents can contact the college in case of an emergency through their designated contact channels.

Bicton Taster 28.10.2020

We have cancelled the Bicton Taster event on 28.10.20. All those who booked on a session have been emailed and we will be rearranging the event for next year.

Information for Apprenticeships

If you are an apprentice please see our Apprentice FAQ here

Information for Apprentice Employers

With the ongoing Covid-19 situation make sure you have the answers with our Covid-19 Employer FAQ section. Please see our Employer FAQ section here.

Risk Assessment
Please find our Covid-19 risk assessment available for download here: Risk Assessment – COVID-19

Code of Conduct
Please find the latest code of conduct guidance for learners relating to COVID-19: Code of Conduct Covid-19

Government Information and links

Learners and staff are asked to follow the public health guidance link here, and NHS guidance link here.

The spread of COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation and the College continues to keep up to date with government advice. Our priority is the well-being of our learners, staff and our community. We are making decisions following the advice of Public Health England and will take any actions we can to limit the risk of infection among our learners, staff and our community.

Please use https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ for the latest information about the virus and how to protect yourself.

The Department for Education has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 0468 687

Email: dfe.coronavirus@education.gov.uk

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

For information on Higher Education guidance click here.

Safeguarding Cover

Duty Safeguarding Staff will still be providing safeguarding cover from 08.30 – 17.00 on normal working days although this may be facilitated remotely. 
Please email safe@cornwall.ac.uk or contact customer enquiries on 0330 123 2523 or email enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk  for details of the duty Safeguarding Officer.