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Information for Parents, Guardians & Carers

Wirral Met College offers 16-18 study programmes, 19+ adult courses and univeristy level courses across our four campuses. From the moment your son or daughter arrives, they will benefit from the outstanding support from tutors, career advisers, additional learning support team and our Student Services team. We believe in making every student feel valued and opening up a world of opportunities through: 

  • High quality courses that prepare students for the world of work or university 
  • Modern facilities
  • Great links with both local and national employers to provide excellent work experience and career opportunities

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  • Parent Portal

    Wirral Met is keen to work with parents and guardians to support students to achieve the best they can. By registering, you can view the progress your son/daughter is making.

    How to set up a ProPortal Parent Account
    1. Go to PROPORTAL PARENT
    2. Click on the 'Submit An Account Request' link
    3. Add your email address & create a password
    4. Add details of your son’s/daughter’s course (student reference number, name, date of birth & course title)
    5. Submit your request
    6. You will receive an email – click on the link to verify your account
    7. You will receive a confirmation email with details of your account
  • Parents' / Carers' Evenings

    Our Parents’/Carers’ evenings take place at the following times, but if you have any concerns about your son/daughter and their progress, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with their Personal or Course Tutor during term time.

    You will receive a letter inviting you to make an appointment to meet the Course Tutor before each event – please ensure you book a time slot before the evening.

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    Week commencing 30th november 2020

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    week commencing 19th April 2021

  • Support for students

    Wirral Met provides outstanding support for students, to help students progress onto apprenticeships, jobs and university.

    In addition to Personal Tutors, Wirral Met has a dedicated Additional Learning Support team providing support to those who need it.  The team is there to support your son or daughter with specific learning needs including dyslexia/dyspraxia, physical difficulties, and mental health and well-being.  Pastoral Support Mentors provide support with personal issues, problems relating to finance, time management and study support to help students keep up with their work.

    Wirral Met works in partnership with employers to provide work placements to improve students’ experience and confidence in the workplace, which helps them progress into apprenticeships and jobs.

    Why should we consider college as well as school sixth form provision?

    Take a look at the Association of Colleges' short video below which explains key facts about colleges, apprenticeships and higher education.

  • Safeguarding your child

    Wirral Met takes the health and well-being of our students very seriously.  We have a Safeguarding Manager, with specific policies regarding safeguarding, zero tolerance on bullying and health and safety of students, staff and visitors to College.

    Please call our Student Services team on 0151 551 7777 if you have any safeguarding concerns about your son or daughter.

    Term dates & Open Evenings - details are available on the Events page.

  • Student Charter – we expect our students to:
    • Attend every class
    • Work hard and give 100% in their work
    • Show respect to their tutors and other students
    • We monitor attendance and all classes are registered; tutors will inform parents if a student’s attendance drops.
    • We review each student’s performance during regular personal tutorials; each student’s Individual Learning Plan is updated with targets and details of their progress

    We hope you will join us in supporting and encouraging your son or daughter to take their studies seriously, attend all classes, behave appropriately, be punctual and hand work in on time.

     

  • T Levels - coming in 2022

    T Levels are technical qualifications at level 3, equivalent to taking 3 A Levels. They are for those aged 16-19 who have finished their GCSEs and want the knowledge and experience to progress into a job, apprenticeship or Higher Education.

    For more information, including which T Levels Wirral Met is introducing in 2022, visit here: T Levels

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