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Children who are looked after & Care Leavers

Are you a child who is looekd after or a care leaver?

At South Leicestershire College we want you to achieve your full potential, so we’re committed to having support ready and available for you.

We have a wide range of courses available and our aim is to help you to find the subject that you will enjoy.
We provide a relaxed, friendly and secure environment and you will be able to make the most of small classes and support when you need it:

  • Financial Assistance - up to £1200 per year, plus Lunch Vouchers up to the value of £5 per day for each day you are in college.
  • Emotional/Personal Support – talk through any personal issues that might affect your education.
  • Academic Support – your tutor will make sure you are getting the help you need.
  • Help to progress in Further Education or on to Higher Education.


If there is anything that creates a barrier to your learning, we’re here to help, simply contact Bernie Hickey on
0116 264 3535 to talk it through.


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Opening Hours

Term Times:
Mon & Thurs: 8.00am - 8.00pm
Tue, Wed & Fri: 8.00am - 5.00pm

Non-term Times:
Mon - Thur: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Fri: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Contact us
South Leicestershire College
Blaby Road
South Wigston
LE18 4PH

Phone: 0116 264 3535
Fax: 0116 277 5578

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