Learning Support

Learning Support can help you to develop your study skills and give advice and support on completing your written work; screening for learning disabilities or difficulties is available too.

How we can help

We can support you with a number of study related issues such as; time management, note-taking, research, planning and structuring your written work. By helping you to break assignments down into smaller tasks, we are able to support students through an assignment by setting short term targets and building motivation.

FAQs

How do I find out if I have a learning difficulty or disability?

Once you are enrolled, you should go to Room 401 and discuss this with the student disabilities advisers, Laura York and Scott Sinfield, they will then refer you for an internal screening test.

I used to get extra time in exams at school/college can I get it here at LCoM?

It may be that you can also get extra time in exams and assessments here at LCoM; you should go to Room 401 to inform the student disabilities advisers, Laura York and Scott Sinfield, they will then refer you for an internal screening test.

How do I get Learning Support?

Once you are enrolled, you should go to Room 401 and discuss your this with the student disabilities advisers, Laura York and Scott Sinfield. They will refer you for Learning Support and a study skills tutor will contact you to arrange an initial appointment.

What happens in a Learning Support session?

In a learning support session you will work on a 1 to 1 basis on your written assessments with your learning support tutor, who is a specialist in study skills support.

If I have a learning disability or difficulty is it compulsory to attend Learning Support?

No, it is your choice whether to attend or not although if your DSA Study Needs Assessment recommends specialist study skills support, it is advisable to attend.

I don’t have a learning difficulty or disability but I would like some occasional support with my written work, is there any help available?

You can attend ‘Assignment Workshops’ which are ‘drop in’ sessions open to all students and a study skills specialist will be there to support you with your written work. The days and times for the Assignment Workshops are widely advertised across the conservatoire and you do not need to make an appointment - just turn up!

Contact us

Lucy Oloumi and Richard Oliver

Learningsupport@lcm.ac.uk

0113 222 3469

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