St Brendan's Sixth Form College A GSG School
- St Brendan's Sixth Form College
- Head: Mr Michael Jaffrain
- T 01179 777766
- F 01179 723351
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.stbrn.ac.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 16 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Bristol
- Pupils: 1,725
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Open days: October
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Fantastic environment post GCSE for both high fliers and those needing to salvage something from weak GCSEs. Ideal transition from school to uni or work. All the support and expert guidance of a good sixth form developed by staff with sustained concentrated experience in sixth form teaching and pastoral care. St Brendan’s offers opportunities that many schools cannot provide. Atmosphere deceptively like uni...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2012, Mr Michael Jaffrain. Originally from France and briefly worked as a bank cashier at the Bank National of Paris, before moving to England to become a language assistant at South Cheshire College. Thence to Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, from where he was appointed assistant principal at St Brendan's in 2010. Approachable, bouncily enthusiastic and easy to talk to, Mr Jaffrain likes to have contact with and personal knowledge of his students, despite the size of the college, and to be at the centre of activity. Since arriving he has relentlessly pursued his aims of ‘developing concrete, working partnerships with other educational establishments, leading innovation and change, developing close ties with business and becoming an outstanding college focused on excellent quality in teaching and learning.' He has repositioned the college’s academic status by...
Special Education Needs
We have a learning support unit with one to one work rooms plus a drop in IT Centre for all, manned by Learning Support staff. 09-09 with
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired||Y|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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