Each lesson is 1 hours and 35 minutes, but there will be study periods throughout the day. Not all lessons will be back to back like in school.
There is no uniform and you can express your own style as long as it is appropriate.
Franklin needs to ensure we know who our students and staff are, and that we are safeguarded against people from outside the college entering the site.
Basic stationery such as pens, pencils, paper and a folder. Each course may have additional equipment expectations, such as calculators and textbooks. Our art-based courses may require you to bring a camera.
Lunch is 40 minutes, from 12.25-13.05pm.
You can receive up to £3.50 per day.
There is a bursary for eligible students to assist with costs such as travel, meals, trips and equipment.
You can take 3 subjects if these are single choices, 1 double vocational course and another single-choice subject, or 1 triple course.
Yes, the college provides free Wi-Fi. We will supply you with a passcode.
Progress Coaches and our Careers Adviser will help and advise you. They will also assist you in writing your personal statement.
Holidays are not expected to be taken during term time; attendance is linked to achievement, so this is not advised.
Subject tutors can send work for you to complete at home if you are able.
This information can be found on the college website.
You can buy hot and cold food at the Buzz and Frankies. You may bring in a packed lunch, but not hot food from other outlets.
Visit our study areas, the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) or the Buzz to complete homework and independent study. Alternatively, there are a range of other areas in which you can socialise with friends.
If you are unsure about a subject, please talk to your Progress Coach as soon as possible.
Franklin offers a fresh start and we expect you to be a good self-manager. We are preparing you for your progression onto university or employment, so we expect you to be mature, independent and hard working.
The day begins at 9am and ends at 4.20pm.
The expectation is that you will complete at least 3 hours of work per week outside the class for each subject.
Yes, there are a fantastic range of sporting opportunities, including our football, netball and rugby teams. Sport takes place on Wednesday afternoons.
Yes, there is free travel if you are eligible, and we provide many different bus routes across the Lincolnshire area. More information can be found here.
Yes, the LRC and college will remain open outside of teaching hours and during holidays to allow you to study.
Yes, lockers are available for a £10 deposit per year.
All students will have a Progress Coach, who is the main point of contact in college, can liaise with subject areas and make any necessary referrals depending on the problem or concern.
Yes, but ensure the hours do not interfere with college time and that you have a proper college/work balance, so that all your college work can be completed on time and to a high standard.
Yes, we offer tutorials on CV writing and interview skills.
You can apply to the Franklin Professional Employability Programme to enhance your employability skills and prospects through work experience. Many vocational courses also offer workplace opportunities as part of your study.
Yes, you can get a planner to help organise your time and workload.
Yes, there is a college shop which sells any basic stationery you will need.
Talk to any member of staff. We are helpful, approachable and supportive.
We offer a range of enrichment opportunities, from trips to exciting destinations such as New York, London, Rome, Poland, London, York and Euro Disney to visits to places like Alton Towers, Harry Potter World, university open days and lots more.