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Latest COVID-19 Announcements

Latest COVID-19 Announcements

The following information details how Franklin Sixth Form College is adhering to the latest Government guidelines regarding COVID-19.

Please visit this section of our website to ensure you are accessing the latest guidance and announcements we make.

For a copy of our latest risk assessment regarding COVID-19 and the return of on-site learning, please click here

For the latest Government Guidance on Testing and reporting COVID-19 symptoms please click here

Please find our latest Student announcement here regarding:

  • Our planned ‘Basket of Assessment Evidence’ to inform the grades awarded to students completing this year, and the assessments coming up
  • Looking after yourself
  • End of year key dates for your diary
  • A Franklin memento for students leaving us in the Summer
  • Transport – College buses next term
  • Employer engagement/work experience opportunities

Please see below for our latest Coronavirus safety measures and to see how we are ensuring the safety of our students in College. 

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The DfE has a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Where to find the latest Information: 

Information and Advice for All Franklin SFC Students/Parents/Carers Letter

Click here

Updates on COVID-19:

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:

Advice about self-isolation:

If you are worried about your symptoms or those of a relative or colleague, please call NHS 111.  


• Find the latest communications issued to parents/carers & students here.

• To ensure both students and staff safety upon their return to the College site, we have undertaken a very detailed risk assessment. You can view our two-part risk assessment by clicking here & here

For the latest government guidance on COVID-19 for FE colleges and providers please click here

Below is a video of our Principal, Peter Kennedy speaking to BBC News regarding Franklin Sixth Form College's committed approach to keeping students and staff safe.  

Please continue to check back for more information on how Franklin Sixth Form College continues to follow government guidance to ensure staff and students safety. 

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Will there be someone to help me if I have a problem at college?

Yes. Individual and small group tutorials are an essential part of your College programme. During that time, you will be able to approach your Progress Coach with any problem

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