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Big Bear Bespoke Education Ltd       01483 894858 enquiriesbigbeareducation@outlook.com HOLISTIC. ACADEMIC. INVENTIVE. RELEVANTDiscover the joy of learning again  

Post 16? Re-take GCSE, take new GCSE, take A Levels, do life skills courses, get support into work (-:

Starting with the summer term we are dramatically increasing our GCSE and other exam offers. This is in direct response to a dramatic increase in requests for services 16 -19 as well as adult services. We are sadly meeting an increasing number of young people who have experienced placement breakdown in year 11 due to bullying, pressure or school issues. We are also meeting a large number of adults who were unable to complete their qualifications due to very high levels of anxiety and are now having difficulties knowing what they are going to do longer term as their anxiety needs have still not been dealt with and their qualifications are not in place.

 

 

We can accept privately funding students as well as students with an EHCP. Our new offer to LEAs (Surrey, Hampshire, West Sussex, Bracknell Forest) includes a whole section on supporting students with GCSE and life skills courses up to age 19 via EHCP funding, including GCSE re-takes or out of year qualifications and post 16 qualifications.

 

Students in Y10 / 11 attend sessions 13:00 onwards and we have group, 1:1 and 1:2 tuition taking place up to 17:30 pm each evening. This means that we can work with their registered school, or if they are at home they can be registered with an online school provision or A2E.

 

Younger students can also attempt GCSE and other qualifications early if they would like to. For home educating students this leaves the morning free for sports, other activities, work experience etc. Home educators tend to tackle GCSE with a mixed approach -private home tutors, parents taking the lead, online learning etc - and we are happy to liase with others if you are joining some group tuition slots with us or using our 1:1 tuition service. We are also able to offer in person support to those taking online GCSE courses and work with their contact tutor or help with assignments.

 

Once students turn they 16 can choose to join the Y12 / 13 plus groups if they would like to do so which run from 10:30 as these also have a GCSE focus, or students can choose to join higher level qualifications early. Students choose from the timetable of opportunities, designing their personal schedule - this can also include attendance at a college with our support; ideal for students with social anxiety. English, maths and lifeskills run continuously throughout the day so students can fit them easily into their schedule of other subjects.

 

 

Qualifications offer (Exams in these are available on site from Summer 2018. We can also tutor other subjects but you may need to take the exam elsewhere) :

 

Cambridge IGCSE Italian as a foreign language 0535  

OCR GCSE Spanish J732,JO32, J132

Cambridge IGCSE Music 0410 

OCR GCSE Drama (9-1) J316

OCR Citizenship Studies (9-1) J270

OCR GCSE Art and Design (9-1) - J170-J176

OCR GCSE (9-1) Twenty First Century Science Suite  (Biology, Physics and Chemistry) 3 x GCSE

OCR GCSE Business Studies - J253

OCR GCSE Applied Business: Single/Double Award - J213, J226   2 x GCSE

OCR GCSE Economics (9-1) J205

OCR GCSE Home Economics: Child Development - J441

OCR GCSE Computing - J275

OCR GCSE English Language (9-1) - J351

OCR GCSE Geography A (Geographical Themes) (9-1) - J383

OCR GCSE Media Studies - J526 / J200 (9-1)

OCR GCSE Physical Education (9-1) - J587  - taught off site

OCR GCSE Mathematics (9-1) - J560

PEARSON /Edexcel IGCSE history 4HI1

PEARSON/ Edexcel Music Technology BTEC National  

 

Advanced Level

Accounting OCR HO11

Art & Design H200 / H600

Business studies HO30 / H430

Drama and Theatre H059 / H459

 

Tuition & well-being services  for ages 16 +

 

open 10:00 - 15:30 week days

(Exam centre opens at 8:30 am)

Choose the session slots you want and design your own timetable of therapy, 1:1 tuition, small group tuition. Work alongside a college or home study course.

Tuition & well-being services for ages 8 -15 years   open 

13:00 - 17:30 week days

We are closed in the mornings to allow you to potentially access 4 hours of registered school provision per day

WEEKEND SERVICES STARTING IN THE SUMMER

Morning support and social groups for parents.

We are an Open Access provider.

Data protection - we reserve the right to share your data with legal and debt collection services if you fail to make payment; other than that all data is never shared with third parties.

CHILDCARE VOUCHERS UPDATE

LIKE MANY TUITION / THERAPY CENTRES WE ARE NOT REGISTERED WITH OFSTED UNDER EDUCATION. WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY A REGISTERED SCHOOL, ALTHOUGH WE ARE MAKING AN APPLICATION TO BECOME ONE. WE THEREFORE ONLY OFFER LIMITED HOURS. WE WERE REGISTERED WITH OFSTED ON THE VOLUNTARY REGISTER FOR CHILDCARE, HOWEVER  WE NO LONGER TAKE CHILDCARE VOUCHERS AS OF 16/05 WHEN WE CEASED OFSTED VOLUNTARY REGISTRATION. WE CEASED VOLUNTARY REGISTRATION TEMPORARILY AS WE ARE CHANGING OUR NAME BOTH FOR THE EXAM CENTRE AND FOR ONCE WE BECOME A SCHOOL (AIMING FOR JANUARY) .WE WILL THEN BE REGISTERED WITH OFSTED ONCE MORE UNDER 'EDUCATION' RATHER THAN CHILDCARE. IN THE MEANTIME IF YOU HAVE A SAFEGUARDING CONCERN WE ARE INSPECTED BY THE LEA AND FOLLOW THE SAME PROCEDURES AS IN SCHOOLS. OUR POLICIES ARE CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW TO REFLECT THIS CHANGE BUT WE CAN NOT OFFER 'SCHOOL HOURS' UNTIL THIS PROCESS IS COMPLETE; YOU CAN REGISTER INTEREST HOWEVER AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU IN JANUARY IF WE HAVE ACHIEVED SCHOOL STATUS.

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