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    • Study Support

      Welcome to the Study Support Team!

      At NPTC Group we strive to give our students the best support available so that they can reach their full potential. You can access a variety of support, including our SpLD Lecturer, Format Adaptation Officer and Study Skills Coaches. We also have more specialist support from our SpLD Co-ordinator and Sensory and Assistive Technology Co-ordinator.

      Let's meet the team.

      Assistant Manager: Study Support

      The Assistant Manager: Study Support coordinate the study support of students with Additional Learning Needs. Looking at Learning and Skills Plans, they will coordinate the overall study support package available to students and provide advice and guidance where needed. For more information, please contact:

      Assistant Manager: Study Support (South) 01639 648075

      Assistant Manager: Study Support (North) 0845 4086 295

      SpLD Lecturer

      Our SpLD Lecturer assesses students with Specific Learning Difficulties, including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and ADHD. They will carry out assessments for Access Arrangements, Reasonable Adjustments and Special Consideration for exams. Working with students and staff, they will plan an Individual Learning Plan as well as offer one-to-one sessions to support students.

      Essential Skills & SpLD Co-coordinator

      Working across the Group to organises SpLD support for students, the Essential Skills and SpLD Coordinator also has responsibility for the WEST screening tool. If you have any questions or want more information, please get in touch on 01639 648074

      Sensory & Assistive Technology Coordinator

      Providing support to students with sensory difficulties, the Sensory and Assistive Technology Coordinator offers support strategies to enable student to succeed with the correctly sourced software and/or hardware. They can also identify and provide assistive technology to students who require and additional support. This is a cross college role. If you'd like more information, please contact us on 01639 648074

      Format Adaptation Officer

      The College will continue to provide support to tutors and students through providing adapted printed materials. If you need a bigger text size, different font style or coloured paper, please let us know and this can be provided for you. Call us on 01639 648074 for more details.

      Study Skills Coach

      Delivering one-to-one and group sessions, the Study Skills Coaches are on hand to help develop your academic skills and provide strategies for learning. Situated on each campus, the Coaches work with teaching staff, personal tutors and Student Services to ensure that students are supported with at college. To arrange an appointment with your Study Skills Coach, please email us on studyskillscoach@nptcgroup.ac.uk

      If you have any further enquiries, please call us on 01639 648071

      • Study Skills Coach Contacts

        Sabrina Begum

        Afan Campus

        All schools


        Rebecca Conway

        Neath Campus

        CIT, FDS


        Siobhan Cooze

        Neath & Swansea Campus



        Amanda Cruse

        Newtown Campus

        All schools


        Cathryn Evans

        Brecon & Pontardawe Campus

        All schools


        Erika Jones

        Newtown Campus

        All schools


        Deborah Moriarty

        Neath & Llandarcy

        CHA, BES, SPS


        Donna Watson

        Neath Campus



        Sally-Ann Williams

        Neath Campus

        BTM, CVP, ENG


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