Information for current parents

Learning Zone Resources

Our Learning Zone contains plenty of resources to support parents of WESC Foundation students who are currently supporting remote learning.

COVID-19 Testing

Privacy Notice (COVID-19) – Students
Frequently Asked Questions – COVID-19 Testing

Absence from School or College

If your child is going to be absent from School or College then please telephone 01392 454298. You can also email our Education team.

If you would like to request authorised absence from School or College for your child then please complete a Student Absence Request Form and forward it to your child’s Tutor.


Here at WESC Foundation our first duty is to keep our young people safe. We are committed to safeguarding and aim to create a culture of vigilance.

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and Procedures
Adults at Risk Protection Policy and Procedures

Safeguarding Team

Mark Hutchinson is the Head of Safeguarding and Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads

Marc Phillips
Matt Smith
Emma Lyall
Catherine Scott Baker
Helen Jenkins

Designated Safeguarding Persons

Jane Beveridge
Hazel Browning
Richard Ellis
Niki Tansley
Rowan White
Katherine Weir

Key contact information

The Safeguarding Team is contactable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling 07980 735731  (or ring 7000 from a WESC Foundation landline).

School and College Term Dates

Summer Term 2021

Half Term Monday 31st May until Friday 4th June 2021
End of Term Thursday 22nd July 2021
Staff Training Friday 23rd July 2021

Autumn Term 2021

Staff Training Friday 3rd and Monday 6th September 2021 (School and College closed)
Start of Term Tuesday 7th September 2021
Half Term Monday 25th until Friday 29th October 2021
End of Term Thursday 16th December 2021
Staff Training Friday 17th December 2021 (School and College closed)

Spring Term 2022

Start of Term Tuesday 4th January 2022
Half Term Monday 21st until Friday 25th February 2022
End of Term Thursday 7th April 2022
Staff Training Friday 8th April 2022

Summer Term 2022

Start of Term Monday 25th April 2022
Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May 2022
Half Term Monday 30th May until Friday 3rd June 2022
Bank Holiday Thursday 2nd June & Friday 3rd June 2022
End of term Thursday 21st July 2022
Staff Training Friday 22nd July 2022