It is our intention for parents of current students to be able to access any generic documents that have been sent home either by email or through the students.
If we’ve missed anything please contact Laurina Rushworth.
Remember that you can report absences by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org - remember to include both the student's name and if possible their student ID number.
Absences should be advised each day.
Emails from SSFC and ProPortal
Due to the way that many mail providers operate, it is possible that emails received from the college and ProPortal will be automatically filed in your junk/spam/clutter folders. We would ask therefore that you check those folders for updates from the @ssfc.ac.uk address. If it is the case that this is happening, you will need to take appropriate action so that your mail provider treats the @ssfc.ac.uk or ProPortal address as 'safe' and not 'junk' mail. If you have any queries, please contact Laurina Rushworth. Should you wish to be removed from our mailing lists, please be aware that you will receive no communications at all, including absence texts. Should this be something you wish to instigate, please contact Sam Hand.
Year 2 Assessment Week
A reminder that Year 2 Assessment Week takes place between 6-10 March. Students will have a mock exam in any subject where they are sitting a formal written examination in the summer. The exams will take place in the Examinations Suite on the Lower Ground Floor of the English Bridge Campus.
A timetable of the exams is now available on Examinations Moodle and individual timetables are available to download. Students will be expected in lessons as normal in sessions where they are not sitting an exam.
We have recently contacted all those students for whom we do not have PARENT email contact details. This information is important to allow us to keep you up to date with college information and reminders. Please keep the Admin Team advised if your contact details change.
ParentPay is an e-payment system that allows you to pay for items at college including college fund. You should have received a letter from the college outlining how you can access ParentPay. If you haven't, please email the college on email@example.com quoting ParentPay and your son/daughter’s student id in the subject bar.
You can pay for trips and visits; book deposits, printer credits etc at the Student Finance Desk. The preferred method of payment is by the online e-payments system Parentpay. You can also pay by credit/debit card at the Student Finance Desk (English Bridge Campus) or via by calling the college and speaking with Wendy Griffiths during its opening hours which are 10 – 1.30 pm daily.
Once you have registered onto the system, you can see a ‘shop’ of items that can be purchased. Note that all college resources are listed, not only those relevant to your son/daughter. You should have received from each subject notification of what purchases are suggested to support your son/daughters course. If you have any queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ParentPay and your son/daughter’s student id in the subject bar.
ProPortal is a student information system that allows parents/guardians to view student progress, attendance and other information held at college. Parents/guardians are required to register for an account.
Please click here for instructions on how to register on ProPortal. To go to ProPortal please click here. This process involves some manual data checking so any account requests made after 5pm on Friday will not be actioned until the following Monday. Click here for details on how to use ProPortal.
Travelling from Wales?
The Welsh Government have a discounted travel scheme providing people living in Wales aged 16, 17 and 18 with 1/3 discount off their bus travel. The pass itself is free of charge. For more information and to apply, please go to https://mytravelpass.gov.wales/en/.
The College’s reporting response to student absence from lessons is via a text messaging system which is designed to inform you if your son or daughter misses any college commitments. An automated text will be sent to your agreed mobile number after 3.30pm on any day where a commitment is missed (and we have not received a contact from you before the lesson begins to explain the absence).
You are welcome to contact the college, following receipt of a text, where routine information eg. which lessons your son or daughter was absent from can be provided by our Admin Team and, if a more detailed discussion is needed, they will put you in touch with the appropriate Student Support Tutor. Please be aware that college opening times are 8.00 am to 4.30 pm.
If the college is closed unexpectedly due to severe weather or other any other incident, notification will be made via Radio Shropshire, college website, Parent Portal, Moodle and social media (if appropriate).
It is vital that the college has up to date contact details for the students and their primary contacts. If a student signs out during the college day for any reason, college policy is that the primary contact for the student is contacted. If you have changed your address, telephone number, email address or mobile number please contact us. Please include the Student ID No in the email.
Summer Exam Timetable
Click here to view the provisional summer 2017 exam timetable.
Exam Board Websites
Shropshire Safeguarding Board
Click here to go to the Shropshire Safeguarding Board website