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Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

LRC

Located on the second floor of our Main Campus building, our Learning Resource Centre’s goal is to support all students and staff by providing a high quality, friendly information service.

Our LRC is at the forefront of supporting independent study; an essential skill to have as you navigate life. Tailored with our students and staff in mind, our Learning Resource Centre is stocked with a whole host of study books, specialist literature, support texts, DVD’s to loan, computer and photocopying facilities as well as individual and group study areas; KCLRC is your first point of call for research or a quiet place to work.

RESOURCES

KCLRC has a vast range of resources and facilities for you to utilise during your time here:-

  • Drop-in computer facility
  • Internet and extensive online resources
  • Individual/group study space
  • Multimedia resources
  • Online catalogue search
  • Self-service photocopying
  • Careers library
  • Access to the #TeamKC e-book collection
  • Research, help and advice

WORKSHOPS

With monthly recommended reads, topical display boards and regular workshops, the LRC also regularly runs workshops to help with:

  • Assignments
  • Career choices
  • Study skills

OPENING TIMES

 

 

 

If you would like to find out more, you can contact KCLRC on 01562 512096 or e-mail: lrc@kidderminster.ac.uk

TO ALL OUR ENGLISH AND MATHS STUDENTS

Thank you for all your hard work this year and your continued efforts in very unusual circumstances. We do hope you feel well supported by the College in this period of home learning.

We have now heard from the official body Ofqual about how your GCSE exam grades in English and maths will be determined. This is explained in this STANDARD LETTER and we would encourage you all to read it, and to share it with your parents/carers where appropriate.

Your grades will be based on your classroom work and assessments completed since September and your progress reviews to date. They will also be guided by your English or maths tutor, who knows you best and knows how hard you’ve worked. Very specific guidance will be followed by the teachers in this respect to ensure consistency across the country.

Your English and maths tutors will continue to be in touch with you, and to set work, up to the point when grades are to be submitted and you should continue to work on your English and maths until this point.

It may be tempting to ask your teacher or tutor about your potential grades or about the work that they will be doing to determine them, HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD NOT DO SO. They will not be able to discuss this with you, and the grades will be confidential and subject to Ofqual processes and checks before the release date in the summer.

Once the grades have been released in the summer anyone unhappy with their result will have the opportunity to appeal.

Please refer back to our UPDATES page for any FAQ’s you may have.

#TeamKC