Parents & Carers | Bridgwater & Taunton College

We understand that the transition to further education is a big step – but rest assured, we’re here to help!

Below, you will find everything you need to know as a Parent and/or Carer, and can access our Parents & Carers FAQ section at the bottom of the page.

Careers Advice

Find out about how the Careers Team in College can help your young person plan their career path, and about online resources that can help.

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Scholarships and Specialist Bursaries

Find out more about financial support, including bursaries, funding for free meals, and scholarships.

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Support and Welfare

We know that young people may struggle with issues outside College that create obstacles to learning. Find out more here about support for health, mental health and wellbeing.

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Term Dates

The key dates for the current and next academic year.

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Food and Drink

BTC is proud to employ its own catering team and offer a range of different outlets, including Costa at every campus. We seek value for money, see the Student Finance section for information about bursaries and click here for Meal cards.

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BTC Advantage

At BTC, we help young people to develop, flourish, and grow as well as learn their chosen topic. Find out more here about how we support personal development, behaviour and attitudes.

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Chaplaincy

Chaplains on each campus support students and staff faith and non-faith needs and offer spaces for worship or reflection.

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Transport

Please find information about various ways to get to the Campuses at Bridgwater & Taunton College.

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How can you help?

As a parent or carer, you can make a real difference to a young person’s chance of success at College. Please work in partnership with us to help young people achieve the best they can.

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Enrichment

BTC offers a wide range of Academies, Clubs and Societies, Sports, the Duke of Edinburgh scheme and opportunities to become a Student Class Rep or member of the Student Union.

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Behaviour and Expectations

BTC seeks to encourage behaviour that would be appropriate in professional environments. Please take time to read our Professional Expectations which we expect of all students and staff.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It's not unusual to have lots of questions, have a look here at some of the frequently asked questions.

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