Q: What is COVID-19?
John Dalton, our Vice-Principal and Head of Science at David Game College has put together an article focusing on the biology of the virus. You can read this in more detail here.
Q: Are you currently running any online courses?
Yes! We are aware that some of you may be looking for more niche tuition and extra support with home tutoring. With that in mind we are now offering online A level & GCSE tuition in a variety of subjects.You can apply online here.
Q: When will the College be opening?
A: Following a detailed risk assessment, the College has produced a Policy Guidance document to ensure a COVID-19 safe and secure working environment for all students, staff and visitors to the College. The College intends to reopen for the new academic term and will make adjustments based on the government advice. The Policy Guidance is a consultative document and subject to change depending on prevailing scientific advice.
David Game College takes the safety of all those who visit and work within the College extremely seriously. This Policy Guidance document has been approved (as a working document) by our Advisory Governance Board and will be implemented from August onward.
Q: Are you still accepting applications for September 2020 enrolment?
Yes, we are still accepting applications for September 2020 and January 2021 start.
Q: Are you still accepting international students?
Yes, we still are accepting, and will continue to accept EEA/Non-EEA applications for our courses. Since its foundation, David Game College has attracted students from all over the world. It is a truly international and multi-cultural education community.
The College has a Tier 4 Sponsor status from the UKVI and participates with the top universities in promoting the quality and diversity of British higher education. Visa students will not be affected in any way by Brexit.
If any changes are made to our admissions process, up-to-date information will be published on our website.
Q: How can I apply?
Our application process remains unaffected. You can apply online via our website. All accompanying documents are still being accepted electronically and our admissions team is still conducting online interviews. You can begin your application process by applying online here.
Q: Can I visit the College?
We are now taking appointments for you to tour the College and meet our Senior Leadership Team. Bookings for these will need to be made in advance. Tours will be carried out on a 1-2-1 basis with additional social-distancing and safety measures in place. For GCSE enquiries, our Open Day will be held on Tuesday 4th August, and for A level our Open Day will be held on Wednesday 5th August. To book an appointment for either of these dates, please complete the form on our Open Day page here.
If you would like to take a virtual tour of the college to see some of our facilities. Please take a look here.
Q: What happens if the College is not able to re-open in September 2020?
In the event that David Game College is unable to re-open in September 2020 all our classes will be held virtually until we are able to re-open or alternatively you will be given the opportunity to defer your course until January 2021.
Q: How will my current grades be calculated now exams are cancelled?
Teachers' predictions for A-levels, AS-levels and GCSEs in England will be based on the evidence available - such as previous exam results, tests, homework, coursework, mock exams.
Q: When will I receive my A level & GCSE results?
A-level results will be published on 13 August and GCSEs on 20 August.
Q: Can I contact my teacher or personal tutor for advice?
All teachers will be using their school email address and will be contactable through the school office. In particular, the Heads of Year will be available through email; GCSE firstname.lastname@example.org and AS /A level email@example.com will be available should you have any concerns.
In the midst of a crisis none of us have ever faced or imagined, there is a spirit in the College that demonstrates the true spirit of resilience and hope. Finally, we thank you all, as parents, for your calmness and support throughout this process. Please be reassured that we endeavour to everything possible to ensure that your child gets access to the best advice and guidance through this difficult time.