Abbey College, Abbey Road, Hollow Lane, Ramsey Cambridgeshire PE26 1DG

Learning Support

The aim of the Learning Support Department is to support all students to access the curriculum, enabling them to achieve their true potential. We offer a variety of extra support to target students with specific learning difficulties to overcome their barriers to learning. In addition all students might be offered support to develop their skills to become a lifelong learner.

If you feel your child would benefit from more support, please contact the learning support team either by phoning 01487 812352 or emailing

The full requirements on schools regarding SEN can be found in the Children and Families Act 2014.

Miss Jessica Davey SENCo
  SEND Support Coordinator

Welfare Support

What Is A Young Carer?

Do you help to look after someone in your family who has a mental or physical illness, disability or is dependent on drugs or alcohol?

Do you offer emotional and practical support and take on tasks that are usually done by an adult?

If so, you are a Young Carer and you are not alone. There is plenty of support out there for you.


Support available:

  • Referrals for practical help
  • Counselling
  • Homework support
  • Someone to chat to

For further information please contact Mrs Peattie Young Carers Champion:

01487 811761 or





Abbey College promotes awareness and understanding, displaying commitment to ensuring all LGBTQ+ people are rightfully granted a safe, comfortable and happy experience during their time at school and beyond.

All school staff are trained to support and advise students or parents on LGBTQ+ topics. Our Welfare Department includes specialist staff to offer more individual support. The school have an LGBTQ+ Champion, Mrs Peattie, who is part of the Welfare Team.

Abbey College staff and governors have a legal duty to ensure all forms of bullying, including homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, are tackled under the Education and Inspections Act 2006.

Support Available:

  • 1-2-1 conversations with trained staff
  • Tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic behaviour and language
  • Referrals to specialist organisations

Our current focus is raising the profile of LGBT and the Pride Group, supporting young people and providing information for staff, students and parents.

Pride Club

Pride Club is on every Thursday after school in IT01 to all year groups. It provides a safe, non-judgemental community for everyone to chat, have fun, access support and hear stories from other LGBTQ+ young people. We are proud to be promoting inclusivity and raising the profile of LGBTQ+ young people.

For further information please contact Mrs Peattie LGBTQA+ Champion:

01487 811761 or