We now offer online and telephone counselling appointments – download our referral form to book a slot


Health and Wellbeing Support During the College Shutdown

Look after yourself and stay connected. It’s really important that you look after your wellbeing and the College is here to help.

The Mentor Team will be working remotely and you can contact them on…

Steve Taylor – 07557 319432


Anne Wise – 07796 708225


Everton Green – 07786 113995


Gordon Leigh – 07786 113903

Gordon.leigh@stokecoll.ac.uk (limited access)

Lucy Shore – 07786 114029



You can also contact Claire Oliver – Learner Safeguarding and Wellbeing Coordinator on 07786 113845 or email claire.oliver@stokecoll.ac.uk

If you would like to contact the College Counselling Team to arrange a telephone or video call please email counselling@stokecoll.ac.uk

A Daily schedule you might like to follow whilst you are away from college…


Time Activity Ideas
09:00 Breakfast https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/recipes
09:30 Be active!
  • Go for a walk
  • Go for a bike ride
  • Take the dog for a walk
  • Try yoga or mindfulness activities


10:30 Learning
  • Log onto CANVAS
  • Check your College email
12:00 Connect Use technology and connect with friends and family
12:30 Lunch https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/recipes
13:30 Learning
  • Log onto CANVAS
  • Check your College email
15:00 Reflect and Relax
  • Read a book
  • Do a puzzle
  • Play a game
  • Have a nap


16:00 Connect Use technology and connect with friends and family
16:30 Learning
  • Log onto CANVAS
  • Check your College email
18:00 Dinner https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/recipes


Many Celebrities are offering FREE sessions at this time that you might find useful to fit into your daily plan:

9.00am – PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
10.00am – Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com
11.00am – English with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
12.00pm – Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/
1.00pm – Music with Myleene Klass https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ
1.30pm – Dance with Darcey Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065
2.00pm – History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
4.00pm – Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks

Need more ideas?  Visit 50 Fun Activities to do During Social Distancing for more inspiration!

Are you unsure how to deal with a situation?

Is there a decision you need to make?

Is something making your life difficult?

Are you struggling to cope?

Do you want some help?

No problem is too big or too small.

The Stoke on Trent Counselling Service is available to all students.  This is a confidential service and offers you time and space for you to talk, think about and explore the problems that are concerning you. The counsellor will listen and help support you to reach the decisions that are right for you.

How to book an appointment

We now offer online and telephone counselling appointments – download our referral form to book a slot

Phone us on 01782 208208 and ask for extension 3430 or contact us via email counselling@stokecoll.ac.uk

Student Mentoring Service

Mentors in each directorate are passionate about engaging with learners in innovative and diverse ways.  The Mentors lift the barriers to learning by providing support in a variety of ways, including 1-2-1 sessions, group work, workshops and referals to outside support agencies.

Mentors help and support young people and adults with issues that affect them, both inside and outside of college, including:  Social Skills, Money and Time Management, Housing, Self Esteem and Confidence Building, Careers, Emotional Awareness, Relationships, Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Sexual Health and much more!

For further information contact one of the College Learning Support and Mentoring teams on Tel 01782 603563, minicom 01782 603508, fax 01782 603719, SMS Text 07786 113933 or via email LSTeam@stokecoll.ac.uk


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