I'm a Parent / Guardian
Throughout your son or daughter’s time at college, we will be dedicated to ensuring they get the best possible experience and are fully equipped to achieve their potential. At Petroc, we give students the opportunity to grow and develop as individuals, while offering the vital support and guidance to make them feel safe and valued. This was highlighted in our most recent Ofsted report, which described our safeguarding arrangements as ‘outstanding’.

We know students come to college to embark on a journey of independence but equally we understand that parents and carers want to be a part of it. This is why we go to great lengths to form a strong partnership between home and college.

To Parents/Guardians of Year 11s

If your child has applied to start at Petroc in September, you should have received a Parent App email from us. It will include your username and password, giving you access to MyPetroc. If you've not received this email, please do take a look in your junk mail. If you have any questions about the courses you child has applied for, please don't hesitate to contact our Advice & Guidance team on 01271 852422, or email guidancecentre@petroc.ac.uk.

Parent Portal App

The Parent Portal enables vital communication between you and Petroc. It is a secure, online facility which is quick and easy to use and we regularly communicate with over 2300 parents and guardians, who are already signed up. You can also download the Parent Portal as an App.

As a parent/guardian, you will have access to the Parent Portal, enabling you to view:

  • College application and interview details (including conditions of any offers made)
  • Attendance record and class timetable
  • Progress reviews/reports
  • Upcoming educational trips/visits which require your permission

You will also be able to:

  • Update your contact details
  • Make payments using our secure online system.

The Parent Portal Help Guide is your guide to registering for the Parent Portal.

If you would like to visit college we’d be more than happy to show you around and our expert team are always at the end of the phone to answer any questions you might have.

Get in contact via guidancecentre@petroc.ac.uk or call 01271 338125.

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