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Tom Snelgrove

Director of Learner Experience and Partnerships
07388 387881 
tom.snelgrove@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Caring and Understanding
  • Honesty 
  • Logical thinking 
  • Resourceful 
  • Respectful 
  • My competitive nature

What is important to me?

  • My Family 
  • Colleagues 
  • Making a difference
  • Running, swimming, and cycling- staying healthy 
  • Watching any sport
  • Being the best version of me

Julia Green

Additional Learning Needs Coordinator
01554 748232
julia.green@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Supportive and caring

  • Organised and reliable

  • Conscientious and hard working

  • Creative thinker and good problem solver

  • Resilient and resourceful

What is important to me?

  • Providing an inclusive and person-centred learning experience for ALN learners

  • Continuing to learn new knowledge, especially in relation to additional learning needs and inclusive education

  • Cooking and trying new recipes

  • My family, our farm and animals, especially my dog

  • Reading literature and watching a good film

  • Avid Scarlets and Wales rugby supporter

  • Walking and exercise for positive wellbeing

Jamie Davies

Wellbeing Manager
01554 748305
jamie.davies@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • International man of mystery

  • Honest and direct

  • Supportive

  • Good sense of humour

  • Genuinely care for others’ wellbeing and put them first

What is important to me?

  • Family

  • Colleagues

  • Making sure ALL learners get the support they need in ALL aspects of college life

  • Walking (particularly up mountains)

  • Music

  • Rugby and football

  • Learning more about my local history (Amman Valley)

Brian Nabney

Learning Support Coordinator
01970 639700
brian.nabney@ceredigion.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Friendly

  • Good sense of humour

  • Easy to get on with

  • Innovative

  • Empathetic

  • Flexible

  • I always try to accommodate the needs of the student

What is important to me?

  • Composing and performing music

  • Languages 

  • I am an avid Ulster Rugby Supporter

  • I am a keen Leeds Rhinos and Leeds United supporter

  • I love Denmark and everything Danish

Darren Sykes-Wilks

Learning Support Coordinator
01239 612032
darren.sykes-wilks@ceredigion.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Understanding and approachable

  • Helpful and friendly

  • Hard working, dedicated and organised

  • A great friend and a good listener

What is important to me?

  • Helping others and feeling that I have contributed to making a difference in their lives

  • Knowing I’ve done the best I could

  • Welsh Rugby – C’mon Cymru!

  • Dysgu Cymraeg / Learning Welsh

  • I enjoy spending time outdoors – with our horses, gardening, hill walking, sea and surf kayaking and climbing

Laura Main

Learning Support Coordinator
01554 748325
laura.main@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Bubbly and friendly 

  • Honest and committed 

  • Easy to get on with 

  • Creative thinker

  • Organised

What is important to me?

  • The learners that I support are very important to me. I want them to reach their potential whilst studying at Coleg Sir Gar

  • Increasing my knowledge about different additional learning needs so I can support learners and the staff who teach them

  • I am learning Welsh; it is important to me that I practice using Welsh every day

  • Exercising, particularly mountain biking, skateboarding, running and swimming

  • Hanging out with my dog

Andrea Graydon

Learning Support Coordinator
01554 748584
andrea.graydon@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Positive and optimistic

  • Imaginative and innovative 

  • Calm and considerate 

  • Friendly with a sense of humour

  • Efficient and organised

  • Flexible thinker

What is important to me?

  • Getting to know our learners well so we can support you in settling into college, in becoming as independent as possible and having the best experience 

  • Learning a variety of new skills inside and outside college, such as new developments in ALN, emerging tech or tap dancing and new languages

  • Travelling with my family, especially visiting new places in the UK and abroad

  • Spending time outside, especially walking by the coast with friends 

  • Live theatre and music!

Andrea Sykes

Learning Support Coordinator
01554 748080
andrea.sykes@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Kind and caring

  • Positive and practical 

  • Willing to give things a go and help

  • Supportive and a good team player

  • Motivated and conscientious

What is important to me?

  • My lovely family

  • Being in nature as often as I can

  • Regular walks with my dog down the beach

  • Good food 

  • To feel like I’m making a difference to learners and staff I work with

  • Learning new things and having new experiences

  • To be the best I can be at what I do

Alison Howell

Learning Support Coordinator
01554 748232
alison.howell@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Kind and supportive

  • Empathetic

  • Good listener

  • Sense of humour

  • Calm and friendly

What is important to me?

  • Spending time with my family and friends 

  • Walking my dog on the beach

  • My garden

  • To create a happy workplace

  • To put students at the heart of everything

  • Enabling students to achieve their best results

  • To create an inclusive learning environment

Jayne Hicks

Transition Officer
01554 748232
jayne.hicks@colegsirgar.ac.uk

What people like about me?

  • Positive and friendly

  • Creative and imaginative 

  • Driven and conscientious 

  • Open minded

  • Honest and diligent

  • Problem solver

  • Multitasker 

  • Hard working 

  • Keen eye for detail

What is important to me?

  • Spending time with my family and friends

  • Enjoying our wonderful coastline and countryside

  • Health and wellness 

  • My passion for education and helping others

  • Learning new skills

  • Cooking

  • All things art and design - getting creative and inspired

  • Visiting galleries, exhibitions and events

  • Travelling, exploring and hiking in new places

  • Enjoy live music

  • Happiness