Supported Learning

We believe that everyone should be given the opportunity to achieve success through education. Our Supported Learning department welcomes students with a variety of moderate, severe, and profound learning difficulties and disabilities.

Our programmes are individually tailored and are taught in realistic working environments in a creative and imaginative way. By conducting effective and continuous assessments, we offer a personalised learning programme delivered in realistic settings.

Although lessons are delivered within the department, students are integrated into mainstream College life through shared facilities such as the College canteen, Student Union, gym and the Learning Centre. The College also has number of facilities used by Supported Learning, which include: IT suites, classrooms equipped with disability software, Opti-Music facilities, interactive whiteboards and accessible kitchens.

There are no formal entry requirements. However, a desire to improve independent living skills or progress into employment is required.

We are committed to providing education of the highest quality for everyone and believe that everybody has the potential to study, whatever their ability or background.

View our Local Offer

The Local Offer sets out all provisions relating to education, health and care that young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, their parents and carers can access in order to meet the needs stated in their Education, Health and Care Plan.

Next steps

Possible options for progression to employment include:

Hospitality and Catering Horticulture
Office Administration IT
Retail Performing Arts