School leaver

Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course Location: Course Type:
September 1 year Entry Full-Time Bede Campus Full-time Vocational Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

Flexible, supported programmes tailored to young people. It is an integrated approach to education, designed to be delivered to learners with learning difficulties/learning disabilities, behaviour and emotional problems and historical disengagement from school.

No formal entry requirements.

Learners are initially assessed when joining the programme in all relevant areas, from that point an individual programme will be developed to suit their individual needs and goals.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

Our Foundation Learning Programme offers flexible and unique programmes to support young people’s development leading to:

• Further study in College

• Employment

• Voluntary and community activities

• Independent/supported living

What’s next?

Learners will improve their skills and understanding in relation to those areas that act as a barrier to progression into further study, employment and positive engagement in the community.

These include:

• Personal Skills

• Social Skills

• Maths

• English

• Communication skills (verbal/non-verbal/ICT)

• Employability skills – including the relevance of work/positive impact of work/awareness of agencies who

can support with finding and maintaining work

• Independent living and life

• Confidence

• Self-awareness

• Making choices

• Target setting – reaching targ

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93.1% of our students have progressed to further study, university of employment.

(*Based on 16-18 year olds destination data, 2019/20 academic year)

Why choose Sunderland College?

100% overall A-Level pass rate

Summer 2021

97.4% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study.  

Destination data for Sunderland College 2019/20, Apprentice completers. 

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