Section 2 – Local Colleges with SEND provision

Local Colleges with SEND Provision such as supported learning or foundation learning

Depending on if you sit GCSEs or not you could go to sixth form. Each sixth form has its own entry requirements, but most ask for Grades 4 or 5 and above in mainstream schools. Many special schools also have their own sixth forms if you are currently educated in a special school.

Other options include going to a college and, depending on what level you are at, you have the option to study various different levels and courses including supported learning or foundation courses. Colleges also offer entry-level courses and courses ranging from Level 1 to 3. Check out the individual colleges and sixth forms to find out more details. Below are some colleges that offer foundation courses and supported learning courses for those pupils educated in special schools. They also offer entry level and courses starting from Level 1 upwards.

Sandwell College

Find out how Sandwell College supports pupils with special needs or disabilities and the courses they offer including supported learning.

Learners With Disabilities – Sandwell College

What is Foundation Learning video

Dudley College

Find out about Dudley College’s Step Up programme, independent living and transition courses below.

Dudley College | Courses | Full-Time

Kickstart Your Career video

Walsall College

Find out about Walsall College supported learning courses below.

Walsall College’s Supported Learning Courses

SEND Provision and Support at Walsall College video

Halesowen College

At Halesowen College The Learning Support Team can support you, whatever course you’re on, working with your current Educational Health Care Plan. Find out about Halesowen College supported learning courses below.

Halesowen College

Discover Halesowen College video

Wolverhampton College

The Futures Programme is aimed at young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and/or an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Find out more details below.

Futures – City of Wolverhampton College

WolvColl Futures Virtual Q&A Session video

South Staffs College

Find out how about supported learning pathways at South Staffordshire College below.

South Staffs College offer

Why choose Step Up video

BMet College

Find out about the Foundation Learning courses and Skills for Life below.

Foundation Learning (Skills For Life) – Vocational Course – BMet

Foundation Learning at Matthew Boulton College video

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