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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.
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
Find out about Dudley College’s Step Up programme, independent living and transition courses below.
Dudley College | Courses | Full-Time
Find out about Walsall College supported learning courses below.
Walsall College’s Supported Learning Courses
SEND Provision and Support at Walsall College video
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.
Discover Halesowen College video
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.
Find out about the Foundation Learning courses and Skills for Life below.
Foundation Learning (Skills For Life) – Vocational Course – BMet
Information Hub – Contents
Section 1 – What’s your next move after school?
Section 2 – Local college with SEND provision
Section 3 – Training Providers
Section 4 – Apprenticeships
Section 5 – Supported Internships
Section 6 – Specialist Colleges
Section 7 – Local Offer
Section 8 – Local Support Services
Section 9 – SEND Support Services and Charities
Section 10 – Support to gain access to work
Section 11 – Careers resources for young people with SEND
Section 12 – Video Resource Directory