Our vision is to prepare our learners for the next stage of their lives, providing them with outstanding employability skills and greater control over their future. We have a focus on creating independent individuals who can make more of their own decisions about work education, health and living.
The study programme at Hereward College is outcome focussed, designed to meet individual needs and support progression. Learners can choose from a range of subject areas and qualifications that are supported by work experience, enterprise projects, taster sessions, and placements related to their study as well as developing the skills needed for independent living.
The College works with several national and regional employers to provide a breadth of work experience and supported internship placements to its students. It provides a crucial step in bridging the disability skills gap and enabling young people to gain access to employment, live independently, and become valuable and engaged members of the community.
Age range:17-18 yrs , 19-24 yrs
All Hereward College students have an EHC plan, and are registered with a disability or learning difficulty. Students at Hereward have a whole range of needs including autism, physical difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex difficulties and mental health issues.
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All students are assessed for any technical support they may need before starting college. Assistive technology is part of daily life at Hereward and students can access a whole range of support in the classroom, for independent study, on work placements and in the residential accommodation.
Hereward College has onsite residential accommodation for young people wishing to study with us, and short breaks, respite, and step-down services are also available for young people who aren't students at the college. Our purpose-built residential accommodation provides a home from home environment with ensuite bedrooms, fully accessible bathrooms, laundry service and adjustable kitchens.
Respite care breaks for 16 – 25 year olds are availble during term time for any number of nights and provide young people with a taste of residential life, the chance to socialise with peers and take part in group and college activities.
Last updated - 14/12/20
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