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Further Education Colleges

Further education (FE) colleges provide a range of courses suitable for students of all abilities and interests. Most colleges will also offer specialist entry level supported learning courses that focus on developing basic skills and life skills.  You can find more information on local colleges…

Alternative Provision

Alternative education provision (AP) refers to education that a child or young person receives away from their school, arranged by the Local Authority or by the schools themselves.

Careers Advice

All schools and further education providers are required to provide independent careers advice to young people. Careers advice aims to help young people understand what types of jobs they want and the types of skills or qualifications they might need for a specific job. Schools…

Qualifications and Course Levels

There are many ways that young people can gain experience and knowledge, prepare themselves for the world of work and develop independence skills. Academic Qualifications - a formal style of learning based more on theory than practical activities. Examples are GCSE's and A Levels. Vocational…

SEND Glossary

Is there a term, word or Acronym.  that you need clarification on please use the SEND glossary below.  If you we missed a term, word or Acronym please let us know by emailing  A Academy – a publicly funded school which operates outside of local authority…