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BDCPS ‘Skool’s Out’ playschemes

Skool’s Out “Extraordinary activities for extraordinary young people” ‘Skool’s Out’ playschemes run in the school holidays for children and young people between 8 and 17 years old. These are full days (9:30am – 3:30pm) of fun, inclusive, creative and empowering activities led by experienced staff…


Most young people will learn some skills about using money at school or college and in their day to day life. As young people get older they may want to learn more about spending and saving their money, which can be a bit overwhelming. In…

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…