All college staff work from the basis that the majority of SEND students are capable of sustainable paid employment, with the right preparation and support. By working closely with the careers lead, associate assistant principal for additional needs and other staff, SEND students are supported to develop the skills and experience, and achieve the qualifications they need, to succeed in their careers. The school seeks to understand the interests, strengths and motivations of students and use this to support students onto a pathway that supports their development and progression.
Independent and impartial advice for young people with SEN and disabilities includes all of the education, training and employment opportunities on offer, and signpost them onto study programmes that will support their transition into paid employment. This includes work skills programmes, work experience, traineeships, apprenticeships and qualifications that will enable students to apply for higher education where appropriate.