The Skills Academy programme is designed for those who don’t have any GCSE  results, may have lower grades or a learning difficulty. The Skills Academy programme will be tailored to your needs from Entry 2 to Level 1.

The whole Skills Academy programme is designed to:

Help you focus on achieving your English and maths and ICT qualifications

Develop your employability skills

Give you the opportunity to try enrichment activities or technical skills.

Help you choose the right course to progress towards your goals.

First Steps

The programme will focus on:

  • Maths and English
  • ICT
  • Independence Skills
  • Work Skills
  • Enrichment

Stepping Stones

The programme will focus on:

  • Maths and English
  • ICT
  • Work Skills
  • Tasters in different vocational areas

Bridges

The programme will focus on:

  • Maths and English
  • ICT
  • Vocational Skills
  • Qualifications in different vocational areas

Each student can enter the programme at the appropriate level depending on their
individual circumstances.

The programme focuses on:

  • Individual learning programmes
  • Building self-confidence through achievable goals
  • Hands on and classroom activities
  • High levels of pastoral support
  • Working in small groups