Post 16 choices
Preparing to leave Pennine View
Choosing the right place to go to when you leave Pennine View, takes thought and planning. It is important to start the research early and consider the best option for each individual young person. Pennine View and Nexus Careers Adviser are here to help.
All Pennine View students can receive free education until the age of 25 IF the course meets the outcomes of the EHCP. Choices can be researched to prepare for when they are ready to leave Pennine View. There are a range of local providers including specialist sixth forms and colleges and mainstream colleges with specialist SEND support all offering a range of pathways.
Where to find out more
All providers have websites and contact details to find out about the courses they offer, extra support for students such as independence training and how many days a week level of provision is available. They can arrange socially distanced visits.
- Full list of independent special schools and colleges https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/independent-special-schools-and-colleges.
- Full list of Doncaster post 16 schools and colleges https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/post-16-choices-in-doncaster
Doncaster education providers
|Doncaster College offer a range of vocational courses at different levels including:
Foundation studies – Entry level programmes for young people 16-24 with SEND to develop skills, knowledge and experiences to prepare for Adulthood.
Contact Sharon Moore email email@example.com 01302 553952
|The Ridge Employability College welcomes learners aged 16 – 25. Their curriculum includes:
Employability & Careers, Functional Skills, Life Skills, Duke of Edinburgh, Horticulture, Hospitality & Catering, Princes Trust, Travel Training, PSHE, Tutorials, Sports, The Arts
Contact Sharon McCusker email: firstname.lastname@example.org 01302 897445
|Communication Specialist College Doncaster provides individualised programmes of study for students who are Deaf, hearing impaired, have an Autistic Spectrum Condition or a communication difficulty. There are a wide range of vocational courses delivered in real work environments preparing students for the world of work.
Contact Sharon Rhodes, email: www.cscdoncaster.co.uk 01302 386755
Local Special Schools with Post 16 provision
Other local mainstream colleges with SEND Support
Doncaster Training Providers
There are approx. 15 Training Providers in and around Doncaster offering Work Based Learning courses for young people age 16-18. These include Study programmes, Traineeships and apprenticeships, ranging from Entry Level 1 to Level 3. These courses are subject to change, information can be found on the website www.startindoncaster.com
Visit www.startdoncaster.com for a range of information on courses, career ideas, world of work, information and guidance, twitter and signposting.
www.apprenticeships.org.uk – website advertising apprenticeships
www.nationalcareers.service.gov.uk – click on ‘Browse Job Profiles’ as this offers job search support and can give information on many different work areas.
SEND Local Offer
The SEND Local Offer provides clear, comprehensive information on support and opportunities available to children, young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and their families/carers. It includes details of local educational, health and social care agencies, plus resources, activities and events, and provides links to local SENDIASS (SEND Information and Advice Service).
Doncaster SEND offer
Doncaster SENDIASS can offer impartial information, advice and support if you are: a parent or carer for a child or young person up to age 25 with special educational needs or disabilities.