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Enjoy a variety of courses specifically tailored to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities. Whether its pottery, performing arts, IT or learning employability skills, our supported learning programme offers a great range of learning activities.
Learn about the care and welfare of animals including pet, farm and zoo animals. There will be animal visitors to the class as well as outside trips (students will pay for their own travel). CL
Explore all forms of art and design by working with different materials and experimenting with new techniques, such as ink marbling, painting, deco patch, and 2D and 3D design. Have fun and be creative! CL
Create prints, paintings and collages using a wide range of techniques, materials and processes. You will also research artists on the internet to help with your projects and ideas. CL
Explore the interesting and fun world of programming. Learn how to create messages and displays that show on an LED screen, command robots to move around and programme your own little computer. CL
Learn the basics of camera use and image editing and explore ideas for capturing images that tell a story. There will be field trips to areas of interest (students will pay for their own travel). There will be an exhibition of your work at the end of the year. CL
Explore the world of film making. Every five or six weeks we will publish an online webisode of a show that you will help to plan, write, film and edit. You will learn about lighting, filming and editing video. Everyone will work as writer, photographer, actor and director at least once. This team effort will produce a fun series of shows that you can enjoy! CL
Develop communication skills with computers and other digital equipment. You will explore the Windows environment and communications using internet and email, as well as using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. CL
Use your artistic skills and learn new techniques while designing, creating and decorating projects relating to seasonal celebrations throughout the year. CL
Develop your creativity at your own pace in a friendly atmosphere by exploring painting, printmaking & collage using a variety of materials. Create paintings, prints, seasonal cards & decorations. CL
Learn about different theatrical styles, such as costume, masks, characterisation and scene-splitting. CL
Learn about yourself, and your relationships with others and your environment. Explore your five senses to find out about the world around you. Take part in engaging craft projects, use relaxation techniques and play musical instruments to improve and maintain your hand eye coordination, communication, and social skills. CL
An introduction to using numbers and letters and communicating through signs, symbols and images. This is a first stepping stone to improving your maths and English skills. CL
Learn skills to bake and decorate a range of delicious cakes and biscuits. CL
Learn to sing confidently and comfortably in a fun group environment. You will take part in vocal exercises to help to train your voice. Learn how to achieve a good quality vocal performance in a supportive environment. We will explore a wide range of songs from pop, jazz, rock and soul. CL
Suitable for Entry Level 1 students who wish to improve their English and Maths for everyday life. Topics covered will include reading, writing, working with whole numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions. Students will need to have an initial assessment before enrolling.
Develop your story-making and story-writing skills. You will make and illustrate a comic which will be published each term for friends and family. CL
This music and movement class is designed for students with high support needs. Enjoy action and sing-a-long songs with movement to warm up. Each session also includes a variety of games and sensory work to encourage and maintain mobility, co-ordination, communication, and relaxation. CL
Make your own map of the local area and plan days out to explore your community. CL
An introduction to drama and performing arts techniques such as acting, storytelling, improvisation, dance, music, movement and mime. CL
You will develop your independent living skills (including using the community, personal care and hygiene, basic cooking and looking after your own home). The course will also help you to develop your social communication strategies, life and decision making skills.
Learn the basics of hand-building with clay and experience throwing on the wheel. We will practice health and safety in the pottery workshop and expand our pottery vocabulary throughout the year. CL
Learn how to decorate your pottery with wax and paper resist, s’graffito designs and underglazing techniques. You will be making colourful and textural hand-built items. CL
Enjoy making hand-built pots using traditional techniques, such as coiling, pinching, slab building and modelling. Add your own personal decorative ideas to complete your project. CL
14 September 18 | 58 Hours | 29 wks | 10:00 - 12:00 | Bexleyheath
Develop and increase confidence in the basic cooking skills needed to prepare and cook a variety of healthy meals. CL
Carry out some simple experiments and have fun. Make craft items and explore local parks to look at plants, birds and other small creatures. CL
Develop your artistic senses, especially in 3D, using all types of materials. We will take inspiration from various artists. You will carry out individual and group projects. CL
You will learn and practise the skills you need to go shopping to buy ingredients and then cook tasty healthy meals to eat at lunchtime. These skills include road safety, using money, telling the time, working safely and hygienically in the kitchen, preparing food, and cooking. CL
We embrace the principles of the SEND code of practice for all our students, respecting and valuing:
We offer a wide choice of courses, including:
Qualification courses are available in English, Maths, IT, Cookery, Life Skills and Enterprise.
We have two Entry Level programmes:
If you are new to Supported Learning courses, you are very welcome to make an appointment to meet us, see our new purpose-built fully-accessible accommodation, discuss your interests and work out the best options for you.
We are a partner organisation in Bexley Council's Local College First Programme for school leavers with special educational needs. We also have strong links with many other local organisations.