I'm a Young Person

Colleges, sixth forms and training providers

The council are working with young people, parents and carers, colleges, training providers and employers to develop pathways and appropriate provision to meet the needs of young people with SEND.

Learn more about the Preparing for Adulthood local offer in Chapter 13 of High Expectations for All. You can find up-to-date lists of all independent schools and colleges for children with special educational needs or disability (SEND) on gov.uk (external link).

Find out more about applying for post-16 college education.



Alternative providers

Independent Specialist providers

  • Expanse Learning (external link) is an Independent Specialist College offering education, support and personal development for young people aged 16-24 with SEND/SEMH. Expanse Learning believes that everyone, regardless of their current situation and starting point can achieve and make progress towards their goals and aspirations with the right package of education and care provision


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