Learning Support

The Haywood Sixth Form Academy is offering a unique programme of employability and life skills. The programme is bespoke to each individual and offers a supported, nurturing and inclusive environment for all.

As a part of the programme, students will:

  • Gain BTEC qualifications in Personal, Social Development, Work Skills and Work Experience
  • Study Functional Skills English and Maths
  • Support from The Prince’s Trust
  • Undergo small, supported work experience placements and larger, unsupported placements where necessary
  • Gain a qualification in ‘Jamie Oliver’s Home Cooking Skills’ in conjunction with Edexcel
  • Take part in a comprehensive travel training programme and gain award in ‘Safer Road Skills and Attitudes’ endorsed by the DVLA and Edexcel
  • Learn about budgeting skills as they approach adulthood
  • Access outstanding pastoral care
  • Have independent careers advice
  • Access a programme of enrichment
  • In year 13, access tasters in vocational areas they would like to study once they have left Haywood Sixth Form Academy
  • All students on the programme will have support from members of the Learning Support Team and Independent Skills Practitioners

Entry Requirements

• The entry requirements are at least one grade E – G at GCSE, although this can be discussed at interview

For more information please contact Nathan Legg, Learning Support Manager on (01782) 853535. You can also take a look at some Employability & Life Skills FAQs