What's it all about?

Our Foundation Learning programme is especially for young people with a wide range of needs in relation to special educational needs and disabilities, we can offer a bespoke programme, delivered by specialised staff, to make sure you achieve your goals and fulfil your own unique potential.

Who is it for?

You will develop your English and Maths skills, personal and social skills, and employability skills to help you progress! You can also get involved in work placements and enrichment opportunities to further develop your confidence and life skills, and have fun.

More than just a course!

Our Foundation Learning programme is taught in real learning and working environments including at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, in our commercial kitchens and restaurant and motor vehicle workshops. The Foundation Learning programme focuses on core topics for living an independent life including health and safety, travel training, healthy living, money management, employability skills, teamwork, communication, literacy and numeracy.

Have you seen our excellent facilities?

We have some of the best facilities for directions students including:

  • Our new extension at Kirkley Hall will provide brand new, state-of-the-art facilities for Foundation Learning students.

Expert & friendly support