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Pathways - Towards Independence

Course code: YFWT201P

Subject area: Pathways

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: E

Course details

Course time:

09:00 - 15:30

Days of week:

Monday to Friday

Course date:

9th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Course location:

Witney Campus

Contact details


01993 703 464

This course is designed for young adults with an EHCP (Education Health and Care Plan) who are aspiring to make independent choices, communicate effectively, explore the world around them and be ready for a semi or fully independent adulthood. There is an emphasis on encouraging greater social and academic confidence, travel training, cooking skills, engaging within the local community, and keeping safe and healthy.
The course has a varied curriculum guided by EHCP outcomes which comprises of practical, classroom-based and off –site learning activities.

Example of topics covered:

- Communication to support learning, life and independence.

- Embedded literacy, numeracy and ICT.

- Creative Art

- Propeller Social Enterprise projects

- Skills relevant to daily living and independence

- Personal skills – Health and Wellbeing

- Rights and responsibilities

- Tutorial

- Sports

- Enrichment

- Community engagement (road safety and travel training)

Course units
Personalised according to students needs.
What next?
At an appropriate time depending on progress made against EHCP outcomes students could transition onto our Developing Independence course, Living Independently course or adult social care.
Entry criteria
No formal entry requirements however all students are required to have an Education Health & Care Plan that is supported by their Local Authority, and places on any course are subject to the LA agreeing to fund placement.
Fee information
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

16-18 Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Learning & method assessment
Students are assessed using RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement).