Personal Progression

Personal Progression

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Personal Progression

This is the first tier of our programme of study. It is a personal development, behaviour and welfare curriculum that focuses on students’ developing choices and behaviour for learning. This helps them to explore and make choices and therefore start to develop goals for the future; either to progress into further education, work or into semi / independent living.

Duration 35 weeks
Study mode Full Time
Start date 09/09/2019
Campus Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston
Course code 70839
Fee 16 - 18: no fee.

What you learn

As part of this course you will study: 

Progression Pathways – This is a varied curriculum that offers students the opportunity to study towards a specific course or career. Courses are designed so that other students can take part to fit in with their hobbies and interests. Students will build a portfolio of work whilst others may wish to study a qualification to help them prepare for their next steps in either further study, work or supported internships. All courses will include some work experience that is appropriate to the learner’s ability; this may be as an individual, with support or as a group with their tutor. Courses include – Horticulture / Gardening / Small Animal Care / Retail / Enterprise / Sports and Leisure / Catering & Hospitality. 

English & Maths – Students will be able to develop or enhance their English and maths skills appropriate to the learner’s ability; this may be towards a qualification or building a portfolio of evidence. There will also be an opportunity for learners to develop these skills in a practical way, handling, using money and paying for items. 

Tutorial – Students will also be allocated a personal tutor who will provide them with pastoral support, information, advice and guidance and help them to progress through their learner journey.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

The course is delivered at the Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston Centre.


Entry requirements

The course is suited to students who have a mild to moderate learning disability and / or who need support with managing emotions and behaviour. We accept learners who are 16-18 years old or those who are 19-25 and provide high levels of individual educational and pastoral support.


What's next

The Foundation Study Programme incorporates a bespoke curriculum that promotes independent living, community inclusion, health & wellbeing and employment opportunities. Each course has a progressive and differentiated curriculum to meet individual needs. 

Campus Locations

Joseph Priestley Centre, Beeston

Burton Avenue
West Yorkshire
LS11 5ER
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 1.4 MilesWebsite