Landmarks College

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  • Brief Description:
    Specialist independent college for people with learning difficulties/disabilities. Excellent learning environment with specialist therapy.
  • Course Length:
    38 weeks per year
  • Residential or Day:
    Day provision only
  • Course Dates:
    Courses start in September, but enrolment can be throughout the year dependent on individual requirements
  • Maximum Number of Students:
    Maximum number of students 80
  • Age Range:
    14 - 25 (full time) and 16 - 60 (part time)
  • Other Locations:
    Creswell, Mansfield, Nottingham City, Rotherham
Landmarks College
Littlemoor House
Littlemoor
Eckington
Sheffield
S21 4EF
Working at a Public House near his home - he is really gaining lots of experience, meeting lots of new people and growing in confidence
Working at a Public House near his home - he is really gaining lots of experience, meeting lots of new people and growing in confidence
Working on our farm provision, keeping our horses clean and healthy
Working on our farm provision, keeping our horses clean and healthy
Our group of students who all commenced their Supported Internships in September 2015 - all students work with an employer in their home area, supported by a job coach.
Our group of students who all commenced their Supported Internships in September 2015 - all students work with an employer in their home area, supported by a job coach.
Students enjoying communicating during their Skills for Life session.
Students enjoying communicating during their Skills for Life session.

General Description

Landmarks Specialist College offers bespoke programmes of education to young adults from 14+, with learning difficulties and/or disabilities.  Our curriculum is based on a young adult’s needs, aspirations and interests.  We offer a unique, practical curriculum, with embedded specialist therapy support provided by staff experienced in working with students with a variety of needs. 

 

We Offer:

  1. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with severe learning difficulties
  2. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with moderate learning difficulties
  3. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with autism spectrum disorder
  4. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with behavioural difficulties
  5. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with communication difficulties
  6. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with Asperger syndrome
  7. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with autism spectrum disorder with associated challenging behaviour
  8. Expertise in meeting the needs of students with profound and multiple learning difficulties

Curriculum

Through assessment and regular reviews of progress students have the support of our multi-disciplinary team ensuring that every student follows an educational pathway that promotes their future aspirations. Our programmes are tailored to provide opportunities to achieve the best possible outcomes for learning and transition into adult life.

Students benefit from embedded literacy, numeracy, independence skills and employability focused programmes with work experience opportunities within their chosen career pathway. Vocational options available are: Horticulture; Large and Small Animal Care; Equine and Horse Care; Hospitality and Catering; Retail; Domestic Services; and Estates and Grounds Maintenance.

All programmes are accredited through a variety of nationally recognised qualifications from pre-entry up to level 2. Our offer can be delivered in a variety of locations, with the majority of our students accessing one of our college sites, though for some students learning can take place within their home locations or work experience opportunities.

We Offer:

  1. A specialised land-based curriculum
  2. Opportunities to prepare for work after college
  3. Opportunities to experience real work situations
  4. Opportunities to explore a range of living options after college
  5. Opportunities for work experience
  6. Opportunities to improve literacy, numeracy and/or communication skills
  7. Opportunities to follow vocational qualifications
  8. A programme to help students to look after themselves more independently

Specialist Facilities

  • speech and language therapy
  • occupational therapy
  • challenging behaviour expertise
  • working farm providing practical experience in a real “live” working environment 
  • a purpose-built small animal area
  • a pottery & craft studio and woodwork workshop 
  • We offer a variety of community based teaching and learning facilities in satellite locations
  • information, advice and guidance

 

We Offer:

  1. In-house occupational therapy
  2. In-house speech and language therapy
  3. Specialist training to enable independent travel
  4. Guidance and counselling services
  5. Extensive use of assistive and adaptive technologies
  6. Help with finding suitable long term provision

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