Independence Year 11 & KS5
The Independence icollege is located at Richmond House, Bath Road, Newbury RG14 1QY and provides learners with a complete a curriculum. We are able to provide a balanced curriculum for the majority of learners in small groups and are also able to work with learners who require a more 1:1 support.
Qualification options include:
· GCSEs in English Language, Mathematics, Science or Biology, Art or Photography
· BTech Food level 1 and Level 2
· Functional Skills Level 1 and Level 2 English, Mathematics and ICT
· Entry Level Curriculum (ELC) Art and Science
· Level 1 and 2 Certificate Personal and Social Education
Icollege also offers; Careers support, PE and Outdoor Academy sessions such as Kayaking, Climbing, Canoeing, Archery, Bushcraft activities and other Personal and Social Skill enhancing options, including Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
Icollege can also offer alternative education activities according to learner need and interest. Including; Functional Skills, a reduced timetable, extra curricular activities such as 1:1 Outdoor Academy sessions, English Literature studies, Music, Spanish, Life skills and Needlework. Learners’ Emotional Health, is supported, by our Lead Teacher, Pastoral Managers, Mentors, Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSA), Counsellor and Emotional Health Academy worker (EHA).
Our in-house careers teacher works closely with our students and supports careers development through liaison with colleges, universities, apprenticeship providers and employers; organising work experience placements and arranging 1:1 Adviza sessions to meet students' needs.