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A post 16 programme of study for young people funded by Adult Education aged 16-24 and who have an Education, Health and Care Plan.

Students spend 3 days a week with us, 2 days in the classroom and 1 day as work experience.  We are working with some incredible partners; Chaos Café in Truro and Moorvue Rural Centre in Penzance. 

We have been running this programme for the past 3 years and all students have progressed onto either more independence in their lives or trainees elsewhere.  This programme is now expanding and is able to offer more variety in the way of work experience by working with Chaos and Moorvue.

We also provide learning support assistants to ensure that your child has the right level of support they need.

For more information please email us or take a look at our facebook page via the link below:

https://www.facebook.com/LearnYourWayCornwall/

Who to contact

Contact name
Kyrstie Mann
Contact position
Programme Manager
Telephone
01736 334666
E-mail
learnyourway@pcdt.org.uk
Website
https://www.cornwallrcc.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Chaos Cafe
Address
3
Uplands Vean
St Clement
Truro
Cornwall
Postcode
TR1 1RN
Notes

We also have a Penzance venue which is:

Moorvue Rural Centre, Moorvue Farm, Penzance TR20 8NP.

Look at their websites for more information on the venues:

www.moorvue.com

www.chaosgroupcornwall.co.uk

Time / date details

When is it on?
For 2018/2019 - classroom days are Tuesday & Wednesday, work experience can fall on any other day dependent on the work experience choice made
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning

Other details

Costs

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AmountCost Type
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Details
Places are fully funded if aged 16-24 and in possession of an Education, Health and Care Plan. Other funding may be available if you do not have an EHCP, please contact us for further information.
Do you offer a free or reduced rate to carers?
No
Please enter details including what proof is required for the free or reduced rate
EHCP

Availability

Age ranges
From 16 years to 24 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral details

Please email learnyourway@pcdt.org.uk for a referral form.

Inclusion details

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How we make our service inclusive

All venues have no steps and ramps in place and have disabled toilets.  These currently have hand rails but no hoist.

Staff SEND experience

All staff will possess a level 2 certificate in learning support as a minimum.

All will have DBS checks and will complete safeguarding and prevent training.

Some may have previous experience of working with young people with SEND.

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

We are an independent specialist provision which offers an alternative to large colleges.  We are a small provision and only take between 8 and 15 students per year.

We offer a blended learning programme of classroom and work experience to in order to enable young people to progress either into work, volunteering, further education or more independent living.

Support at key transition points

We attend as many transition events as possible within local schools.  We also offer holiday provision to aid continuation of learning and engagement.

We also work with CSW and Pluss as standard when students are due to leave our programme as well as identifying early on what their next steps may be.  With that in mind we ensure that we hold our own transition event to support their next steps.

 

Other local or national support

www.facebook.com/learnyourwaycornwall

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

Complaints can come directly to us.  If this is not satisfactory/possible then there is a complaints procedure that sits within Adult Education.

Last updated: 17/12/2018

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