Is it for me?

Our Directions programme will develop your English and Maths skills, personal and social skills, and employability skills to help you progress to new directions! You can also get involved in work placements and enrichment opportunities to further develop your confidence and life skills, and have fun.

Our facilities

You'll study this subject full-time at Bede Campus and will have access to a dedicated area within an inclusive college environment, specialist staff, sensory room and garden, adaptable classrooms with specialist software and technology, full accessible environment, independent living skills kitchen and dedicated transport drop off point.

Career ready

We work with a wide range of services to promote your progression including: Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Speech and Language Therapists, local schools, social care providers and local employers.


of our Directions students progressed to employment or further study.*

*Destination data, academic year 2016/17 (FT FE 16-18 students)

We have some of the best facilities for directions students including:

  • Dedicated area within an inclusive college environment.

  • Specialist staff.

  • Sensory room and garden.

  • Adaptable classrooms with specialist software and technology.

  • Independent living skills kitchen and accessible toilets and shower / wet room.

  • Dedicated transport drop off point.

Expert & friendly support