Upper team caters for students aged 14-19 years. We have three classes, two based at the Manor Academy post-16 centre and one at our Yeoman Park Academy site. The classes are grouped according to need.
Upper 1 caters for students who require a high level of support to meet their complex learning, sensory, physical and medical needs. Upper 2 caters for students with complex learning difficulties and ASD. Upper 3 caters for students with severe or moderate learning difficulties.
The students in these groups access a curriculum to meet their individual needs with an emphasis on communication, independence, self-help skills and community based activities – all designed to prepare our students for life after they leave the academy. All students access the community through transition visits to post-19 provision, through working with the Adventure Service at the academy, and through the Pathfinders programme. This programme includes opportunities to work at Recycling Ollerton and Boughton (ROB), Portland College, the Adventure Service, Landmarks College and Sam’s Place.
We work closely with parents and carers to ensure our students and their families have an informed choice in their future placements.