Sixth Form

Oaks is a sixth form college for students aged 16-19. In Oaks students have a full and varied curriculum, focussing on development of their confidence in life skills, work experience and preparation for transition for when they leave. They follow a broad three year curriculum which has an emphasis on life skills, gaining qualifications in ASDAN Personal Social development or Personal Progress, depending on academic ability. They are able to complete modules that support the curriculum such as 'making the most of leisure activities', 'healthy living' and 'managing money'. They complete a range of functional and skill- based modules such as  personal care and personal Safety, functional math's and functional English. Students are able to gain awards to support their fantastic creative arts curriculum, focussing on Arts Award 'Develop and Explore' or 'Bronze' level. In addition all students are able to gain experience with external links to aid in their transition and development of skills through farm work at Brinsbury College and woodwork at Butterfly project. Students also have the opportunity to follow a number of leisure options both on and off site including a range of activities such as rebound therapy, hydrotherapy, golf, bowling, gym, zumba, yoga and swimming. Students will also have continued professional support, linked to their EHCP targets. The excellent care, guidance and support that they receive ensure that our students are given the confidence, skills and stepping stones to move onto the next stages of their lives.