Post 16 Pathways

Lansdowne is a school for young people with autism, communication difficulties and speech and language delay, with an associated learning difficulty. The Post 16 provision aims for students to:

  • be part of the community
  • move successfully from school to further education, apprenticeship or employment
  • have the life skills to be able to live independently
  • enjoy sports and leisure
  • be safe
  • communicate effectively.
  • Throughout Years 12 & 13 students will follow the learning pathways outlined below.

    Year 12 & 13- Working towards employability - Learning Pathways
    ENGLISH
    ELC 1-3IGCSEFoundation Research Project
    MATHS
    ELC 1-3FUNCTIONAL SKILLS 1&2GCSE
    SCIENCE
    IGCSE Environmental ManagementASDAN Science Enrichment
    COMPUTING
    Functional skills ELC 1-3
    ART
    Bronze Arts AwardSilver Arts Award
    PSHCE
    ASDAN Employability – Level 3Life Sills ELC 1-3
    PHYSICAL EDUCTION
    Level 1 sports and coaching awardASDAN spor
    FOOD TECHNOLOGY
    GCSE Food TechnologyVocational Entry Pathway course
    VOCATIONAL COURSES
    Introduction to Hair and Beauty – B.Tec ELC

    Work Related Learning

    Students attend work related learning once a week from the following options:

  • Roots and Shoots
  • New Start
  • Hair and Beauty
  • Work Experience and careers advice

    Throughout Years 12 and 13 students will attend work experience, as well as being supported through career advice and workshops to assist with applications for apprenticeship and Further Education courses.