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Level E

Personal Progress 1


Personal progress will provide a personalised learning programme that will enable you to progress from your individual starting point to your chosen destination. This course focuses on communication, independence and

personal development that will empower you to develop the confidence to be able to function as independently as possible.

As part of the course you will take part in a variety of chosen topics to support your progression. These include:

Healthy Living and Healthy Lifestyles

Kitchen Skills and Healthy Snacks

Using own Money and Shopping

Independence Skills and Keeping Safe

Accessing the Community

Social Awareness and Social Skills

ICT, Maths and English

Gardening and Practical Skills

Enterprise and Work Projects

Transition and Life Planning

You will develop these skills through practical projects and activities that include creative arts, music, community engagement and physical movement. You will be fully included in your college community and there will also be a focus on the facilities available within the wider community where you will be encouraged to interact socially and take part in activities. Your progress will be reviewed throughout the year and measured through individual target setting. Your development will be discussed at regular Progress and Transition Reviews


You will need an interest in becoming more independent and developing skills for
work. Your suitability for the programme will be assessed at interview and during
the first six weeks of the learning programme.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


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