Provision for 16 to 25 year olds who have a learning difficulty and/or disability

 

Our provision helps young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities succeed and progress. Courses include:

 


Independent living:

·       Maths in everyday life

·       English to aid communication

·       Digital skills for home and life

·       Independence around the home and in the community

 


Employment and Further Education:

·       Employability skills and work placements

·       English, maths and digital skills

·       Learning for work and higher-level study- travel and tourism, art and design, customer service, adult care, sports development, hospitality and catering, science and technology

 


Personal Progress:

·       Let's Make- arts and crafts

·       Let’s Bake- cooking and baking

·       Let’s Experiment- science and technology

·       Let’s Explore- Humanities and History

·       Let’s Move- sport, drama and dance

·       Let’s Relax- meditation and healthy mind

 


We can offer:

·       Experienced, qualified, professional teaching

·       Inclusive, supportive, and safe environment

·       Fully supportive transition from school or college

·       Enrichment activities, including film nights and social clubs

·       Preparation for the next stage, whether that is work, independent living, or further learning

 

“Gateshead Council learning skills provide a safe and stimulating environment, providing my daughter with the opportunity to reach her full potential”- Carol, mum of Fran

 

 

For more information, call Mel Crosby, Curriculum Manager, on 0191 433 8704 or email melaniecrosby@gateshead.gov.uk

Provision for adults who have a learning difficulty and/or disability

 


Our offer helps adults over the age of 25 with learning difficulties and/or disabilities enjoy a range of educational and leisure courses. These include:


Independent living:

·       Maths in everyday life

·       English to aid communication

·       Digital skills for home and life

·       Independence around the home and in the community

 


Employment and Further Education:

·       Employability skills and work placements

·       English, maths and digital skills

·       Learning for work and higher-level study- travel and tourism, art and design, customer service, adult care, sports development, hospitality and catering, science and technology

 


Personal Progress:

·       Let's Make- arts and crafts

·       Let’s Bake- cooking and baking

·       Let’s Experiment- science and technology

·       Let’s Explore- Humanities and History

·       Let’s Move- sport, drama and dance

·       Let’s Relax- meditation and healthy mind

 


We can offer:

·       Experienced, qualified, professional teaching

·       Inclusive, supportive, and safe environment

·       Enrichment activities, including film nights and social clubs

·       Preparation for the next stage, whether that is work, independent living, or further learning

 

“learningSkills is a fantastic learning facility, with great staff. It has operated beyond expectations during the pandemic to help it’s students” Trevor- dad of Mathew

 

For more information, call Helen on 07954 675 782 or Joanne on 07722 156 516 or email helenmccarroll@gateshead.gov.uk or joannemcguinness@gateshead.gov.uk