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Pathways - Communication

Course code: YFWT101P

Subject area: Pathways

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: E

Course details

9:00am - 3:30pm

Monday to Friday

5th Sep 2022 - 30th Jun 2023

Witney Campus

Contact details

01993 703 464

This course is for young adults who have an EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan) and have profound and complex learning difficulties.

Year 1: 5 days a week
Year 2: 4 days a week
Year 3: 3 days a week

The programme is designed and delivered in a supportive environment, aimed at improving communication and meeting their individual academic, therapeutic, personal, and social needs, varying in length and duration determined by the needs outlined in the EHCP.

The provision may also include opportunities to access speech and language therapy, hydrotherapy, physiotherapy, the sensory room, and external/community activities. Students will also benefit from a high student/staff ratio which allows for individual and personalised learning to take place.

Personalised depending on learners needs
At an appropriate time depending on progress made against EHCP outcomes students will transition onto our Independent Living Skills course or adult social care.
Places on these courses are coordinated through the EHCP Consultation process via Oxfordshire County Council SEN team, students will also be assessed during transition meetings to be able to confirm a Pathways placement.

To arrange a visit or find out more information on the Pathways provision please contact our Pathways Transitions Coordinator –
As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Students are assessed using RARPA (Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement)