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Manor College

Manor College 16-19 Curriculum


Our Key Stage 5 curriculum focuses on developing and extending key functional skills in literacy and  numeracy. With a key focus on independent living curriculum that includes Life skills, Digital Skills, Employability and PSHE lessons , alongside vocational courses and work experience opportunities to promote independence and social inclusion.

We also offer a range of extra-curricular interventions that develop our students social skills such as enrichment. Preparing our sixth form students for further education and employment. 


The 16-19 study programme is designed to provide students with a structured and challenging learning programme that supports their development and progression in line with their future learning and career plans. All students have access to a broad and balanced curriculum, which focuses on qualifications that stretch and challenge. Incorporated into this, there is a focus on behaviour and wellbeing to prepare students for the future, and independence, in preparation for the focus on further or employment. The programme also incorporates Functional English and Maths, work experience opportunities which gives students the opportunity to develop their career choices and to apply their skills in real working conditions. We aim to develop student’s character, broader skills, attitudes and confidence, and to support progression.



Manor College incorporates the following 16-19 study programmes principles

· Assessment- all students are assessed on entry and appropriate support is put in place to meet these needs. Students each follow a personalised study programme and work towards units and levels which meet their individual needs.

· Support to make informed choices

· Practical, hands-on teaching

· English and maths in line with DfES policy

· Engagement with employers

· The programme is flexible to meet the diverse needs of the students and responds to inevitable changes in the student’s longer-term plans.

· Pastoral and specialist support

· Focus on progression to the next stage of education or employment.



Manor College also offers students a safe space where their mental health and wellbeing is put at the forefront of their continuous learning. Students are assessed through Ascentis English and Maths Functional Skills and the Open Awards Skills Passport suite of qualifications which are tailored to the student’s level and individual needs. It is our aim that all learners progress to other courses of study, supported internships or employment in line with their individual further education or careers plan.

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