Organisation Details

Organisation

Name
St Brendan's 6th Form College

Venue Address

Address 1
Broomhill Road
Address 2
Brislington
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS4 5RQ

Venue Contact Details

Telephone

More About The Organisation

Organisation Description

About the Organisation

St Brendan’s is the only specialist Sixth Form College in the Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset area. We are the only provider in the region able to offer A-levels and BTECs in over 60 different subjects at Level 3, and a varied selection at Level 2. Even more importantly, you can select any combination of subjects – each student has their own bespoke timetable.

Opening Times
MondayFrom 8:30To 16:00Term time only
TuesdayFrom 8:30To 16:00Term time only
WednesdayFrom 8:30To 16:00Term time only
ThursdayFrom 8:30To 16:00Term time only
FridayFrom 8:30To 16:00Term time only
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
How do people access your service?
They can drop in They need a referral They make an appointment

Organisation Details

Costs

Free for UK & EU students.

Type Of Service
Employment / Education and Training
Age of Users
From 16 To 25
Who can use your service?

Young people according to admission criteria.

Can siblings who are not disabled use your service?

Inclusive Services

SEND Contact

Do you have a SEND/Inclusion Contact?
SEND/Inclusion Contact Name
Bernice Weiss, Learning Development Manager
SEND/Inclusion Contact Email
SEND/Inclusion Contact Telephone

Additional and Special Educational Needs

How do you aim to meet the unique needs of the child?

British Sign Language support can be provided
Autism Aware
General pastoral and welfare support available from Learning Development Team and Pastoral Support Tutors. 1:1support can be provided if student has High Needs funding.
The College will endeavour to meet the needs of any students who meet the entry criteria for Level 2 or 3 programmes and are able to be in mainstream classes who want to come to the College.
Experienced support staff with expertise in sensory support.
Braille locators and room description.
Some specialist software (e.g. Jaws).
Experienced support staff with expertise in autism support.
Experienced staff and team of qualified First Aiders on hand.

How do you promote positive relationships and ensure good, ongoing communication with families?

Initial assessment of needs and individualised support from the Learning Development Team. Meetings with families as required. Transition meetings at previous school if requested.
New Parents/Carers’ Welcome Evening in October.
Pastoral Support Tutors work with students and meet them individually to review their programmes
Study Workshops can be provided for particular subjects by subject teachers.
Learning Support can be provided as 1:1 or group support, particularly for literacy and numeracy help.

Conditions
Autism / Aspergers Syndrome Hearing Impairment Visual Impairment Physical Disability Learning Difficulty Communication

Accessibility

Physical Environment Accessibility

Is there accessible parking on site?
Yes
Is there a pedestrian route?
Yes
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
Yes
Do you have an outdoors play area?
Yes
Is this safe and enclosed?
Yes
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
How many children or young people usually come along to the activity / group?
20-29

Preparing for Adulthood

Preparing for Adulthood Categories

Preparing for Adulthood - Employment/Education and Training
Education Support (16-25) Moving to Post-16 Learning Life Skills for Employment Further Education

Training & Policies

Please indicate the ratio of staff / volunteers who have knowledge and experience of:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None

Does your organisation have policies and procedures for:

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
Yes
Behaviour Management
Yes
Complaints
Yes
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
Yes
Registration for sessions
No

This organisation was last updated on Monday, 04 Jun 2018 12:24 PM - if you think this information is out of date or inaccurate then please let us know

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