What you’ll learn at Sense College

The Sense College curriculum balances wellbeing with essential life skills and qualifications. 

At Sense College East, we offer three learning pathways: Learning for Life, Foundation Learning and Employability. All three pathways will help you build life skills and become more independent.

 Learning for Life

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This pathway offers a person-centred learning and development programme for young people with complex needs working at the pre-entry level. Students will follow the Aspire or Take-Off Programme depending on their starting point.

You’ll take part in sessions designed to help you with:

  • Core Skills
  • Sensory development
  • Physical wellbeing
  • Personal Development
  • Independence
  • Technology
  • Social enterprise and work skills
  • And more!

To find more about this curriculum download our Learning for Life flyer.

Foundation Learning

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On the Foundation Learning Pathway students follow a programme of
personalised targets that support the outcomes of their Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Students have the opportunity to complete accredited courses and focused
learning units to support their chosen career, future study and living

All Sense College learners can also get career advice. The Foundation Learning pathway includes opportunities to volunteer and gain work experience. 

Key learning areas include:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Independence
  • Technology
  • Vocational Skills
  • Careers and employability
  • Personal and Social Development
  • Wellbeing
  • Arts, Crafts and Leisure
  • Transition

To find more about this curriculum download our Foundation flyer.


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Get ready for the world of work with our Employability pathway. This is the right choice for people who already know their career goals. 

Our Employability Pathway can be accessed as a standalone option for individuals who are ready to seek work with an employer under a ‘Supported Internship’ model.

You’ll have access to a job coach, who can support you with things like travel arrangements and applying for the Access to Work scheme. 

To find more about this curriculum download our Employability flyer.

What you’ll learn at Sense College Loughborough

Our Leicestershire college has its own curriculum. Find out what you can learn at Sense College Loughborough.

Learn with us

Get in touch with your local Sense College to find out more.