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New City College - Hackney

Address:
Shoreditch Campus,
Falkirk Street,
Hackney,
London,
N1 6HQ
E-mail: hackneyinfo@ncclondon.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7613 9000
Website: https://www.ncclondon.ac.uk/send-hackney

Description

Who we are:

Hackney Community College is part of the New City College - East London. A federation of existing colleges formed by the merger of Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Redbridge and Epping Forest colleges.

Being part of the New City College group means shared resources and expertise, greater financial stability and increased opportunity for students, staff and our local communities.


What we do: 

School leavers and adults can choose from hundreds of popular courses, and study full or part-time. Please see our website for further details

New City College has a SEND Course Guide setting out the range of courses available at all our sites : SEND Course Guide 2019 - 2020 

Courses for young people with SEND run at New City College Hackney are detailed below. 


Course Title: Discovery

 Who is the course for? Specialist provision/complex needs/SLD/ASD

 Aims

 Course Content

 Qualification 

 Independence (through communication development)

 

•Sensory approach to learning

•Holistic integrated programme

•Learn about the immediate environment, the community  and develop self-awareness

•Develop engagement with visual, auditory and tactile experiences

•Interact with technology either directly or by using switches  to develop control

•Access to the community, leisure and arts programmes

 No

 

 EHC Plan   Essential?

 Yes

 Age   Limit

 16-25

 Level

 Pre and Entry 1

 Previous   Qualification

 N/A 

 Course   Duration

 Up to 3   years

 Progression   Opportunities

 Most students will remain   on this  programme.

 Students can progress to   Life Skills

 


 

 

Course Title: Life Skills

 Who is the course for? Specialist provision/ variety of support needs/SLD/ASD

 Aims

 Course Content 

 Qualification 

 Independence

 (through  practical activities)

 

•Sensory approach to learning

•Holistic integrated programme

•Independent living skills – use of money, shopping and cooking

•Improve health and wellbeing – personal safety awareness  and how to lead a healthy lifestyle

•Develop self-advocacy skills, social skills, build relationships, organise and take part in leisure activities

•Access to the community and travel training

•Learn about work through social enterprise projects

 No

 

 EHC Plan   Essential?

 Yes 

 Age   Limit

 16 -   24

 Level

 Pre-Entry and E1/E2

 

 Previous   Qualification 

N/A

 Course   Duration 

Up to 3 years

 Progression   Opportunities 

 Students can remain on this   programme or progress to   "Vocational Explorer".

 


Course Title: Vocational Explorer

 Who is the course for? Specialist provision/MLD/ASD

 Aims

 Course Content

 Qualification

 Work experience   (exploring the   World of Work)

 

•Explore the world of work and develop work-readiness skills vocational tasters in college

•Work experience in college and/or in wider community

•Access to the community and travel training

•Personal safety awareness and how to lead a healthy lifestyle

•Develop social skills, skills to build relationships

 Entry 3 BTEC   Award/Certificate/Diploma in   Vocational Studies if   appropriate

 

 EHC Plan   Essential?

YES

 Age   Limit

16 - 24

 Level

 Pre-Entry and E1/E2

 Previous   Qualification 

N/A

 Course   Duration 

Up to 3 years

 Progression   Opportunities 

 Students can progress onto our   “Into Work” course at the end   of the 1st or 2nd year.

 

 


Course Title: Into Work

 Who is the course for? Specialist provision / MLD / ASD / Supported FE

 Aims

 Course Content

 Qualification

 

 Work   experience 

•In year 1 students can choose an area of specialism:  Infill onto a personalised vocational pathway

•Explore the world of work and develop work-readiness skills vocational tasters in college

•Work experience in college and/or in wider community

•Access to the community and travel training, personal safety awareness and how to lead a healthy lifestyle

•Develop social skills, skills to build relationships

 Entry 3 BTEC   Award/Certificate/Diploma in   Vocational Studies if   appropriate

 

 EHC Plan   Essential?

Yes

 Age   Limit

16 - 24

 Level

E2/E3/L1 BTEC Entry 3 Certificate in Vocational Studies

 Previous   Qualification 

N/A

 Course   Duration 

1 year

 Progression   Opportunities 

Students who meet criteria can progress to Supported Internships, employment, Part Time work.

 

 


Course Title: Entry Level Catering

 Who is the course for? Specialist provision / MLD/ASD

 Aims

 Course Content

 Qualification

 Work   experience 

•Focus on practical skills and basic catering.

•Students will have the opportunity to undertake Functional  Skills in Math’s and English, Speaking and Listening

•Students will access embedded ICT

•Students will also build individual course portfolios

•Students will cater and serve the college community and  have the opportunity to participate in college wide events throughout the course

 Entry 3 BTEC   Certificate in   work skills

 

 EHC Plan   Essential?

 

 

No

 Age   Limit

16 - 24

 Level

E2/E3/L1 Entry 3 BTEC

Award/Certificate in Vocational Studies

 

 Previous   Qualification 

N/A

 Course   Duration 

1 year 

 Progression   Opportunities 

Students will have the opportunity to gain a qualification Entry 3 BTEC Diploma in Vocational Studies

 


 

Course Title: Supported Internship Programme

 Who is the course for? Students who want to go to work but need extra support to   achieve this

 Aims

 Course Content

 Qualification

 Gain paid   employment   through internship

 

•Focus on experience in the workplace, providing interns with skills needed to gain paid employment

•Personal development

•Develop confidence

•Develop work, communication and social skills

 OCR Level 1   Award in   Employability Skills

 

 EHC Plan   Essential?

Yes

 Age   Limit

16 - 24

 Level

E3/L1

NOCN Level 1 Award in Skills for

Employment, Training and Personal

Development (QCF)

 

 Previous   Qualification 

N/A

 Course   Duration 

1 year 

 Progression   Opportunities 

Students will have the opportunity to gain a qualification OCR Level 1 Award in Employability Skills

 


School Links Programme

We want to help prospective students make a successful start here at New City College Hackney. We already have an established school links programme with Stormont House school and can set up a link course with your school, tailored to your setting's and students needs.

If you/your students are:

  • intending to come to New City College Hackney when they finish secondary education
  • are 16-24 and
  • have an EHC Plan

Please get in touch putting "Schools Link Programme" in the subject heading to find out more: hackneyinfo@ncclondon.ac.uk


To help prospective and new students familiarise themselves with the campus and prepare for courses at the college New City College - Hackney and Prospects Careers Services have made a 3D virtual tour. Click on the image below and navigate the tour by clicking on the red dots or forward and back arrows.  

Notes

Inclusion & Learning Support at New City College Hackney

How can we support you?

  • By providing in-class support
  • Small groups in our Study Skills Centre
  • One-to-one support

Our support is organised to help develop:

  • English language and/or literacy skills
  • Maths /numeracy skills (up to level 2)
  • Study skills/time management
  • Emotional well-being

We provide individual personalised support for students with:

  • Dyslexia, Dyscalculia or Dyspraxia
  • A medical condition
  • A sensory impairment
  • A learning difficulty
  • A physical disability

 

For more information about learning support please contact:

Dean Stanford, Inclusion and Learning Support Officer on: 020 7613 9009

or

Pam Stewart, Head of Department Inclusion and Learning Support on: 020 7613 9437


Mental Health Needs:

We offer a non-judgemental and confidential service.

You can get a range of advice and information about mental health issues as well as emotional, practical support with your education and employment needs including: 

  • A confidential service
  • Advice and guidance on college courses
  • Help with filling in application forms and support throughout enrolment
  • A specialist adviser to support you during your time at college
  • Support with getting into higher education, work preparation and job search

Find out more: New City College – Hackney – Supporting Mental Health

Record Last Updated on: 18/02/2019

Local Offer

Description

The following managers or department leads can be contacted for further information: 

Senior Curriculum Managers for SEND @ New City College - Hackney:


Supported Internship - Programme Manager:


Group Curriculum Director for SEND: 

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Disclaimer-important information about the Hackney Local Offer

Hackney's Local Offer website is a free and impartial service provided by the London Borough of Hackney in partnership with the NHS, local education, health and community services. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that may be available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the London Borough of Hackney or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information. Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Hackney Local Offer.

Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.

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