Colleges to offer work placements to students with SEND

Sunderland College’s Extended Leadership Team has pledged to increase its campus-wide activities to help more students with SEND gain employability skills and work experience. The students, who have a wide and varied range of learning difficulties and disabilities, will be offered work experience opportunities to help raise their aspirations, inspire confidence and develop their understanding … Continued

College helps students focus on career directions

SEND students at Sunderland College have been talking about their future goals as part of National Careers Week 2020. The students, who have a wide and varied range of learning difficulties and disabilities, looked at careers and positive destinations to raise their aspirations. The ‘In the future I want to…’ event helped the learners identify … Continued

Foundation Learning students visit Bishopwearmouth Garden Centre

Sunderland College foundation learning students recently had the opportunity to visit places they could work or volunteer after finishing their college programme. The visit gave the students a chance to have a look around the garden centre to familiarise themselves with the surroundings. They were also given the opportunity find out what tasks they would … Continued

NHS Learning Disability Wellbeing Pop up Service visits Sunderland College

Sunderland College foundation learning students recently took part in an NHS pop up clinic to help the students learn more about their health. At the event, the students had the chance to get their blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes risk, height, weight and hearing checked by health professionals. In learning more about their individual health, this … Continued