NCG provides specialist education services for young people aged 16-25 years old with a wide range of disabilities including learning disabilities, communication difficulties, behavioural difficulties and autism spectrum conditions.
Our bespoke study programmes are designed to ensure that all learners access a wide range of opportunities within our local and extended communities. The highly responsive curriculum helps learners work on their individual needs, gain confidence and develop vocational, life and communication skills by taking part in real-life activities.
We offer both full and part time courses and provide high levels of support to maximize opportunities for community-based learning – this includes a wide range of practical activities as well as volunteering and work placement opportunities.
Our curriculum offers
- A personal development programme
- Opportunities for students to participate in community activities
- Opportunities for work experience
- Opportunities to develop strategies to promote appropriate behaviour
- Opportunities to improve communication skills such as the use of Makaton, Bliss, symbols or objects of reference
- A transition programme into independent living
- Opportunities to improve literacy, numeracy and/or communication skills
- Opportunities to take part in a wide range of social, leisure and sporting activities
Our highly specialised staff teams work with each individual to build a personalised study programme tailored to his or her interests, aspirations and outcomes/requirements. We focus on three key areas – Education, Health and Care Plan – to empower the people we support to maximise their potential and help prepare them for adulthood.
In addition to Learning Support Practitioners, we also provide access to Specialist Speech and Language Therapists, Makaton Regional Trainers, Rebound Therapy Coaches, Specialist Sport Coaches and Specialist Behaviour support.