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POST - 16 SEND - Hackney

Welcome to our Post-16 SEND (for people with learning difficulties and / or disabilities) at New City College, Hackney.

Our campus is secure and safe and is shared by learners of all abilities. This inclusive environment means that students with disabilities and / or learning difficulties can develop confidence through their day-to-day college activities.

Within the spacious campus, we have specialist facilities and staff which support people with varied levels learning difficulties and disabilities, including profound and multiple disabilities as well as autism.

Our variety of courses are wrapped up with additional hours to focus on independent living skills. These include skills such as travel training, alongside speech and language development and educational psychology support with specialists who our students love to work with.

Our students also develop skills for work, and even go onto work placements and supported employment opportunities.

We make learning fun, and have a range of extra activities that students can get involved with.

POST-16 SEND Programmes

It may be useful for you to see this Post-16 SEND courses section of our Study Programmes prospectus. It tells you a bit about the following pathways:

Communication pathway: Discovery
Life skills pathway: Towards Independence
Pathways to Work: Vocational Explorer
Pathways to Work: Into Work

To have a chat about which pathway is most suitable for you, just call us on 020 7613 9123 or email info@hackney.ac.uk and we’ll put you in touch with our friendly Post-16 SEND team.

Post-16 SEND students progress to and succeed in courses across the college, from catering to construction trades; from media to science!

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