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SEND - Tower Hamlets

Welcome to our Foundation Learning/SEND information at New City College, Tower Hamlets.

Click on the boxes below to explore our SEND Courses

We offer a range of interesting and creative courses for students that will help to develop their life skills. Our courses typically run for four days a week, 18 hours a week over the academic year.

Students benefit from a range of full-time courses which include:

  • Reduced class sizes
  • In-class learning mentor support
  • Lunch and break time supervision
  • Support with transport if necessary
  • Personal care
  • 1:1 support
  • Learning zone (drop-in areas)
  • Specialist software
  • Exam access arrangements
  • Counselling
  • Mental Health Advisor
  • Communicator
  • Small group support

Learners can progress on to the next level in foundation learning or into mainstream vocational courses in the college.

Students can benefit from a range of full-time courses including:

  • English – Entry level to GCSE
  • Maths – Entry level to GCSE
  • Enterprise – working together, planning, finances and running a business
  • Work experience – supported and independent
  • Independent Living Skills – shopping, cooking and managing money
  • Out in the Community – travel training, personal safety and time management
  • Healthy living – healthy eating, lifestyle and sports
  • Vocational taster sessions in IT, catering, floristry, carpentry and motor vehicle
  • Enrichment and visits

Many of our students learn how to travel to college independently and also gain valuable experience in running commercial enterprises like Café 24 and a floristy activity, in a safe and realistic work environment. And, our supported internship programme offers an employment pathway for young people seeking a route into paid work.

For more information about our SEND programme, please contact Louise Workman-Dent
020 7510 7696.

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