Post 16

New Direction is a BTEC Approved Centre and GCSE Approved Examination Centre, enabling our students to become qualified on site.  New Direction offers ongoing education for 16 – 25 yrs, with particular emphasis on those with EHC plans.  We offer a caring, nurturing provision for those with learning difficulties whether based on emotional, social or behaviour difficulties, with specialist provision for those with attachment disorders.  Equine Assisted Personal Development (EAPD) is provided as a therapeutic intervention.  This can be accessed as part of the timetable or in separate sessions.  New Direction is also a Pony Club Linked Centre therefore is able to offer a variety of Pony Club qualifications and awards.

 

New Direction offers the following qualifications for post 16 students:-

BTEC – Introduction to The Hospitality Industry – Level 1

BTEC – Extended Certificate in Horse Care – Level 2

BTEC – Land Based Studies – Entry Level

BTEC – Land Based Studies – Level 1

BTEC – Art & Design – Level 1

BTEC – Functional Skills Entry 1 – English

BTEC – Functional Skills Entry 2 – English

BTEC – Functional Skills Entry 3 – English

BTEC – Functional Skills Entry 1 – Mathematics

BTEC – Functional Skills Entry 2 – Mathematics

BTEC – Functional Skills Entry 3 – Mathematics

GCSE – English

GCSE – Mathematics

AQA – Unit Award Scheme, Entry, Level 1 & 2

Pony Club Qualifications

 

TERM DATES – ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017 – POST 16

  1. Monday 12th September 2016 – Friday 21st October 2016
  2. Monday 31st October 2016 – Tuesday 20th December 2016
  3. Tuesday 3rd January 2017 – Friday 10th February 2017
  4. Monday 20th February 2017 – Friday 7th April 2017
  5. Monday 24th April 2017 – Friday 2nd June 2017

PLEASE NOTE:-

Monday 2nd January 2016, Monday 1st May 2017 & Monday 29th May 2017 are Bank Holidays.

INSET DAYS:-

Tuesday 2nd May 2017 & Wednesday 3rd May 2017