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Employ My Ability

Education and Training College for young people aged 16-25 with SEND
A student pruning plants in the garden
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Address:

Employ My Ability
The Walled Garden
Moreton
Dorset
DT2 8RH
  • Course Length (weeks):
    2 - 3 years
  • Residential or Day:
    Day
  • Start Time:
    September
  • Maximum Number of Students:
    43
  • Age Range:
    16 – 25

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General Description

Employ My Ability serves young people with a Special Educational Need (SEN) from 16 to 25.

Catchment Area

We are a Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole, Wiltshire and Somerset provider, accepting learners from these areas. 

Curriculum

Employ My Ability (EMA) opened to students in September 2015. EMA offers young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) education and training based at The Walled Garden, Moreton.

EMA offers:

VOCATIONAL QULAIFICATIONS

BTEC Entry Level 3 Introduction to Hospitality

BTEC Level 1 Hospitality and Tourism

BTEC Entry Level 2 Skills for Independence and Work

QCF Entry Level 3 WorkSkills

BTEC Entry Level 3 Land based - Horticulture  

BTEC Entry Level 3 Land based – Animal

Entry 3 Vocational Studies (Lifeskills, Business Enterprise, Travel Training)

Level 1 Retail

Level 1 Landbased Studies 

 

ENGLISH AND MATHS

Entry 1 English

Entry 2 English

Entry 3 English

Level 1 English

Level 2 English

Entry 1 Maths

Entry 2 Maths

Entry 3 Maths

Level 1 Maths

Level 2 Maths

 

 

RARPAD English

RARPAD Maths

 

EMA Curriculum

Life Skills

Travel Training

Leisure

Sports & Games

PSHE

Total Communication

Onsite work experience

Offsite work experience


Students benefit from individual timetables for their vocational and personal development of skills which support them achieving the outcomes within their Educational Health and Care Plan.  Students participate in onsite commercial work places, students have work experience at the Walled Garden, in the formal and working gardens, The Dovecote Café and commercial kitchen, animal enclosure, and plant shop and sales area. This supports students in both their vocational studies and functional skills – allowing them the time to develop their skills and confidence in real working environments.

 

 

Specialist Facilities

Students benefit from individual timetables for their vocational and personal development of skills which support them achieving the outcomes within their Educational Health and Care Plan.  Students participate in onsite commercial work places, students have work experience at the Walled Garden, in the formal and working gardens, The Dovecote Café and commercial kitchen, animal enclosure, and plant shop and sales area. This supports students in both their vocational studies and functional skills – allowing them the time to develop their skills and confidence in real working environments.

Students also have access to onsite SALT sessions and a range of onsite therapy sessions.

Other Information

Employ My Ability has strong links with the local area, including the local village hall where students volunteer to run a monthly lunch club for the elderly. 

Our Work Placement Officer has created and developed strong links to the comunity and local busineses, this should expand as we take on more work experience placements. 

 

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A student pruning plants in the garden
A student rolls out some dough in the kitchen
Students at their graduation ceremony with members of staff
A student putting plants in new pots

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