Eat That Frog CIC

We help young people move forward, gaining the confidence and skills to reach their potential
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Address:

Eat That Frog CIC
91 Union Street
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 3DG
  • Course Length:
    39 (academic year)
  • Residential or Day:
    Day
  • Course Dates:
    Flexible – academic year starts in September but we accept students ongoing during the year
  • Maximum Number of Students:
    45
  • Age Range:
    14 - 25
  • Other Locations:
    Paignton, Plymouth, Newton Abbot

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General Description

Eat That Frog deliver bespoke programmes via small groups and 1:1 tuition, enabling young people with social, emotional and mental health barriers to build employability & social skills. We have a proven track record of helping learners who haven't thrived in mainstream education. Our dedicated tutors help learners develop at their own pace, with programmes designed to suit their interests. We understand some learners need more support than others, so along with improving functional Maths, English and IT, learners gain confidence and work-related skills. We regularly review each learner's educational programme, to ensure they're progressing with their studies, engaged and on-track to succeed!

Curriculum

We create each learner’s pathway to suit their individual aspirations, so we add in extra areas of study all the time. Some subjects our learners are currently studying include:
• Horticulture
• Catering
• Digital Skills - interactive media, music, IT, web design
• Photography
• Childcare
• Independent Living Skills
• Sports & Fitness
• Art & Crafts

Specialist Facilities

We have a strong focus on employability, preparing students for the challenges of work in their chosen area, e.g. a Traineeship  / Apprenticeship, or applying for Further Education. Our Work Coaches support learners with advice and guidance about suitable progression routes, helping arrange internal and external work experience placements. 

What makes us really special is the effort we put into helping learners with social skills and coping mechanisms - helping them build confidence, reduce anxiety levels, and integrate into small groups. We work closely with The Prince’s Trust and other local providers, providing fun activities through the summer holidays; learners also take part in fundraising / community projects to foster a sense of ‘belonging’. 

  • > Our expertise

    We have expertise in meeting the needs of students with:

    • Mental health needs
    • Behavioural difficulties
    • Asperger syndrome
    • Autism spectrum disorder
    • Expertise in meeting the needs of students who have been affected by abuse or personal trauma
    • Expertise in meeting the needs of students who have specific learning difficulties
    • Communication difficulties
    • Moderate learning difficulties
  • > Our curriculum

    We offer:

    • Opportunities to follow vocational courses
    • Opportunities to improve literacy, numeracy and/or communication skills
    • Opportunities to follow vocational qualifications
    • A personal development programme
    • Opportunities for students to participate in community activities and to learn about citizenship
    • Opportunities to use and develop information technology skills
    • Opportunities to experience real work situations
    • Opportunities to prepare for further training after college
  • > Our specialist services

    • Guidance and counselling services
    • Help with finding suitable long term provision
    • Specialist training to enable independent travel

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