Landmarks College

Landmarks are proud to deliver high-quality specialist education and support to maximise our learners life opportunities.
Supported Internship learner on placement.
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Address:

Landmarks College
Littlemoor House
Littlemoor
Eckington
Sheffield
S21 4EF
  • Course Length (weeks):
    38
  • Residential or Day:
    Day
  • Start Time:
    Mainly September but throughout the year
  • Maximum Number of Students:
    150
  • Age Range:
    14 – 60
  • Other Locations:
    Mansfield, Nottingham, Rotherham

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General Description

Landmarks is a thriving, Independent Specialist College for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. We are proud to deliver high-quality post 16 specialist education and support to maximise our learner’s life opportunities and unlock their potential. Offering a wide range of Pathways which are tailored to meet a variety of needs and aspirations. Based in Eckington but operating across five sites throughout the East Midlands and South Yorkshire.

Catchment Area

We are a regional provider, accepting learners from across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire.

Curriculum

Landmarks offer bespoke programmes of study that prepare learners for their adult lives and future choices. The curriculum is entirely practical, delivered across many unique learning environments; such as a public house, smallholding, supermarkets and communities local to learners’ homes.

Landmarks also work with over 60 local and national employers via its dedicated recruitment “WayFinder Recruitment Agency”. Learners on the Employability Pathway experience work at local employers in the industry’s learners would like to work in and receive up to 3-days supported employment training. With most learners securing employment, the WayFinder teams family and employer approach support successful outcomes into employment.

Learners benefit from embedded English, Maths & IT, independence skills and employability focused Pathways.

Vocational options available are:

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Studies
  • Art
  • Business Administration
  • Conservation
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Enterprise
  • Equine Studies
  • Floristry
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality & Catering
  • Labouring (CSCS)
  • Retail
  • Wildlife Management 

All Vocational subjects are accredited through nationally recognised qualifications.

Our offer can be delivered in a truly individualised approach, which has led to very high rates of success.

Specialist Facilities

  • Unique Hospitality & Catering training venues
  • Operational Working Farm
  • Supported Internships
  • Employment After Care Service
  • Work Experience
  • In-house Speech & Language Therapy
  • In-house Occupational Therapy
  • In-house Emotional Well-being Worker
  • Independent Careers Advisor
  • Sensory environment
  • Duke of Edinburgh Approved Activity Provider
  • Information, advice and guidance (Matrix accredited)
  • Numerous community-based teaching and learning opportunities across East Midlands and South Yorkshire

Other Information

  • After Care After College Club for Employment learners up to 3 years
  • Lifelong Learning Day Services
  • Lifelong Learning Employability Programme
  • School Links Programme
  • Parental Engagement Activities

After College After Care

Wayfinder Recruitment Agency offers ongoing support and encouragement after College. We provide our learners with the following ongoing aftercare:

  • CV Writing
  • Applying for Jobs
  • Applying for Voluntary Placements
  • Support during job interviews

https://www.wayfinderrecruitment.co.uk/

  • > Our expertise

    We have expertise in meeting the needs of students with:

    • Severe learning difficulties
    • Moderate learning difficulties
    • Autism spectrum disorder
    • Behavioural difficulties
    • Communication difficulties
    • Asperger syndrome
    • Autism spectrum disorder with associated challenging behaviour
    • Profound and multiple learning difficulties
  • > Our curriculum

    We offer:

    • A specialised land-based curriculum
    • Opportunities to prepare for work after college
    • Opportunities to experience real work situations
    • Opportunities to explore a range of living options after college
    • Opportunities for work experience
    • Opportunities to improve literacy, numeracy and/or communication skills
    • Opportunities to follow vocational qualifications
    • A programme to help students to look after themselves more independently
    • Opportunities to follow vocational courses
    • A transition programme into supported or open employment
  • > Our specialist services

    • In-house occupational therapy
    • In-house speech and language therapy
    • Specialist training to enable independent travel
    • Guidance and counselling services
    • Extensive use of assistive and adaptive technologies
    • Help with finding suitable long term provision

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The S41 symbol next to most of the colleges in the directory means that they are on the Secretary of State’s Approved List.

This list, developed as part of the Children and Families Act 2014, means that some parts of the Act apply to these independent institutions. This includes specialist colleges.