Further Learning and Employment

Young Adults - Opportunities for students with SEND

Transition for young people with special education needs and disabilities can have a significant impact on their experience of moving into adulthood. The options that young people have after year 11 can be confusing, the post 16 landscape is very diverse. There are many different routes and pathways that young people can take and choices have to be carefully made. Gathering information about different options is an essential part of this process.

Leaving School? - What are your options in St Helens?


Post-16 Support - how will you be supported? 

Options for Post-16 should encompass, support that leads to employment, supported employment, independent living, good health, friends, relationships and community inclusion for all young people with special education needs.


Help with making decisions - Council for Disabled Children

When young people leave school after year 11, they are likely to have some or all of the following pathways to adulthood options available to them, depending on their ability, independence and support needs:



The purpose of the Local Offer is to enable parents and young people to see more clearly what services are available for children with special educational needs and disabilities in their area, and how to access them.

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