Mode’s study programme is delivered as follows:
Every student has a thorough initial assessment, an individual learning plan is completed and agreed in consultation with student, mentor, parent or guardian and Mode personal assessor.
Pupils spend between one and five days per week with Mode. They work towards one or more qualifications, with regular reviews and progress reports provided to their schools. The length of the programme is tailored to suit the young person and their individual circumstances, whether they are at school or have been excluded. Work experience placements are available with carefully chosen local employers to support students learning.
Flexible, ongoing, one-to-one support is available for pupils with additional learning needs eg dyslexia, numeracy, literacy. Pastoral support at Mode is exceptional staff are available to attend case conference meetings, social service reviews and safeguarding meetings.
Throughout the programme students are given advice and guidance on the next steps following completion of their training. Visits are arranged with employers and guest speakers invited to speak to students, this ensures they have all the information they need to make well informed career choices. Post 16 study programmes and apprenticeships are delivered at Mode and all students who have followed our school study programme pathway are guaranteed an interview with the view of progressing onto further training, employment or higher education.