United Response

Learning Partner Description

    ROC College Mission Statement
    ROC College delivers personalised education and support to enable learners to progress and be challenged whilst promoting and building on independence.
    ROC College is a specialist college that provides education within Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. We work with young people between the ages of 16 and 25 with Education, Health and Care Plans.
    We are a College that believes teaching and learning takes place in your community, not just the classroom. We deliver a range of personalised and accredited programmes that support students to transition into adulthood by developing independent living skills, providing therapeutic input and building employability skills. We value the way in which all young people are unique, and our curriculum promotes respect for the views of each young person, as well as for people of all cultures.
    Personalised Learning
    The College has its own unique curriculums, all of which are individual to each student. They are built together with the student using a holistic approach to academic, social and personal targets, all with the goal of preparing for adulthood and a transition into the wider world of independence and work. Or …. through:
    – Providing a broad and balanced education for all students

    – Enabling students to develop knowledge, understand concepts and acquire skills, and be able to choose and apply these in relevant situations.

    – Supporting students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and ensure they have an understanding of British values and how they can contribute positively to society.

    – Ensuring students have an understanding of possible extreme views and ideology that might lead to terrorist activity and how to safeguard themselves against this.

    – Ensuring that students have the information to make informed life-style choices and can express themselves without cultural bias and prejudice.

    – Supporting students’ physical development and responsibility for their own health, and enable them to be active.

    – Promoting a positive attitude towards learning.

    – Ensuring equal access to learning, with high expectations for every student and appropriate levels of challenge and support.

    – Providing activities that support students learning and progression, and enable them to work towards achieving their goals.

    – Developing students’ independent learning skills and resilience, to equip them for their next steps. For example, readiness for transition into supported living, supported employment/internships and employment.
    Students can also gain a range of qualifications from OCN London, City & Guilds and Pearson Edexcel. Subjects include:
    – Skills for Working Life
    – Employability Skills (Catering, Childcare, Health & Social Care, Hospitality and many more)
    – Independent Living Skills
    – Functional skills such as Maths and English
    – GCSE Maths & English

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