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Foundation Learning

Foundation Learning is a fantastic place for you to start your journey towards an independent future and can help you get the qualifications and skills you need. We provide an inclusive environment that helps you access education and learning through practical means.

Foundation Learning
Courses
9 Courses Available
Career Start – North Star Campus This programme is suitable for students who are working at grade 2 and 3 GCSE. Students will be able to select their chosen vocational departments between both campuses.As part of the qualification of the programme, there will be units dedi…
Study Mode: Full Time Location: North Star Campus
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Career Start – Queens Drive Campus This programme is suitable for students who are working at grade 2 and 3 GCSEM, students will be able to select their chosen vocational departments between both campuses. As part of the qualification of the programme, there will be units de…
Study Mode: Full Time Location: Queens Drive Campus
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Career Starts (Routes to a Career) This programme is suitable for students who are working at grade 2 and 3 GCSE. Students will be able to select their chosen vocational departments between both campuses.As part of the qualification of the programme, there will be units dedi…
Level: Level E Study Mode: Full Time Location: North Star Campus
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Evolve Evolve is a bespoke programme of education and/or training for employment. The Evolve programme can only be accessed by you if you are aged 16-19, have been issued an Education, Health & Care Plan by Swindon Borough Council, and are not…
Study Mode: Full Time Location: Queens Drive Campus
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Independence (Skills for Further Learning & Employment) This course is designed to support young people who have additional needs become more independent and prepare for their future as an adult. The course will support them in learning the skills they need to operate in modern society and live …
Level: Level E Study Mode: Full Time Location: North Star Campus
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Pre-Supported Internship This course is designed to support students with additional needs prepare for getting into employment and is an ideal precursor to embarking on a Supported Internship. Students who apply for this programme must have a keen intention to gain…
Qualification: Leisure Level: Level E Study Mode: Full Time Location: North Star Campus
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Re-Ignite Programme (Part time) This programme was discussed with Swindon and Wiltshire Council and is designed to help give learners the opportunities to re-engage in education or get ready to enter into the workplace. It was decided that NEET young people are often unsu…
Qualification: Leisure Level: Level E Study Mode: Full Time Location: North Star Campus
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Supported Internship A Supported Internship is a programme designed to support young people who have an Education, Health and Care Plan to gain paid employment. Interns on this programme will be supported by a Job Coach who will work with them to identify their…
Qualification: Leisure Level: Level X Study Mode: Full Time Location: North Star Campus
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Facilities and Resources

  • Purpose-built bespoke area providing a safe space to learn and transition to college life 
  • Support and resources for students with additional needs 
  • Experienced staff who strive to make learning accessible to all.

Initiatives and Work Experience 

Our foundation learning students have been involved in a range of projects and initiatives including:

  • Working with local employers Hall and Woodhouse, Blunsdon House, and Aqualush through supported internships
  • Started a coffee shop at College 
  • Created a memorial garden 
  • Attended a beauty show in London 
  • Ran a winter fair to raise money for a trip to Lydiard Park
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Queens Drive Campus
Queens Drive Campus
New College Drive
Swindon
SN3 1AH
Tel: 01793 611470
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North Star Campus
North Star Campus
North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1DY
Tel: 01793 491591
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Adult Education Centre
Adult Education Centre
Focal Point
27-35 Fleet Street
Swindon SN1 1RQ
Tel: 01793 511665
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Institute of Technology
Institute of Technology
North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1DY
Tel: 01793 491591
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