Supported Learning in Leeds

​All Post-16 education providers in Leeds welcome young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities, most of whom can get the support they need in a mainstream college or school.

Young people with more complex needs, a SEN statement or Education, Health & Care plan (EHCP) might need specialist education provision. Below you will find a range of providers for more complex needs, including SILCs (Specialist Inclusive Learning Centres), colleges, schools and employment resources.


Supported Learning Playlist

Watch three short films on various aspects of supported learning in Leeds



Broomfield SILC, Broomfield SILCexternalexternal
John Jamieson East SILC - Medical Needs, John Jamieson East SILC - Medical Needsexternalexternal
North West SILC, North West SILCexternalexternal
West Oaks SILC: We Can Do Co, West Oaks SILC: We Can Do Coexternalexternal
West SILC, West SILCexternalexternal



Leeds City College - Foundation Learning, Leeds City College - Foundation Learningexternalexternal
Notre Dame College, Notre Dame Collegeexternalexternal
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore Collegeexternalexternal
Vine at Leeds City College, Vine at Leeds City Collegeexternalexternal
Wakefield College, Wakefield Collegeexternalexternal



Allerton Grange High SchoolAllerton Grange High School, Allerton Grange High Schoolexternalexternal
Allerton High SchoolAllerton High School, Allerton High Schoolexternalexternal
Brigshaw High SchoolBrigshaw High School, Brigshaw High Schoolexternalexternal
John Smeaton AcademyJohn Smeaton Academy, John Smeaton Academyexternalexternal
Ralph ThoresbyRalph Thoresby, Ralph Thoresbyexternalexternal
Roundhay Sixth FormRoundhay Sixth Form, Roundhay Sixth Formexternalexternal
St John's Catholic School for the DeafSt John's Catholic School for the Deaf, St John's Catholic School for the Deafexternalexternal
Swallow Hill Community CollegeSwallow Hill Community College, Swallow Hill Community Collegeexternalexternal



Access to Work (DWP), Access to Work (DWP)externalexternal
Looking for work if you're disabled, Looking for work if you're disabledexternalexternal
Mencap: Support for young people and adults, Mencap: Support for young people and adultsexternalexternal
Remploy, Remployexternalexternal
Roundhay Sixth Form, Roundhay Sixth Formexternalexternal
Supported Internships in Leeds (Youtube film), Supported Internships in Leeds (Youtube film)externalexternal
Supported Internships: What are they?, Supported Internships: What are they?externalexternal
Work Choice (DWP), Work Choice (DWP)externalexternal
Your Rights: Discrimination, Your Rights: Discriminationexternalexternal

The Leeds Local Offer

• Information about Post-16 Options

• Information for Parents & Carers

• Education Health and Care Plans (EHCP): What they are and how you get one

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For more information contact Leeds SEND Information Advice Support Service on 0113 395 1200