Unity College

Unity College is a specialist provision catering for young people who have Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD).

Many of our young people are in care and so we specialise in dealing with attachment disorders, offering a therapeutic service. 

The curriculum is personalised for the individual with no two students has an identical provision.

Who to contact

Contact Name
David Stevinson
Contact Position
Headteacher
Telephone
E-mail
davidstevinson@keyschildcare.co.uk
Website
Unity College

Where to go

Name
Unity College
Address
150
West Wycombe Road
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
Postcode
HP12 3AE
Venue Notes

There is parking on site, with the young people either coming by taxi or being transported by staff from one of the attached homes 

Geographic Area Covered
Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Bracknell Forest, Hertfordshire, Reading

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Age Ranges
11 to 16 years

Referral

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referral through the local authority.

Local Offer

Description

Unity College is a specialist education provision which caters for students aged 11 to 16 years with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD) who need a smaller, more structured educational placement in order to succeed academically. The college in conjunction with Keys Child Care provides placements for students who reside in nearby Keys homes and for local day placements.

Working in partnership to unlock each individual's true potential.

Needs Supported:

  • Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD)
Contact Name
David Stevinson
Contact Telephone
Contact Email
davidstevinson@keyschildcare.co.uk
Local Offer Age Bands
16 to 18
12 to 15
8 to 11
Needs Level
Autism
Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
SEN Provision Type
Targeted service or Specialist service (Referral required)

General Local Offer Response

What needs does your service or activity aim to meet for children and young people with SEND and their families?

Educate young people in a therapeutic environment.

What outcomes does your service or activity aim to achieve for children and young people with SEND and their families?

A variety of educational opportunities for young people in Key Stages 3 and 4 leading to a range of qualifications.

How can children and young people with SEND and their families start to use your service or activity?

The local authority needs to complete the referral form.

How is your service or activity fully accessible to children, young people with SEND and their families, for example, facilities, support from staff?

The ratio of staff to pupils is high which makes it possible to respond to the needs of the young people, As each young person has a personalised timetable it is possible to respond to their needs.

How do you communicate with children, young people with SEND and their families?

We communicate with families and carers on a frequent, often daily basis. A weekly report is produced and we have a termly parents consultation, and an annual written report. On a termly basis we produce a newsletter.

What training have your staff and/or volunteers received to support children and young people with SEND and their families?

All our staff have been trained in the secure based model which is the therapeutic model we follow. The vast majority of staff have also been trained in Team Teach.

Last Updated
18/05/2020

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