Examples of good practice in colleges

Many colleges are already delivering excellent education for young people with autism. Here are some examples.

National Star College logoNational Star College

Our cohorts of learners with autism increase year on year. We believe it is vitally important for all learners to identify what works best for each individual, maximising their inclusion and unique attainment potential through person-centred approaches. How we achieve this for learners with autism is best evidenced by sharing the stories of Abdullah and Barry, two learners integrated into the ‘creative and performing arts’ environments.

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Hereward College pupilsHereward College

A film called 'Our Life Our World with Autism' made by two different groups of students at Hereward College. They talk about living with autism, independence, their hopes and aspirations, and getting an education with the right support. The film was made in collaboration with Hereward College and Coventry University.

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CONEL logoThe College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) aims to serve the community of the Upper Lea Valley by promoting social inclusion and economic prosperity through the provision of education and learning. Our vision is to enhance the life experience of all young people and adults within the college community and help them expand their aspirations in life.

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Share your good practice examples

If you are a college and want to share your examples of good practice with learners with autism, please contact us at info@ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk