Wisbech Centre

Opened: January 2006

DfE: 873/6041

Centre Manager: Sharon Claydon

Email: sclaydon@ontrackeducation.com

Telephone: 01945 580898

The Premises

Since on Track purchased the premises in 2008, our Wisbech  Education Centre has undergone major refurbishment and improvements to the building. The brick built premises are ground floor level and situated on the outskirts of Wisbech within a light industrial estate. The building consists of seven teaching rooms, I.C.T. suite, art and craft room, kitchen, ‘chill out’ room, office and staff room. The Centre stands in its own grounds which the students and staff maintain as part of the horticulture project, making use of their polytunnel to cultivate plants for planting out and selling as part of their enterprise scheme. On Track rents a further 2 light industrial units in which design and technology projects, including car maintenance, wood and metal work take place.

 

The STAFF AND SUBJECT SPECIALISMS

The team consists of the Centre Manager, a Teaching and Learning Manager/SENCO, six experienced teachers and tutors for Maths/Science, English/ICT, PHSE/Social Skills, Prep for Working Life, Home Cooking Skills, Design and Technology, Art and Craft, Life Skills and Work Related Learning are embedded in the On Track Curriculum. All lessons have support staff who work alongside individual students.

The staff specialise in working with young people with statements of Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) (SEBD) and other barriers to learning including Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Aspergers and Autism and ADHD.

All students follow an accredited AQA UAS PE Fitness Programme making use of local leisure centers.

All staff are trained in Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning and Communication Difficulties.


KEY FEATURES:

  • Purpose built premises

  • Alternative curriculum with emphasis on work related skills and accreditation through AQA Unit Award Scheme, Entry Level Certificates, Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT up to Level 2, and G.C.S.E. qualifications in Maths and Art.

  • Max. group size: 4

  • 1:1 home tutoring and integration programme through our Outreach Team

  • Students work towards Foundation Learning qualifications in addition to GCSEs where appropriate

 

Safeguarding Policy - On Track Education Centre, Wisbech

Copies of all On Track policies including the Complaints Procedure can be obtained on request from Head Office or the School's Centre Manager.