Post 16 options for students with SEND
When a young person leaves school, some or all of the following options may be available to them, depending on their ability, independence and support needs:
- full-time education at college
- training or apprenticeships - either work-based or foundation learning
- employment - open, supported or voluntary
These include staying on in school sixth form or non-maintained and independent specialist schools (NMISS), further education (FE) colleges and independent specialist colleges (ISC).
Help and advice
Young people with SEND can find information on organisations and charities who can offer help and support for the transition between school and work.