Independent Special Needs School

146-150 Newington Road, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 6PT

Ofsted Rated Good School

Sixth Form

We have one class in the Sixth Form at Small Haven.

Small Haven Sixth Form

The sixth form is located in a self-contained two storey building adjacent to the school office. The class teacher is Mr Gwyther who is supported by our Occupational Therapist Collette.

It consists of two classrooms with a breakaway area for group work, kitchen, utility area, shower and garden and a spacious common room which is located on the first floor. The sixth form is an important part of the school but will essentially be separate from most school activities. However, to support their development and skills, students may take on roles of responsibility for the school such as offering catering for events, organising fund raising activities, or stewarding at Sports day.

The aim of the sixth form is to extend the students learning and prepare them for the world of further education, work, and independent living in the 21st Century. Students will be supported and challenged to further develop their skills in the core subjects of Maths and English. Essential ICT skills will be embedded across the curriculum. Alongside this, there will be the opportunity to gain accreditations in a range of BTEC programmes suited to individual interests. The Arts award qualification is also available for students pursuing a creative pathway. There will also be the opportunity to undertake meaningful work experience.

Students will be provided with extensive opportunities for further social and emotional development in order to prepare them for the future.

Small Haven School prides itself on adapting to the individual needs of the young people it serves and as such the programmes of study may vary each year depending on the interests and skills of the students. Our key focus is nurturing aspirations, empowering to increase confidence, mastering essential life skills and enabling students to successfully transition on to the next stage of their journey.