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Foundation Studies

If you want to improve skills for personal progression, whether it be accessing the next level of course to study a particular subject or developing your independent living skills, you've applied to study at the right place and we can't wait to meet you!

Our Entry Level and Level 1 courses offer students vocational and employability opportunities to progress within a college setting and/or the workplace. With a variety of pathways to suit individual student needs, including outstanding study opportunities for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Our vocational offer, life skills courses and supported internship programme are designed to develop students' personal and social development skills alongside working towards gaining valuable employability and study skills for future progression.

Ofsted, 2019
Teachers of learners who have high needs, who are on foundation programmes, adapt the provision carefully in to smaller, achievable chunks so learners develop - step by step - their knowledge and skills to live independent lives.

Ofsted, 2019

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Foundation Studies

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

ENTRY LEVEL 3 PATHWAY Summer Task

Level 1 Art & Design

LEVEL 1 ART DESIGN design a room task

LEVEL 1 ART DESIGN pop art rainbow task

LEVEL 1 ART DESIGN quote painting task

LEVEL 1 ART DESIGN spring collage landscape task

LEVEL 1 ART DESIGN jam jar coupage task

Level 1 Early Years & Health and Social Care

LEVEL 1 EARLY YEARS AND HEALTH SOCIAL CARE Human Rights Summer Work

Level 1 Health & Social Care

LEVEL 1 HEALTH SOCIAL CARE TASK 1

LEVEL 1 HEALTH SOCIAL CARE TASK 2

Level 1 IT

LEVEL 1 IT create a presentation TASK 1

LEVEL 1 IT design an interactive presentation TASK 2

LEVEL 1 IT PRESENTATION EVALUATION TASK 3

Level 1 Sport & Public Services

LEVEL 1 SPORT PUBLIC SERVICES

Supported Internships

INTERNSHIPS

In the meantime, if you have a question for Mel about the course? You can get in touch by emailing mel.aubrey@nscg.ac.uk

Supported Internships

New for 2020 at Stafford College! NSCG offers supported internships to help students aged 16-25 with a disability, take a step into paid employment. Supported internships are structured study programmes intended to enable young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities to achieve sustainable, paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need for work through learning in the workplace.

NEW STARTERS FACEBOOK GROUP

Take some time to get to know us really well. You will find our latest news, events and updates by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you are on Facebook please be sure to join our new Facebook groups ‘NSCG Stafford College Starters 2021’ where you can virtually join a community of learners who will also be joining NSCG in September, some of whom may be on the same course as you.

Get in touch

Got a question about your course? Complete the form below and we'll respond as soon as we can.

Department Highlights

Care in the Community

NSCG Foundation Studies hand painted over 1000 recycled plastic bottles for a Remembrance Service installation displayed outside the College in November 2018.

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Volunteering in the Community

Student Matthew Goddard, won the under 18’s Inspiring Individual Award at the 2018 Stafford Borough Council Community Awards for his voluntary work with Stafford Town Girls Under 15’s Football Club.

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Excelling in and out of the classroom

Student, Cameron Sargent is not only excelling in his studies but also on the ice-rink where he competes internationally as a champion figure skater, his most notable achievement winning Silver in the Special Olympics.

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No Planet B

Level 1 Foundation Studies students take part in Stafford's annual 'There's No Planet B' environmental arts festival.

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