New Direction 16-19 Study Programmes

Study Programmes for young people aged 16-19 years

New Direction

New Direction is a programme that provides young people with real work experience as well as developing skills and gaining qualifications. Our programmes offer high quality work placements combined with in-depth industry knowledge from dedicated and experienced teaching staff.

Our programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to move into employment, an apprenticeship or continue into higher education. Continuous support will be provided, and a wide range of subjects are available including;

  • Beauty
  • Business Administration
  • Caretaking
  • Construction
  • Childcare, Children and Young People's Workforce and Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Health and Social Care
  • Warehousing

Other areas will be available, so you're sure to find something for you!

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Behaviour Policy

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For more information

For more information, or to apply contact Samantha Riley on 0191 2773520 or email