Faculty Leader:

Post 16 Teacher: Miss S. Cardy

Post 16 (Years 12 & 13) at Friars Academy places a greater emphasis on Life Skills in preparation for independent living and choices Post 18 and beyond. Students follow a bespoke timetable delivered in a specialised unit with a dedicated staff team.

During their time in Post 16 learners have the opportunity to develop a number of skills following AQA accredited courses. These courses cover:

Numeracy and literacy are addressed throughout the delivery of our bespoke courses as well as the use of Social Stories and Colourful Semantics to support and encourage development of communication and understanding.

Our programme of study is continually developed and reviewed in order to deliver content that is both relevant and interesting to our learners with opportunities to individualise accreditations according to needs.