Brighter Futures is not only an Alternative Education and Vocational Provider but we are a Not for Profit organisation, a Social Enterprise, providing Academic Education, Following the National Curriculum, covering all the Key Stages in the core subjects, English, Maths and ICT.
Functional Skills are also offered the core subjects, English, Maths and ICT
We offer Flexible Vocational training programmes within the construction and vehicle maintenance sectors as well as cooking and hair and beauty. We work with hard to reach groups who find it difficult to be in a classroom environment and to learn by traditional teaching methods. We also work with many individuals with complex needs who have previously found it difficult to access mainstream education and training opportunities.
Ours is not just a “chalk and talk” company. Practical sessions are undertaken in: a building site environment, a working garage and workshop, a salon and kitchen. Students will also learn about team work, improve their organisational skills, develop an understanding of planning and enhance their interpersonal skills. The aim of the programmes are keep the students engaged,
to allow them to learn whilst taking part in practical sessions, to gain an understanding and experience of a range of vocational skills whilst developing and improving not only their knowledge but their personal and social skills, behaviour and the importance of an education, with a view to reintegrate the student back into mainstream school or further education, training program or aprenticeship.
Some of Our Programs
Following the National Curriculum, covering all the Key Stages in the core subjects, English, Maths and ICT. Functional Skills are also offered the core subjects, English, Maths and ICT
We provide a range of vocational programs and qualifications including:
ASDAN Bronze, ASDAN SilverPHSE,
ASDAN Experience of Work Award, PHSE
Employability, Health and Safety in theWork Place, Functional Skills in, English,
ASDAN Experience of Work Award in:
Arts / crafts / Bike repairs
Basic Hair and Beauty
All areas of construction including:
Joinery , Kitchen fitting
Plastering , Plumbing
Tiling , Wallpapering
We Also Offer:
Welding (Fabrication) more....
Vehicle Maintenance / Valeting more....
Embedded in these programs are all the Key Skills/Life Skills: Communication, Improve own Learning, Working With Others, IT, Problem Solving, Numeracy.
One Step at a time
Learner Assessments include:
Individual Learning Plans
Weekly Activity, Behaviour
and Attendance Reports
Half Term Reports