The College is based across two campuses at Forest Hall and Killingworth in Newcastle and offers a range of programmes and flexible packages of further education and training across Tyne and Wear for those 16-25. The College is part of the wider Percy Hedley Foundation which supports students with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities to develop their communication, independence and employability skills to make a successful transition. This includes access to high quality integrated therapy, social enterprises, the Hedley Employability Project and sport and leisure facilities.
Students are supported by the Hedley interdisciplinary team of specialists and Therapists, Specialist Learning Support Assistants and Tutors. The college works in partnership with a wide range of services, supported employment programmes, general further education establishments and volunteering projects to support students into a successful transition.
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We are proud to be Karten Centre as part of the Ian Karten Trust. We offer art, ceramics, living skills, horticulture, drop-in IT facilities, and a sports outreach department as part of this.