Skills for Life
Literacy, Numeracy are embedded within the curriculum based on the Adult Core Curriculum for Literacy and Numeracy and includes speaking and listening (including all verbal and non-verbal communication. More……
Arts and Crafts
Our vision within arts and crafts is to provide excellent art and craft opportunities and facilities for all to enable everyone to experience, explore, enjoy, and develop their interests and personal skills. More…….
Whilst everyone can take part in Drama Music at different levels and in a variety of social and leisure settings, it can also be studied with a view towards employment opportunities. More…….
Information Learning Technology
Accessing a wide range of ICT formats, students reinforce and develop their individual skills throughout the College day, during extended curriculum or classes offered through community resources. More…….
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL
Living Your Life
This course aims to create a safe and secure environment for the young people to gain a greater awareness of their bodies, emotions and relationships. More …….
The Life Skills curriculum covers Money Matters, Healthy Lifestyles, Advocacy, Rights and Housing. Each topic areas gives scope for building essential tools for independent living. More …….
This programme teaches independent livig skills to enable studemts to lead a much more fulfilled life in thier home setting as well as a college environment. More .....
Physical wellbeing session emphasis the importance of regular activities and the related health benefits of most sporting activities. More…….
The Animals in Distress charity in partnership with Oakwood Court College provide an ideal and safe location for students to experience Animal Care. More......
The college offers students the catering opportunity and develop general vocational and specific employable skills. Students are place in the college’s kitchen to carry out a variety of tasks to contribute to the running of a working kitchen. More.....
Since the academic year 2006 – 07 the college has formed a partnership with a charity called Animals in Distress. The partnership allows the students to work at the charity’s shop so that they can develop the skills that will enable them to work in this setting and similar settings in the future. More.....
The two year Horticulture course gives students the opportunity to gain an understanding of horticultural practices and roles. Sessions are split into theoretical and practical parts, introducing the students to both background knowledge and practical horticultural skills. More.....
The two year Grounds Maintenance course gives student the opportunity to gain an understanding of the principles of Grounds Maintenance, their application and job roles. Sessions are split into theoretical and practical parts, introducing the students to both background knowledge and practical ground maintenance skills. More.....
Support in the Community
All the students at Oakwood Court College take part in the Supporting the Community. At the start of each term the students are offered a number community based activities from which they identify three preferred choices. More.....
The work shop is a vocational area which gives the students a friendly safe environment to practice and experience hands on practical skills. Students participate in a wide range of activities which include health & safety, tool recognition and use, measurement, planning and design and a variety of practical tasks, which include the completion of individual projects. More.....
The Oakey Dokey Enterprise Scheme is a great opportunity for students to take part in running a small manufacturing business. This commercial/industrial venture involves students in manufacturing and selling garden ornaments. It encourages a sense of belonging, ownership and responsibility for the budding student entrepreneur. The project is managed by a group students supported by two members of staff. More......
The Work Preparation course aims to prepare students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of working life. More......
The course aims to develop the students’ understanding of the vocational opportunities available to them, the tasks and the health and safety issues involved in such vocational areas. This is a central element of the programme as the college is aware that a successful placement must engage the individual student by being of interest to them. More.....
Last Updated ( Friday, 07 January 2011 )