2022/2023 College Term Dates At a Glance

Term 1: 7 September – 21 October 2022

Term 2: 31 October  – 16 December 2022 (Staff Training Day: 18 November)

Term 3: 3 January – 10 February 2023 (Staff Training Day: 10 February)

Term 4: 20 February – 31 March 2023

Term 5: 17 April – 26 May 2023 (Staff Training Day: 17 April)

Term 6: 5 June – 13 July 2023

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Providing inclusive specialised education and training for young people with learning difficulties

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Specialist support from a highly trained and experienced professional staff team

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Close working relationship between family and external agencies

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Individualised and relevant transition planning

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Staff trained to work effectively with students to actively build confidence and resilience

On offer at Kite College

A Safe, Nurturing College

We ensure all our learners are given equal opportunity to engage in college life by putting their individual needs at the forefront of their learning. Programmes are taught in smaller teaching groups to allow a more focused approach to teaching whilst building confidence and developing independence.

College Canteen

You can purchase light meals, refreshments, and snacks in our College Canteen throughout the day.

We also provide a breakfast club and subsidise meals for those who are entitled to Free School Meals.

Staff who care

Our specialist staff are here to support you in every aspect of your journey into adulthood.

We offer access to counselling, support with mental wellbeing and guidance on how to manage your emotions.

Here are some of our popular programmes

Construction Multi Skills

Our Construction and Multi Skills programme offers vocational training from Entry Level to Level 2 in Carpentry/Joinery, Bricklaying, Wall & Floor Tiling, Heating & Plumbing, Painting & Decorating, Plastering and Electrical.

Hair and Beauty

Our fully equipped and fully functioning Hair & Beauty Salon operates as working salon in which you will have the opportunity to make bookings, meet and greet clients and learn the basis of the Hair and Beauty Industry, and complete Entry Level and Level 1 in Hair Dressing, with progression onto Beauty.

Motor Vehicle Technology

Our range of automotive programmes will train you for many facets of the automotive industry.  Whether you want to learn about motor vehicle maintenance repair, or vehicle body and paint repairs.

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Helping young people achieve their Goals & aspirations

The overarching aim of KITE College is to ensure all learners with learning difficulties achieve their aspirations by equipping them with the necessary life skills to transition into sustainable employment or training and adulthood.  We focus on:

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Bespoke learning programmes tailored around the learners' EHCP

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Building confidence & developing independence

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Life skills to promote independent living

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Providing a real college experience on a smaller scale than in mainstream colleges

COMMUNICATION IS KEY

We believe that when communication is effective, learners, parents/ carers and staff all benefit. As such we have a whole sub-section of our website dedicated to both learners and parents/carers:

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LEARNER PAGES

For information and guidance on preparing to join KITE College, understanding your EHCP and other useful resources please visit our Learner Pages.

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PARENT/CARER PAGES

For information and guidance on supporting your young person whilst at KITE College, including understanding their EHCP, and chance to have your say on our Parent/Carer Forum, please visit our Parent/Carer Pages.

Affiliations & Accreditations

Get in Touch

Phone

01795 476450

Email

info@kite-college.org

Address

Unit 1 & 2, Bonham Drive, Eurolink Business Park, Sittingbourne, ME10 3RY