Unity College
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Post 16
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11 - 18
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150 West Wycombe Road
High Wycombe
HP12 3AE

School Description

Unity College provides full-time education for up to 24 boys and girls between 11 and 16 years of age requiring support with social, emotional and mental health issues. It caters for those who are accommodated in residential homes operated by the school’s proprietor, and a small number of day pupils. All pupils have experienced significant difficulties and disruption to their education. The school opened and first admitted pupils in January 2011. It is run by the Keys Childcare Group under a contractual arrangement with the Thames Valley CrossRegional Project. This is a partnership of six local authorities that places and funds the pupils at the school. The current headteacher has been in post since October 2016. The school is led by Inspection report: Unity College, 26–28 September 2017 Page 8 of 11 the headteacher, with oversight from the proprietor’s director of education, assistant director of operations and director of the cross-regional project. Currently, six full-time pupils are on roll aged between 12 and 16 years of age. The majority are in the care of the local authority, and all pupils currently on roll have a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan. The school has an arrangement with two local organisations, Aylesbury motor project, which is part of Aylesbury College, and The Round House, to provide additional education and training opportunities. The school was last in inspected in February 2015. The school aims to build pupils’ self-esteem and independence by ‘providing a nurturing learning environment supported by a therapeutic ethos’.

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