The Foundation Learning programme comprises of Entry Level and Level 1 qualifications. The programme has no specific entry criteria and provides a personalised and flexible approach to learning, so you can gain the skills and qualifications to allow you to progress to further study or employment.
Students will go out of the college on a regular basis, to enhance their learning and give them opportunities to practise the new skills they are learning.
See us in action
Harvey came to Itchen from Great Oaks School. He excelled in her time at Itchen, completing several qualifications during his time here.
Personal & Social Development - Pass
Maths Functional Skills - Pass
English Fuctional Skills - Pass
IT Users BTEC Level 1 - Pass
Our Essential Skills students have spent the last two weeks doing various activities to mark the end of the academic year. The students visited Royal Victoria…Read more >
On Tuesday 31 January, Essential Skills welcomed William and Charlie, his pets as therapy (PAT) dog. First of all we asked questions like: how long do you…Read more >
Anne Cook - Support4Learning Manager
Support4Learning Manager, has a Diploma for Teachers of Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (OCR) and is also an associate member of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA).
Laura Duncan - Level 1 Coordinator
Teacher of Level 1 Vocational Studies, Health & Social Care and Mathematics and IT.