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Gateway Campus

Park Road
Blackpool
FY1 4JN

T: +44 (0)1253 352 352
E: info@blackpool.ac.uk

Transforming lives developing futures

They’re so supportive and are always there to help you - they’ve given me hope about my life and my career
Roshen- Gateway Student of the Year 2017
What we do

Gateway is a specialised facility in which expert staff support and prepare young people to achieve their goals in work as well as in life.

Specialist facilities

Our dedicated campus provides a safe, supportive and aspirational environment for students to learn as well as thrive. We provide students with a number of different practical work rooms including those for our catering, hair and beauty and art students. These spaces allow for our students to have a first-hand experience into working environments and are designed with interactive learning in mind.

Experienced and dedicated staff

Our staff at Gateway are a team of highly educated and experienced tutors that are experts within their individual specialism’s. They are passionate and dedicated about supporting individuals, helping them to realise their own potential.

Learning, teaching & assessment- key features

+ entry level/level 1 courses (including
employability skills)
+ life skills for entry 1 and entry 2 levels
+ interactive curriculum
+ work experience
+ bespoke curriculum
+ personalised timetables
+ maths and English
+ employability skills
+ excellent progression with positive outcomes

Support

A vast range of dedicated learning support ensures all students can confidently achieve their learning goals and includes:
+ meet and greet
+ speech and language therapy
+ sensory provision
+ communication support workers

We proudly deliver the Prince’s Trust Achieve programme, designed to support young people who are at risk of underachieving at school or college to engage with and succeed in education.
Our partners

We work with Blackpool FC Community Trust Women & Girls Programme, National Citizen Service (NCS) and AoC Sport Pan Ability Football Team to support students’ personal development.

Enrichment

The following activities are central to campus life and support confidence building along with the development of social and life skills.
+ youth club
+ educational visits
+ football team
+ resilience workshop
+ boxing therapy
+ #thisgirlcan campaign
+ FREE breakfast club
+ ‘student of the week’ reward
+ Fusion lunch club
+ STEM club
+ maths and English workshops
+ National Citizen Service (NCS)
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