Destinations & Outcomes

Learners at The Heights have progressed onto a range of Destinations, including Local Colleges, Apprenticeships, Traineeships and entering the world of work. At The Heights we continue to support Learners once they have progressed onto their chosen Post 16 pathway.

The 2022 School Leavers progressed onto a range of post secondary options, detail of which can be found below (Data Correct as of October 2022) :

  • 94.7%  of students enrolled onto Post 16 options (Including College or Apprenticeship).
  • 81.5% of students enrolled onto a College course or at a Training Provider.
  • 5.2% of students enrolled on an Apprenticeship.
  • 5.3%  of students are currently NEET and are seeking employment and training.

The above data is reviewed in accordance to the school destinations (copies of this are available from the school’s Careers Leader). Sustainability data for the 2022 cohort will start to be collated at the start of the Spring Term this is supported by the New Directions Team.

Those who are currently NEET are being supported by relevant professionals including New Directions and Children’s Social care where appropriate.

 

Alumni

At The Heights, we are very proud of our student achievement at Post 16 level, we encourage ex students to become part of our Alumni Network which is overseen by our School Careers Leader; Mr Doohan. If any student’s would like to be part of our Network they can contact Mr Doohan via email at ross.doohan@theheightsfreeschool.org or via the School’s Careers Twitter page @TheHeightsCEIAG.

Below are just some of our Student Success stories:

Scott (2020 Leaver)

Scott started The Heights after coming from a local Mainstream setting, having completed his MV course at The Heights he progressed onto Burnley College doing a foundation course in Construction. 2 Years later he has successfully completed both his Level 1 & 2 in Bricklaying. He is now seeking further employment whilst working with a local employer developing vital employability skills through his work placement.

Jordan (2020 Leaver)

Jordan started at The Heights in Year 11, coming from a school in Accrington, having spent his first year after school at a local college and training provider, he found his passion for supporting others. He now works for the Northern Care Alliance supporting individuals with Mental Health Difficulties.

Alyssa (2021 Leaver)

Alyssa left the Heights in 2021 and enrolled at Bolton College having completed her first year, Alyssa made the decision in January 2022 to move into employment where she was successful in securing an Apprenticeship (Level 3) as a Beauty Technician in a local Salon in Darwen.

Will (2021 Leaver)

After Leaving The Heights, Will enrolled at Burnley College on Level 1 Carpentry & Joinery, he soon progressed onto Level 2 within his first year. Will is currently completing further study alongside working as a Landscape Gardener in the Family Business and doing some Farm work alongside this.

2022 Leavers information is currently being collated, we continue to connect with ex students in our Alumni network.

“The culture and ethos of the school encourages a caring and supportive environment in which learning and good behaviour can flourish.”

Ofsted