Alternative Providers

Alternative Providers

All the staff at Burton PRU work hard to establish and maintain good working links with as many suitable alternative providers as possible. In this way, many of our students can have opportunities to learn on and off site, broadening their horizons by having the chance to learn life- long skills and diversify their future career aspirations.

At Burton PRU we listen to our students and try to find safe opportunities for them to gain first hand experiences in their chosen areas of interest – these interests change according to their age and their different personalities. Listed below are just some of our working partnerships.

Next Steps
Contact: Kevin Baldwin
Overview: Taylor made tuition offered to students including work experience/apprenticeship placements with various local businesses/contractors – plumbing, electrical, carpentry, welding, brick-laying, car mechanics, hairdressing, cooking skills, landscape gardening, allotments, farm animals plus more…..
Qualifications: NOCN and Functional Skills including English and Math’s accreditation is offered to students.
Burton Brewhouse
Contact: Tracey Smart
Overview: Students are offered expertise within Digital Media and the Arts including DJ’ing, beatboxing, music, lyric writing, movie making with puppets (stop motion), painting, photography and editing, origami and much more. Students complete a portfolio of work undertaken.
Qualifications: Accreditation is through Discovery & Explore Diploma, Bronze, Silver, Gold Arts Awards through Trinity College, London
Shire Oak Motorcycles
Contact: Paul Butterworth
Overview: Vocational experience within the motorcyle workshop. Undertaking basic motorcycle maintenance learning about various components by dismantling and reassembling a single cylinder 4-stroke engine. At the end of each term students are given the opportunity to ride a motorcycle on the training track under strict supervision and after full training has been given.
Qualifications:
MAC Motors
Contact: Mark Wistow
Overview: Work experience within the motor mechanics workshop environment. Student are given the opportunity to learn about and use ‘mechanics tools’ within the workshop. Hands on experience valeting using hand and machine wax polisher, servicing including winter checks, changing of wheels, tyres, brakepads,etc. Students are encouraged to dismantle and rebuild a car engine understanding the fundamental workings.
Qualifications:
Eagles Nest Project
Contact: Jan Appleton
Overview: Develop social and emotional skills through small group day projects and bespoke work. Aiming to build confidence and self-esteem through a wide range of activities that allow students to feel more positively able to engage in both education and the world around them. Ninjitsu and Home Cooking Skills course – Level 2 Qualification. Spa Day Project (Pampering session), Gardening Project, Alpaca Farm Project, Bespoke 1:1 tuition - Numeracy and Literacy.
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