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Canto Learning Ltd - Specialist College

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Willis House, Tonmead Road
United Kingdom

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Canto specialises in supporting young people with additional needs, including those with:

  • Behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (SEMH)
  • Aspergers/Autism (ASD)
  • Dyspraxia
  • Dyslexia
  • Moderate (MLD) to severe learning difficulties (SLD)
  • Healthcare needs (diabetes, epilepsy)

Programmes of study include:

  • Functional Skills (Pre-Entry to Level 1)
  • Maths and English
  • Personal and social development
  • Vocational qualifications (subjects include music, drama, dance, art, small animal care, photography, sports, and cookery)
  • Work experience

Supported internships are available for learners with a Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan.

If you have special educational needs (SEN) and think you may require transport to and from college, contact the college directly for the college's transport information.

Any eligibility for transport for those with special educational needs will be in accordance with West Northamptonshire Council’s Post­-16 Travel Policy.

This college runs a summer school aimed at young people who have left school and have yet to make a decision on their future.

Canto also offers adult day provision.

Canto Learning Ltd is a registered charity (no. 1168455).

Ofsted Grade: N/A
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  • Northampton Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
  • British Sign Language
  • Makaton
  • Vietnamese
Age range
Suitable for ages from 16 years to 25 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
  • Social, Emotional, or Mental Health (SEMH) Needs
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) - Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, etc
Eligibility criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Age Range - Adulthood
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs

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Last updated 09 April 2024