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STREET LEAGUE'S FUNCTIONAL SKILLS FOR 16-24 NEET YOUNG PEOPLE IN MATHS AND ENGLISH

At Street League we are pleased to be offering Functional Skills in Maths and English at Level 1 and Level 2.

We are here to support those who were unsuccessful in their GCSE results and need to gain the equivalent of a grade 3 or 4 in a shorter time frame.

That means that by the end of January 2021, participating young people can achieve a grade D (Level 3) or grade C (Level 4) equivalent of a Maths and English GCSE.
Serena Heselden - 24/08/2020

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At Street League we are pleased to be offering Functional Skills in Maths and English at Level 1 and Level 2.

We are here to support those who were unsuccessful in their GCSE results and need to gain the equivalent of a grade 3 or 4 in a shorter time frame.

That means that by the end of January 2021, participating young people can achieve a grade D (Level 3) or grade C (Level 4) equivalent of a Maths and English GCSE.

Requirements

  • Aged between 16 and 24 years old
  • Not currently in education, training or employment (more than 16 hours per week)
  • Haven’t already attained a level 1 or 2 or GCSE equivalent in Maths and/or English
  • Can commit to the course from September 2020 until January 2021
  • Has access to a computer and stable internet connection
  • Can commit to travelling to Central London*

* IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19, we are awaiting confirmation of face to face delivery. If face to face delivery is not possible, we will offer the Functional Skills programme remotely over Zoom calls. Plus, travel bursaries are available for young people upon request.

Course details

The course will take place every Monday to Thursday** from 10:00am until 1:00pm. On Fridays we encourage independent study from home to complete assignments and coursework.

At Street League we use the power of sport to develop skills such as teamwork, confidence and self-awareness. That is why we have included sport activities as part of the Functional Skills course in addition to employability lessons too to prepare the learners for the world of work.

** Course days of the week may be subject to change.

A Typical Day

10:00am until 11:00am English/Maths delivery
11:00am until 12:00pm English/Maths delivery
12:00 until 1:00pm Sports Session

(Breaks included throughout the day)

Key Dates

  • 4th of September - Deadline for applications
  • 7th to 11th of September - Initial assessment week
  • 14th to 18th of September - Course introduction week
  • Week commencing 21st of September - course begins
  • Examinations are due to take place at the end of January 2021
  • (18th of December to 11th of January is Christmas break)


Upon Referring A Young Person

Most importantly, we are looking to support young people who are motivated, punctual and committed to gaining their Functional Skills qualification. As the course is condensed into a 3 month period, it is a fast-paced and requires a high level of engagement to ensure the best possible grade is achieved.

Referring does NOT guarantee a young person a place. We have a limited number of spaces for this opportunity.