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Fresh Start in Education

Fresh Start in Education offers person-centered engagement and education provisions, tailored to the requirements of individual students. Our specialised service is delivered on a one-to-one basis and we offer a 'go anywhere provision' which comes to meet students at locations that are most conducive to meeting their learning needs. We work with a wide variety of student who are disengaged from education, designing bespoke packages to help them re-engage and progress with their learning

We offer:

  • 1:1 support for students
  • Individual packages for each student, taking into consideration their social and emotional needs
  • Close liaison with the family/carers and Commissioners to work in partnership with each other
  • All Education Specialist matched on the basis of relevant experience, qualifications, interests and ability
  • Regular reporting on engagement and education progress, including attendance
  • High level of safeguarding
  • Access to addition support within Fresh Start
  • Staff are MAPA trained (Management of Actual or Potential Aggression) and skilled in De-escalation techniques
  • Person Centred Intervention plans created for each student, identifying the needs and strategies suited to them as an individual.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sorrell Dowling
Contact Position
Development Manager
Telephone
020 3409 6410
E-mail
referrals@freshstartedu.co.uk
Secondary E-mail
sorrell.dowling@freshstartedu.co.uk
Website
https://freshstartineducation.co.uk/
Notes

Interim Re-engagement Programmes for Students at risk of Exclusion - Nationwide

Fresh Start in Education Ltd work with students who are at risk of exclusion or have been excluded, or are struggling with education. This includes students who have already been temporarily or permanently excluded, school refusers, young offenders, those with emotional or behavioural difficulties, SEN, SEMH, serious health issues and those who are generally disengaged from education.  

Where to go

Name
Main Office only - Fresh Start in Education Ltd
Address
Castle House, Castle Hill Avenue
Castle Hill Avenue
Folkestone
Kent
Postcode
CT20 2TQ
Notes

This address is for our main office, no sessions are offered on this site.

Fresh Start in Education do not have a premises for education, we work in homes, schools and in the students local community to facilitate their learning.

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£48 - £80 per hour for 1:1 Per hour
Details
We charge for a minimum of 3 hours per any given session. Costs for student’s requiring a higher staffing level are per staff member. Fresh Start can support small cohorts of students, and the costs for this can be given upon request. There are no upfront charges and you are not tied into termly or yearly payments. You pay for the sessions you commission and give 5 working days’ notice if the provision needs to end earlier than expected.

Availability

Referral Details

 

Please contact our Referrals Team at Fresh Start in Education for further information and they will send you our referral documents.

 

Email referrals@freshstartedu.co.uk or call 0203 409 6410

Other notes

Fresh Start in Education can work across the whole country with the following groups of students:

  • NEET
  • SEND
  • SEMH
  • LAC
  • Permanently Excluded
  • At risk of exclusion
  • Medical needs
  • PMLD
  • Offenders
  • Victims of offence
  • School refusers
  • CSE
  • Unaccompanied minors

Fresh Start in Education is able to work with any student who is unable to access a permanent place of education. Our aim is to support the student in the interim period whilst a new school place is identified and help prepare them for the transition both in terms of engagement and education.

We can support students who demonstrate significant risk behaviours, requiring a higher staffing level. Our Education Specialists all have De-Escalation training and may be MAPA (Management of Actual or Potential Aggression) trained.

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