Peterborough Alternative Curriculum Education Aims and Objectives of the Project
Restrict vehicle crime by reducing the desire to steal vehicles by encouraging a responsible attitude within young people attending the project.
Improve road safety and educate young people about the law.
Provide an opportunity for young people to ride off road and to acquire the appropriate skills for on road riding including health & safety, driving theory and hazard perception testing upto CRB training standard which would not normally be available to young people.
Provide an opportunity for young people to learn basic motorcycle maintenance.
Encourage teamwork and active participation thus building self-esteem and confidence.
Equip students with valuable life and social skills relating to independent living including personal finance and the world of work.
Provide a constructive programme of practical activities including woodwork, construction, painting & decorating, photography, cookery, Pre Forces Training and Sporting activities which include a wide spectrum of learning opportunities encompassing key skills.
To provide additional help and support to students with poor literacy and numeracy skills by embedding literacy and numeracy into the overall programme of education offered.
To include students in the planning of activities to meet the students needs.
To offer students the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications via Edexcel, Asdan, the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and OCR in a variety of subject areas including Health & Safety and First Aid (St Johns Ambulance.)
To support Schools, Local Authorities, Pupil Referral Units, Training Providers and other care organisations.
To ensure that the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ is encompassed into all areas of the companies practices.