Skip to Content
Encouraging Success Positive living and learning for people with epilepsy and other complex needs

Encouraging Success

The College aspires to be successful in all that we do. For our learners, we look at their individual hopes and aspirations for the future, and work together with them to ensure they can achieve their long-term goals.

College learner - case study of success

Who do we support?

We currently have 18 learners, 6 of which are day learners.

  • 62% of our learners have Epilepsy.
  • 80% of our learners have Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Academic Achievement:

St Elizabeth’s College strives to provide unique learning experiences and opportunities, delivering programmes and activities very much individualised to a learner’s needs. We work hard to ensure that our students are supported to achieve the best possible outcomes from their time at the College.


Preparation for Adulthood 2022 – 2023 (to date):

Year 1

100% achieved above expected progress

Year 2

75% achieved outstanding progress

25% achieved above expected progress

Year 3

80% achieved outstanding progress

20% achieved above expected progress

Year 4

100% achieved outstanding progress

Preparation for Adulthood 2021 – 2022:

Year 1

75% above expected

12.5% as expected

12.5% below expected

Year 2

62.5% outstanding

25% above expected

12.5% as expected

Year 3

100% outstanding



City and Guilds Skills for Working Life – 66% fully achieved, 33% partially achieved

City and Guilds Personal Progress – 38% fully achieved, 62% partially achieved

City and Guilds English – 100% achieved

City and Guilds mathematics – 33% achieved, 33% partially achieved


Looking to the Future:

On graduating from the College, our learners move on to a range of different placements and opportunities:


We record and track “Success Data” for our learners:

% of College learners who have achieved their Personal Progress Diploma

2020 – 2/3 (66%) learners achieved Diploma.  1/3 (33%) learners achieved Certificate (Expected Outcome).

2019 – 5/5 (100%) learners achieved Diploma.


% of College learners who have achieved their Skills for Working Life Diploma

2020 – 1/1 (100%) learners achieved Certificate.

2019 – 1/3 (33%) learners achieved Diploma.  2/3 (66%) learners achieved Certificate (Expected Outcomes).


Total number of College students who have graduated

2020 – 3 leavers graduated.

2019 – 8 leavers graduated.

2018 – 7 leavers graduated.

2017 – 15 leavers graduated.

31 graduates in total.


Seeking Feedback:


We regularly collect feedback from our learners and their families to ensure we can continually improve our services and respond to any issues that this might highlight. In our most recent survey:

  • 95% of learners felt that they were doing well.
  • 100% of learners felt that the teaching in the College is good.
  • 100% of parents agree that the College curriculum meets the needs and interests of their child.
  • 100% of parents feel that the College ensures a safe environment for their child.
  • 100% of parents feel that their daughter/son is treated fairly and is respected as an individual, and that staff seek the views and wishes of their child and act upon them.
  • 100% of parents feel that their daughter/ son is encouraged and supported to access community facilities and work experience opportunities.
Back to Top