SUPPORTED INTERNSHIPS AT FORELAND FIELDS SCHOOL
Supported internships are a structured study programme based primarily at an employer. They enable young people aged 16-24 with an Education, Health and Care plan to achieve sustainable paid employment by equipping them with the skills they need for work, through learning in the workplace.
A supported internship is a bespoke study programme to support SEND students aged 16 to 24 with an education and health care (EHC) plan to gain the right skills needed in the modern workplace. It is a partnership between the employer, the education provider and the supported employment provider working together to overcome any barriers and make it a success for all concerned.
Supported internships are unpaid, and last for a minimum of six months.
Further details about supported internships can be found by following this link:
Foreland Fields School currently offers Supported Internships through Kent Supported Employment Service (KSE), to Year 13 and 14 students it is felt may be suitable for paid employment on leaving school at 19. Kent Supported Employment support our students to prepare for, find and stay in paid employment.