Daytime Support

Our days here at QAC are well structured and nearly all of our students attend College full time, 5 days per week.

QAC staff member chatting with a student in classroom

Our College week is as follows:

Monday: 9.00am - 3.00pm
Tuesday: 9.00am - 3.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am - 3.00pm
Thursday: 9.00am - 3.00pm
Friday: 9.00am - 3.00pm

We have a large number of staff in College, but the specific ratios will depend on the individual student and their particular needs.

At break times and lunchtimes you will be able to use our large dining room, which offers a wide range of choice for all tastes. Special dietary requirements can also be met.

Staff member supports student in the gym

In addition to your programme tutor, you will have access to a personal tutor and Learning Support Assistants (LSAs). The College has many specialists on site who are able to support students, including:

Communication Therapies

  • Assistive Technology Specialist
  • Braille Tutor
  • D/deaf Support (external) 
  • Dyslexia Support Consultant (external) 
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Visual Impairment Training Officer

Health Therapies

  • Healthcare professionals (including Nurses) 
  • Physiotherapists  

Positive Behaviour Support and Therapies

  • Clinical Psychologist 
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Mentors & Counsellors 
  • Music Wellbeing Practitioner 
  • Positive Behaviour Support Team

Rehabilitation Therapies and Living Skills

  • Occupational Therapist & Sensory Support 
  • Rehabilitation and Travel Trainers (RATTs) 

English, maths, employment skills and PSHE are embedded across all areas of study. 

At QAC your learning is planned around your individual needs, we work really hard to ensure that we can help you with any aspect of your life so that you can reach your full potential.