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Beaumont College

A friendly place where students can develop interests and gradually gain the skills and confidence they need to move on to the next stage of their lives.

Welcome to Beaumont College

Beaumont College offers both residential and day programmes in Lancaster, while our satellite services offer individuals a learning programme that is delivered closer to home in Barrow, Blackpool, and Carlisle.

At Beaumont College we work as one team to make a difference in the lives of our students. Our aim is to enable students to take responsibility for their own lives in whichever form this takes.

All of our college sites offer programmes for young people aged 18 to 25 with a broad range of physical and/or learning impairments. Students are offered a variety of specialist support from highly trained staff, working alongside our tutors.

This includes:

  • Students are encouraged to do exciting and adventurous activities that they may have always wanted to try
  • Our interdisciplinary team do all they can to help students realise their dreams in the safest way possible
  • We work together with our students to increase their independence, so they can take more control over their lives
  • Allocated Learning support workers, Key workers, Student support workers
  • Speech and Language Therapists and Dieticians
  • Behavioural Specialist and staff trained in TEACCH principles and within the Institute for Applied Behaviour Analysis (IABA) approach
  • Physio and Occupational Therapists
  • IT and Assistive Technology support and guidance

College Curriculum

Assistive Technology
The Beaumont curriculum consists of five ‘Pathways’ to learning that are assigned based on holistic assessment and each individual PATH. Learning is session and community based and delivered in real settings, this ensures that students are able to transfer skills beyond their college course. Each young person and/or their advocate choose from subjects offered within these pathways through the Individual Option Planning process in order to build their programme.

Our Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology
Beaumont College is a national centre of excellence for Assistive Technology practice and development. The Beaumont College Technology Team regularly works with specialist assistive technology providers, mainstream IT and technology companies, other colleges and sector organisations to improve assistive technology equipment, software and practice.

Residential Accommodation

Residential Accommodation
Located approximately one mile from Lancaster City Centre, our main campus boasts seven separate living areas plus two houses within the grounds. All of our living areas are fully accessible and fitted to meet student’s individual needs.

Each area has a dedicated team of staff who support students to keep in touch with their family, plus access facilities within the local area, Morecambe and the Lake District.

Working at Beaumont College

Beaumont College is a community full of passion, enthusiasm and commitment.

Those who work at Beaumont, irrespective of their role, length of service, or experience, share a common passion for the work that we do and a deep commitment to supporting the students at Beaumont to be the very best they can be, whatever their individual needs and challenges.

We offer an excellent working environment, full training and regular supervision. If you feel you can make a difference and have a genuine interest in promoting and empowering young people then we would like to hear from you.

Please see our Recruitment page for information on our current vacancies and some of the benefits of working with us.

Working at Beaumont College
The college offers individual programmes within a curriculum that has strong emphasis on personal development through a clearly assessed curriculum framework. As well as offering discrete courses provided internally within the college, the college also offers students the opportunity to work within the community with local partnerships and employers.

Each student accesses an individual programme that is based on a combination of course choices that are tailored to meet individual needs and aspirations, identified through their person-centred PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) planning and support assessments

Featured and Latest News and Events

5 Stars for our Kitchen!

5 Stars for our Kitchen!

On 19th September our kitchen at Lancaster was inspected and we are pleased to announce we have been awarded a rating of 5 under the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. Thanks to our excellent kitchen team for maintaining such high standards of food hygiene.

Beaumont College Performance Company

Beaumont College Performance Company

We are delighted to share that the Beaumont Performance Company has been successfully accepted to perform at a show called Originate Youth Dance Platform. Friday 5th July 7pm Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal....

Students on the road to Duke of Edinburgh success

Students on the road to Duke of Edinburgh success

Students at the mixed-ability Barrow college are preparing to take on the Langdale Valley in a bid to achieve their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award. A group of seven students from Beaumont College, located within Barrow Sixth Form College, are working towards their...