Canto Learning Ltd - Specialist College

Type of service:
Post 16 Education Providers
Willis House, Tonmead Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN3 8HU
Telephone number:
01604 741150
Service description:

Canto specialises in supporting young people with additional needs, including those with:

  • Behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (SEMH)
  • Aspergers/Autism (ASD)
  • Dyspraxia
  • Dyslexia
  • Moderate (MLD) to severe learning difficulties (SLD)
  • Healthcare needs (diabetes, epilepsy)

Programmes of study include:

  • Functional Skills (Pre-Entry to Level 1)
  • Maths and English
  • Personal and social development
  • Vocational qualifications (subjects include music, drama, dance, art, small animal care, photography, sports, and cookery)
  • Work experience

Supported internships are available for learners with a Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan.

If you have special educational needs (SEN) and think you may require transport to and from college, contact the college directly for the college's transport information.

Any eligibility for transport for those with special educational needs will be in accordance with Northamptonshire County Council’s Post­ 16 Travel Policy.

This college runs a summer school aimed at young people who have left school and have yet to make a decision on their future.

Canto also offers adult day provision.

Canto Learning Ltd is a registered charity (no. 1168455).

Contact provider for cost details
Age range:
16 years - 25 years
British Sign Language, Makaton, Vietnamese
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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