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Courses      What we offer      Successes      Partnerships

At Nacro Spalding you can choose from a range of courses and learn in a way that suits you. You can carry on learning and we can help you to apply for a job.

Courses for 16-18s






What we offer

Nacro is a national education charity and England’s largest independent training provider to 16–18 year olds. Just like a college, we offer nationally recognised qualifications, including GCSEs and BTECs, which help you towards further learning, an apprenticeship or employment. Unlike a college, you can start anytime throughout the year.

At Nacro Spalding, we build strong, supportive relationships to help you feel safe, motivated and valued. We offer:

  • Places for local young people to achieve qualifications
  • Professional, experienced and dedicated staff
  • Small class sizes
  • Face-to-face learning, feedback and support for every learner
  • Financial support and resources to attend courses

Nacro is completely different to what I expected. The teachers are down to earth and you can have genuine conversations with them. I always have laugh and learn something when I come to college.

If you’re aged 16+ you can choose to complete a work placement in an area you’re interested in.

Read about work placements

Read what young people say about Nacro education

Our successes

Nacro promotes a caring and aspirational culture that helps learners to make good progress, achieve well and take positive next steps in their education and employment. Qualification achievement rates are very strong, 8 out 10 qualifications were achieved in 2018/19, and substantially higher than sector averages.

Ofsted

Nacro is graded Ofsted Good

Our partnerships

We have worked with Spalding employers for the last 10 years. This way, local employers get to enrich their workforce at the same time as our learners get invaluable work experience, for the long-term benefit of the community around us.

Nationally, over 95% of Nacro students have taken part in work experience. Combined with a reference from the employer and their qualifications, this makes our learners job-ready. We have partnerships with 160 employers across a broad range of sectors and recently were selected as a model of best practice by the Learning and Work Institute for our engagement work.

Visit by Nacro Spalding ambassador, Hollywood actor Warwick Davis


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Service location


Address

Unit 1, Broadgate House, Westlode Street

Spalding

Lincolnshire

PE11 2AF

Telephone

01775 714 105