Further education colleges
Cambian Dilston College
Dilston Hall, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5RJ
Phone: 01434 632692
Meet the Team
Cambian Dilston College is a specialist provider of further education in North East England, offering day, short-break and outreach services, and up to 52-week residential placements for young people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions and complex needs.
Our approach at Cambian Dilston College
We offer all learners the opportunity to participate in a full and active extended curriculum: promoting, supporting and challenging them to make progress and achieve their fullest potential.
Our person-centred approach provides learners with individualised learning programmes developed to effectively match their needs, personal decisions and aspirations, be the focus on daily living skills, vocational qualifications or independent living.*
We are proud that all of our learners gain important life skills and meaningful qualifications, evidencing our commitment to enabling increased choice, control and independence.
Learner profile at Cambian Dilston College
- Moderate to severe learning disabilities
- Autism spectrum conditions
- Down’s syndrome
- Developmental disorders
- Communication difficulties
- Challenging behaviour
- A broad range of complex needs including medical needs
*Learning programmes are determined by individual assessment of needs.
Attend a visitor day
We offer visitor days for families and their young person. This is an opportunity to take a tour of the college and find out more about the care and education that we provide.
Cambian Dilston College Governance Board
Termly Governance Board meetings are held at Cambian Dilston College to ensure that the management of the school is closely scrutinised and held to account in all areas of responsibility. The agenda comprises:
• Voice of the Child – student feedback
• Head Teachers Highlight Report outlining achievements and challenges and progress against school improvement report
• Outcomes for Children and Young People - Care
• Outcomes for Children and Young People - Education
• Outcomes for Children and Young People - Therapy
• Commercial Performance
• Staffing and Personnel
• Estates report
• IT report
Chair of the board is Chris Strong who is contactable on chris,email@example.com or Tel: 0208 735 6150.
The Governing Board contains key individuals from outside and within the school who attend this meeting each term and parental and staff feedback is welcomed.