Adult Learners And Special Provision

Both The Cheadle College and Marple Sixth Form College offer specialist courses and study programmes:


The CHOICES programme for students with additional learning support needs and difficulties. It is designed around individual needs and existing skills and enables students to achieve qualifications in independent living skills, literacy, numeracy and ICT. You can find more details about CHOICES here

The ACCESS programme, available as a one year full-time or two year part-time course, is designed to help adults who want to gain additional qualifications with a view to entering university. You can find more details about ACCESS here

Our Adult & Community programme offers a diverse range of part-time courses aimed at adults who want to learn a new skill, discover a new hobby, gain a new academic qualification or simply broaden their horizons.

For details on our Adult study programmes and courses