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All teaching is aimed at being of practical use and integrated in general learning - filling in forms, working with money, writing invitations to parents. Social enterprises help to ensure pupils’ learning is made practical and given value.  A collaboration with the Gate Restaurant gave pupils training in chocolate making and thus chocolate is made at college and sold at the theatre. A Friday staff cafe is run and managed by pupils - taking orders for staff lunches ...

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Executive Principal

Since September 2020, Linda Looney. Joined Ambitious about Autism in August 2013, having previously worked as a post-16 SEN lecturer - she spent the first five years of her career working in FE colleges, after which she moved into the charity sector and set up and managed a number of services to develop the skills of people with autism and learning disabilities. These services included independent travel training, supported employment and a variety of lifelong learning and social enterprise schemes. A passionate believer in furthering the abilities of people with learning disabilities.

Each campus has own principal – Lee Helyer for Tottenham and Linda Looney for Isleworth.


Pupils must have an autism diagnosis, many are non-verbal, many have occupational therapy needs and most have learning disabilities. They do support pupils with...

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