Partner Colleges

The project partners are all Independent Specialist Colleges (ISCs) and members of the East Midlands Peer Review and Development (PRD) Group:


Landmarks – a thriving, small Specialist College for people with learning difficulties and disabilities. The College offers a wide range of programmes which are individually tailored to meet a variety of needs. We are located in an idyllic setting in a site of outstanding natural beauty which provides a tranquil environment in which to learn and work.



Hinwick Hall – an independent specialist college working with learners who have physical, sensory and learning difficulties. Our qualifications, courses and pathways enable students to prepare for adult life after college.

Homefield College – a relatively small Independent Specialist College (and a charity) that provides provision for people with severe and moderate learning difficulties. The majority of students are on the autistic spectrum.



Linkage College – provides specialist Further Education for over 200 young adults with a wide range of learning disabilities / difficulties. Our aim is to help every student develop toward adulthood in achieving greater independence for his/her future life through individualised programmes of realistic vocational training, the development of independence skills and work experience placements.

Portland College – a vibrant national college for people with a wide range of disabilities. We strive to develop every learner’s unimagined potential with a personalised programme that can include work experience and volunteering. We deliver a specialised sensory curriculum for learners with more complex needs.



RNIB College Loughborough – supports people with sight loss and/or other disabilities in learning to access education, work and housing, to enjoy a healthy lifestyle and positive relationships. It provides expert staff, modern facilities and a wide range of opportunities for involvement in work and the community.