The Steam Street project has a website!
STEAM STREET is a unique, innovative, forward thinking street in the middle of a school that will allow for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to experience different forms of paid employment, develop skills for working life and build cultural capital. They have 193 students on roll currently. The street is accessed by most students on site 160. 13 classes. Students from age 5-16 This has been due to COVID. The street has also seen new job opportunities be appointed to over the past term. A range of jobs can be found in the steam street website that is beginning to take shape.
Why is it important?
Only 3% of young people with SEND in Rotherham will progress into paid employment (7% Nationally). We want to improve that statistic, raise aspirations and widen horizons; enabling every learner to leave school with the confidence, ability and desire to make the world a better place.
How can you get involved?
Are you an innovative business with a social conscience? Can you offer your ethos, uniform, opportunities for work experience, internships or apprenticeships? Can you enable opportunities for your staff to come and work alongside our young people?