Young people in every community are affected by poverty, neglect, abuse and addiction. The Jewish community is not immune to these issues.
There are a number of vulnerable young Jewish people who struggle to function within mainstream schools. Many believe that there is no other option available to them. The JW3 Gateways programme provides a viable alternative.
Gateways is a vocational development provision offering young Jewish people aged 15-25 a way of learning and accessing support outside mainstream education. Every young person deserves the opportunity to achieve their potential and, at Gateways, we offer young people alternative and constructive ways to enhance their skill set, rebuild their self-esteem and instil hope for the future.
Our aim is to empower students to progress and achieve in both their work and independent lives. Students learn practical, vocational skills ranging from Business Enterprise, Information Technology, Personal Training, Hair and Beauty, Music Production and Cookery to Office Administration, Personal Finance and Web Design. We also offer students the opportunity to learn Mathematics and English Language, from basic functional skills up to public examination standard. A number of students have successfully gained GCSE grades A-C in these subjects.
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