Katie’s Story

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Katie started studying at YMCA Key College after finding the traditional school environment too stressful. Katie battles with anxiety which resulted in her unfortunately not being able to attend school at all. She was then home-schooled by her Mum up until the age of 15, which is when her journey at YMCA Key College began….

Tyler and Charley’s Story

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Tyler and Charley came to YMCA Key College after finding their previous course at a different college unsuitable. They are known as ‘the twins” as they are best friends and always together.  They are 6 months into their Retail course, which they are really enjoying. As part of the course YMCA Key College includes a…

Scott’s Story

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YMCA Key College Student Scott started studying at YMCA Key College in 2019 as an alternative provision student. Finding mainstream education unsuitable meant that for his final two years at school, instead of attending usual lessons, Scott would learn with our tutors at YMCA Key College. Now, after moving on from school, Scott is studying Entry Level 3 Hospitality...

Tiffany’s Story

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Tiffany joined YMCA Key College with very little confidence. When she arrived every day at the beginning, she would be extremely anxious and upset about the day ahead. “In the early days of when I came to college, I would always get my mum to come on the bus with me and then wait in…

Anthony’s Story

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Anthony joined YMCA Key College in 2016. Over the last 5 years, he has completed Level 1 and 2 Hospitality and Catering and is a month away from finishing his Digital Skills & IT course. After leaving school with no qualifications, Anthony wanted to ensure he chose courses that gave him life skills. “I’m not…