The Doncaster Deaf Trust is one of the oldest such establishments in the UK having opened in 1829 and still serving its community with current curriculums and career opportunities. The Trust manages Little Learners Day Nursery , Doncaster School for the Deaf and Communication Specialist College Doncaster which provide specialist education to students who are deaf, hard of hearing or have communication difficulties, including autism. The individualised learning programmes offer a unique approach to students who have specific language and communication needs. SPECIALIST LEARNING COLLEGES & SIXTH FORM Balby Carr Academy of Sport and Sports Medicine is currently in its sixth year, after being introduced into the Academy of Sport structure in September 2012. Alongside their academic timetable, students can take a number of additional qualifications such as personal training, sports therapy, physiotherapy, sports rehabilitation and sports massage. National College for High Speed Rail (NCHSR) has been set up to provide training and work experience to learners aged 18 and above in all aspects of high speed rail. Courses include digital design, communications, project management and leadership. LOCAL FACT Doncaster College and University Centre has courses covering over 46 different sectors! There are many options for those students wishing to continue their studies beyond GCSE level, with both school sixth forms and sixth form colleges located in the Doncaster area. DONCASTER - FIRST FOR INVESTMENT - 12