All people with disabilities will have a lifetime of opportunity

Choose your future

Portland delivers excellent programmes to inspire and empower people with disabilities to live more independent, fulfilling lives.

Further Education

Our Day and Residential programmes prepare you for work in an industry that you’re really interested in.

Day Services

Our fun activity timetable will keep you busy throughout the day as you learn new skills and make new friends.

Independent Living

Learn how to live more independently on campus before you plan your move into an exciting independent future.

Portland Pathways

Pathways offers training, counselling and guidance to support your mental health and help you find a job you’ll enjoy.

Progress with Portland

If you’re not quite ready for the workplace, this programme helps you take the next step from college into employment.

Short Breaks

Take a break away from home and enjoy a range of activities to help you learn new skills.


Our Specialist Alternative Provision is perfect for 11-18 year olds who are not engaged with mainstream education.

Meet our Learners

Find out what our learners love and enjoy about life at Portland.

Visit us

Come and see our wonderful campus and experience our vibrant, happy environment.

National Autistic Society 2022

We are a centre of excellence for Autism

Portland is proud to be recognised as a leading provider for young people with Autism. We hold Advanced Accreditation from the National Autistic Society; the highest accolade possible, and we continue to improve and grow our Autism provision so more young people have the chance to really shine.

How do we achieve this?
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Donkeys on Campus

Our beautiful Woodland Campus

Set in the heart of Sherwood Forest, our sensory rich 32-acre main campus offers first-class facilities to enable you to thrive in a safe and inspiring environment.

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More to explore

Supporting our communities through a range of different services, with all profits going directly to our charity.

Newstart Theatre
Woodland Adventure Zone
Weddings at Portland
Conference at Portland
Physio & Hydrotherapy
Coffee Shop

What’s new at Portland

Charity Support from Mansfield Café Bar

Café Bar, CAPO Lounge in Mansfield’s town centre, have been supporting Portland Charity over the last few...

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It Gets Better for Learner David

Back in April, first year learner David was looking for ‘something local to him that he could...

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Amazing Amazon Support for Portland Charity

Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield has donated £3,500 to Portland Charity to support the charity’s commitment to...

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Natspec Award Portland for their Innovative Use of Technology

Last month saw Natspec’s annual Innovation Award ceremony where Portland was honoured with the Innovative Use of...

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Pathways Expands into Newark

We’re extremely excited to announce the further expansion of Portland Pathways with a brand-new hub in the...

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The Duke of Edinburgh Visits Portland College

Portland College today were the proud hosts of a visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of...

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We’re a registered charity

There are so many ways you can support our charity, helping people with disabilities to have brighter futures.

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