Heeley City Farm

8 - 16 yrs Alternative Provisions including SEN

Alternative Provision with Supported Learning

For learners who are 8 years old to 16 years old, the Heeley City Farm educational team is able to offer a wide range of activities as part of the Alternative Provision route.

Our site offers young people the opportunity to gain skills in developing independance and social interaction, through one off practical days, sensory experiences or regular programmes tailored to the needs of individuals or groups.

Practical skills

The practical skills we offer include:

  • Animal Care
  • Horticulture (food growing and gardening)
  • Site Maintenance
  • Conservation
  • Woodwork and Joinery
  • Heritage
  • Trips and visits
  • Forging
Qualifications Available

Qualifications Available

  • ABC Award in Countryside Skills
  • ABC Award in Practical Farming
  • ABC Award in Practical Small Animal Care
  • ABC Award in Personal and Social Development

Engaging in practical experiences can benefit young people in many different ways

Within a nuturing and supportive environment, SEN students will gain valuable skills in;

  • Interacting appropriately with staff and volunteers
  • Gaining and managing responsibilities
  • Becoming familiar with a working routine
  • Working alongside adults with learning disablilities
  • Understanding where food comes from, animal welfare and nutrition
  • Being able to develop their full potential and progress onto the next steps
  • Achieving whilst enjoying
  • Making a positive contribution

Direct Payments/Personal Budgets

Heeley City Farm caters for young people and adults eligible under the personal budgets/direct payments scheme

News

7th February 2018 - Our new website has launched today!!! This update makes the website much easier to get around and navigate!!

31st January 2018 - GOOD NEWS STORY: Thank you to everyone who voted for the Farm in the Tescos stores in Sheffield. We are delighted to tell you all that we won the fund. Thank you for all your support and your votes over the Christmas period.

The Farm Kitchen

Tuesday 20th February

  • Soup

    Lentil, Tomato and Cumin

  • Mains

    Homity Pie

    Potato and Spinach Curry

  • Potatoes

    Herby