Secondary Alternative Provision inc. SEN

Alternative Provision with Supported Learning

 

For learners who are secondary school age, 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 independence and social interaction, through one off practical days, sensory experiences or regular programmes tailored to the needs of individuals or groups.

The practical skills we offer/your course may include:

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

 

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 nurturing 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 disabilities
  • 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

For more information contact Julie Blacker

Tel: 0114 258 0482 

Email: julie.blacker@heeleyfarm.org.uk