Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Find Your Natural Habitat with Newquay Orchard.
For young people aged 16-24 with an Education Health Care Plan who thrive in alternative learning environments.
Education at Newquay Community Orchard is all about learning together on a unique journey, developing confidence, knowledge, skills and abilities. It’s about learning how to work with others and share enthusiasm for life and the outdoors
Our education programmes aim to help you achieve whatever you want to achieve. Outdoor Education isn’t always accessible to those with SEND, but education at the Orchard makes learning about our environment accessible to all.
We offer accredited courses, functional skills English and Maths quals and work experience.
Who to contact
Where to go
- Newquay Community Orchard
- TR7 3BW
Time / date details
- When is it on?
- Mon-Fri 9am-3.30pm
- Time of day
- Age ranges
- From 16 years to 24 years
- Referral required
- Referral details
Please complete the referral form on our website https://newquayorchard.co.uk/learnwithus/
- How we make our service inclusive
Although we are an outdoor site all buildings/classrooms have been adapted to offer accessibility. We have just received funding to install wheelchair accessible pathways to the outdoor spaces.
- Staff SEND experience
Our staff are trained to understand the needs of young people with SEND and their families. Our education officer is a qualified teacher with training in SEND. Our Learning Support Assistants are also up to date in this training.
- How our service supports providers / schools / colleges
We support providers with all aspects of a learners transition to our learning programme. We provide them with information about our services on offer and attend careers fayres and transition events.
- Support at key transition points
We provide taster sessions at the Orchard and are flexible in adapting to the needs of the student. We maintain regular contact with families and will meet with parents/carers/guardians in the run up to the transition and throughout their learning journey with us.
- Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints
We have a complaints procedure for all programmes on offer at the Orchard.
Last updated: 01/02/2021