Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Brixworth Nursery Farm Resource Centre


Type of service:
Holcot Road, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, NN6 9BN
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Service description:
Brixworth Nursery Farm is a purpose-built life skills resource centre that provides high-quality day opportunities for adults with learning disabilities.

The centre is situated in the Northamptonshire countryside overlooking Pitsford Reservoir, just a 15-minute drive from Northampton, Kettering, and Wellingborough.

The centre is built from renewable resources, which makes it eco-friendly and gives it a ranch style feel. It is fully compliant with current disabled regulations. Inside, the centre has large and well-equipped multi purpose rooms, which are used for a variety of sessions. A large semi-commercial training kitchen allows their customers to acquire new cooking skills.

Brixworth Nursery farm is set within two acres of grounds. As well as lawns in front of the centre, there are also two commercial polytunnels, an animal husbandry unit, and extensive vegetable beds. In addition to offering horticulture and animal husbandry sessions, the outdoor areas provide plenty of space for people to de-stress and enjoy the fresh air.

Brixworth Nursery Farm can cater for up to 30 adults with learning disabilities each day.

Groups are small, person-centred, and generally consist of between 3 and 5 clients to each staff member. Their friendly staff are regularly appraised, trained, and reviewed to assist them in being able to meet their clients' needs.

The centre's aim is to help all their clients achieve their full potential in a supportive and therapeutic environment.

Clients are funded in a number of ways. These include directly by Social Services, through their own Direct Payments, or by customers choosing to use part of their ‘In Control’ individual budget. The centre also have clients who are privately funded.
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Age range:
18 years - 100 years
Opening hours:
Monday 09:30 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 16:00
Thursday 09:30 - 16:00
Friday 09:30 - 16:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
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