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

Glasshouse College

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Type of service:
Post 16 Education Providers
Address:
Wollaston Road, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge, DY8 4HE
Telephone number:
01453 837502
Email address:
Service description:
Glasshouse College offers over 145 places to young people with a wide range of complex learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties and includes both day and residential placements. Set within the heritage glassmaking district of Stourbridge, the college includes 46 acres of farm and woodlands nearby. Glasshouse also operates a satellite campus, Argent College, in Birmingham’s jewellery quarter.

Glasshouse College offers a rich and varied curriculum whose activities include traditional glassmaking, jewellery-making, land-based and traditional craft activities, animal husbandry, woodland management, bow-making, archery, mountain biking, catering, working a narrowboat, music, art and drama, with numeracy, communication and functional skills embedded throughout the day and residential provision. The college’s farm and gardens help students to grow and harvest healthy biodynamic food and then prepare meals in our canteens, cafés and households.
Cost:
Not provided
Age range:
16 years - 25 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Child With A Statement
  • Child With An Education, Health And Care Plan (EHC)
Referral route:
Local Authority Referral
Last updated on:
01/11/2016

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