INTRODUCTION TO STUDY PROGRAMMES

Fairfield Farm College is a provider of post-16 education and training for young adults with learning difficulties and physical disabilities. As a college of Further Education, we are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) with Local Authorities commissioning places from us. 

We deliver study programmes that combine a range of subjects and opportunities that help you to understand and develop new skills, knowledge and experiences. All of our study programmes last 2 years. 

You will follow a study programme which will enable you to build upon and learn new skills and knowledge in order to support your educational and career aspirations.  All our programmes of learning will be appropriately challenging with a focus on individual progression.

The core elements of our study programme include vocational pathways, relevant aspects of English and maths, independence skills, tutorials, enrichment and work experience or work related activity.  We offer externally accredited qualifications through nationally approved awarding organisations at Entry Level and beyond.

 

OUR COLLEGE

Fairfield Farm College is a Specialist College for students with learning disabilities; it is a registered Charity, with residential, day and weekend courses. We are situated in the village of Dilton Marsh in Wiltshire. Our 26-acre farm site includes well-resourced teaching and vocational learning areas, a student common room, conference room, café and a farm shop.

 

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Location

 

FAIRFIELD FARM COLLEGE

43 HIGH STREET

DILTON MARSH

WILTSHIRE 

BA13 4DL

 

Phone & Email

01373 823028

admissions@ffc.ac.uk

Fairfield Farm College students visit Wiltshire Police HQ

Last week a group of students visited Wiltshire Police HQ. Students got to meet police dogs Gunner and Vinnie and some of the police dog handlers and see them in action. Students also got to learn...

Students enjoy pizza making half term fun!

Students have been busy this half term making pizzas with a "Let's go to Italy" theme. With Italian restaurant music, students first completed a pizza design. They then prepared fresh vegetables and...

FAIRFIELD FARM COLLEGE STUDENTS WORK WITH UNIVERSITY OF WEST OF ENGLAND ON ROBOTICS PROJECT

Five students at Fairfield Farm College have recently visited the University of West of England for a chance to take part in an exciting robotics project nicknamed “Peppa”. The aim of the project is...

Foundation Students practice Life Skills with trip to Bradford on Avon

Foundation students prepared packed lunches for themselves and staff, ready for the train trip to Bradford on Avon. This was a good opportunity to show off our life skills and health and safety...

Fairfield Farm College visits Swindon Jobfest 2020

Recently, a group of our students had the opportunity to visit Swindon Jobfest 2020 at the Steam Museum. Students were able to meet different employers, ask questions and talk about jobs in many...

Fairfield Farm College students cook up a storm at Hope Nature Centre!

Fairfield Farm College students have been busy making delicious food for customers at Hope Nature Centre. From Coffee's to Flapjacks and grilled sandwiches, the students have been getting stuck in...

Animal Management students working hard this winter at Fairfield Farm College

Animal Management in the winter is tough. The ground is too wet for our animals to be out on the Animal Walk, so they need to be housed in our barn. This means mucking them out every day as well as...

Sports Leaders learn different ways to communicate

Our Sports Leaders are learning about the different ways we communicate. The first activity used verbal & visual cues The activity progressed by wearing a blindfold to remove the visual cues....

Students try Table Cricket

Another great session with Sam from Wilts County Cricket Club. He has been teaching the students how to play Table Cricket ready for a tournament in February. Everyone learnt how to bat, bowl &...

Students identify Health & Safety signs at Fairfield Farm College

Our new Award in Skills for Employment group have been out around the college this morning identifying health and safety signs. Last week students were looking at an introduction in working with...