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Supported Internships 

In addition to our full-time and residential programmes we offer full time supported internships as a transition from college to full time working.

You will spend most of your time working within a company that offers the work that interests you. Staff from the college will support you, helping you to settle in to your work placement. 

ANNOUNCEMENT: Please note: This year (2018/19) Fairfield will be running a pre-internship programme based at the Hope Nature Centre. This is an exciting new venture that allows us to develop and apply the skills acquired at college in a purpose built Animal Park for young people with learning disabilities. The Centre comprises a 15 acre site with a range of exciting animals and activities for families, including a land train, animal  walk, park area and cafe. For more information: http://www.hopenaturecentre.org.uk/

Short Breaks 

If you are aged between 16 and 24 years and would like to learn to live independently, we offer flexible weekend and short breaks and respite to meet your needs. You can stay in one of our four houses and sometimes join existing residential students. Prices vary on length of stay.

Holiday Activities

We offer weekly workshops through the holidays. These include: Dance, Art, Animal Care, Forest School and Gardening Club. Workshops cost £30 (including lunch). Find out more: Holiday Activities

Youth Club

The youth club is for young people aged between 14 and 24 years, to get together, have fun and make new friends. It is currently every Thursday in term time, 7 – 9pm and costs £3.  Come along and join the fun!

College staff facilitate and supervise Youth Club attendees and activities. We cannot provide specific or additional support to attendees, this type of support must be provided by the young person by way of a Personal Assistant or external Support Worker.

Partnership Working

We work with local providers to offer a wide range of experiences from discreet courses, joining existing programmes and work experience.

Work Experience

We are sometimes able to provide Work Experience placements for which there may be a charge. We can sometimes provide additional support,  please contact us to ask about this, we may also ask you to provide your own support on some occasions. Placements may be as part of your weekly programme, as part of a course you are studying elsewhere or as part of Work Experience Week from local schools. If you would like to be considered for a placement please fully complete and return the Application Form

Open Days

We have regular open days for you and your families, to come and look around and meet the students and staff. Please see the website for upcoming dates. Find out more: Open Days

 

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

Sporting Achievement!

Rachel Bown our Inclusive Sports and Exercise Co-ordinator at the college received an award from Triathlon England South West: 'Members Achievement Award'.  This award is in recognition of the...

In the Farm Shop

The students have been busy in the shop this morning, arranging a beautiful display of fresh fruit and vegetables to showcase what we have on offer for our customers.  They look delicious!

Foundation Tutor’s Fundraising Challenge

Sheena our Foundation Tutor is one month into her weigh loss challenge fundraiser for Fairfield Farm College.  Sheena is aiming to loose 2 stone by Christmas and she is already 1 stone lighter. ...

Clothes Bank

Help us fundraise by turning your unwanted clothes into funds for the college. We now have a clothes back in the cafe car park, donations are weighed in and we get funds per kilo for the...

Animal Walk Litter Pick

Last week, the animal management students went litter picking around the animal walk and the fields close by, they found so much rubbish that it filled up the classroom table.  A session...

Art Enterprise

Art Enterprise students have been busy making an array of beautiful mosaics, which can be bought from the college shop or made to order if you would like a specific design.  This week...

Sports Leaders

The Sports Leaders identified what good & bad sports leaders 'look' like in today's session. They also created & practiced some activities they hope to use when local primary children...

Equine

Last week in Equine, the 1st year students were helping to care for and ride the college horses. For some of our new students this was their first ever time riding a horse! Well done to all of them,...

Catering team preparing a delicious lunch!

A busy session in the kitchen today with Pete our catering tutor, as the students help prepare lasagne for lunch with salad.  The students learn about food hygiene, kitchen safety and...

Friends of Fairfield First Karaoke Evening!

The Friends of Fairfield held their first Karaoke Evening, meet and greet for families, new parents and students on Friday 28th September 2018.  The event was enjoyed by the college students who...