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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.

Click link to download further information: Supported Internships

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 Day

 

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

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GRADUATION

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Sports day

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Whole College Trip

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Reunion BBQ

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Thank you for supporting our first Country Fayre

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SUMMER BALL

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Keeping Cool!

This week, we have been doing whatever we can to keep our animals cool and healthy. Our rats Poppy and Amelia have had a bath as has our (rather stinky) ferret, George. Chocolate and Fudge the...

Role Swap day

Today, Lizzie (student) and Tina (Principal) did a 'role swap' this saw Tina joining Animal Management, Catering and Horse Studies Sessions, whilst Lizzie caught up with staff about changes for the...

The Rainbow Shower Event 2018

Following the success of last year's Rainbow Shower Event, FFC & Lavington School teamed up again to create an even bigger rainbow!  187 young people with additional needs from 15 different schools...