FRIENDS OF FAIRFIELD FARM COLLEGE

Joint Chair/Secretary

Jo Edwards kelmscottjo@talktalk.net and Annabel Morgan ap12037@my.bristol.ac.uk

Treasurers

Heather and John Thorpe  – thorpeheather@aol.com

Welcome to the Friends of Fairfield College webpage!

The Friends of Fairfield College is a group of interested parents, carers and associates whose purpose is to support the college through a combination of fundraising and active participation within the college community.  As a parent/carer of a young person attending the college, you are automatically a member of the Friends of Fairfield.  Our principal aim is to promote strong links between the college and its extended community and at the same time to help raise funds for a wide range of needs.

We are organised by a committee of volunteer parents/carers who meet once or twice a term to plan events and report on current activities. Find out more about us by visiting The Friends of Fairfield Facebook page or by coming along to one of our meetings.  We are a dynamic bunch and are always pleased to welcome offers of support and/or new members to our committee.

To find out how to get involved at a level which suits you; from simply attending ‘Friends’ events, through to fundraising or even volunteering your time, skills or talents, please contact any of the committee members by email via the addresses at the top of this page.

Every offer of support will be warmly welcomed, however much or little!

We run a monthly ‘100 Club’ to buy a share and be in with a chance of winning monthly prizes click HERE

To register your skills, services and of help please click HERE

 Aims and Objectives of Group

  • To promote and raise awareness of the college
  • To assist in widening participation for all students in the life of the college and community
  • To improve communications with parents and stakeholders through use of newsletters, social media and the college website
  • To support the college in establishing and developing links with its community and local businesses
  • To provide support to parents and potential parents with regard to transition planning
  • To hold regular social and fundraising events to support the above aims.

VISIT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE HERE

 

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

Work Experience

Fabulous pictures of two of our students undertaking their induction in readiness for their placements at Tesco Extra. Good luck in your jobs ladies, and thank you Tesco for the opportunity ....

Students provide FFC planting service!

David Robinson, Horticulture Lead, met with Jette (from Dilton Marsh village) who asked him if FFC had a planting service. Following this conversation, David visited Jette’s home and quoted for a...

Holiday workshops produce stunning work!

As the summer holidays draw to a close, we thought we'd share some images of the fantastic work created in our summer workshops!

New Website Launch

Welcome to the brand new Fairfield Farm College website. We hope you enjoy the fresh new look and the exciting new features that the website has to offer! Don't forget to bookmark our News website...

GRADUATION

Today we celebrated another successful year at Fairfield and said a sad farewell to our leavers – we wish you all the very best in your future lives – please do keep in touch. Have a great summer –...

Sports day

We were joined today by Paralympian and 2012 Archery Silver medalist Mel Clarke. After a great day of sports, trialling new events and activities Mel talked to students and showed us her medal....

Whole College Trip

Yesterday staff and students enjoyed a fabulous day out at Longleat to celebrate the end of another wonderfully successful year at College. In tutor groups we enjoyed train and boat rides, 'rocking...

Reunion BBQ

We held our annual re-union BBQ today. Students, ex students and and staff enjoyed a wonderful lunch, then spent time chatting and catching up during the afternoon. It was lovely to welcome so many...

Thank you for supporting our first Country Fayre

On Saturday 30 June Fairfield held a Country Fayre for the students, families and local community.  It was a year in the planning and was supported by local businesses and community groups. The...

SUMMER BALL

Students and staff joined together to celebrate the (almost) end of another wonderful and successful year at college. A circus theme prevailed, wonderful outfits, music from DJ le Frog and delicious...