Hillcrest Oaklands College represents a unique opportunity for girls aged 12 -19 with EBD and associated difficulties to reshape their futures. Hillcrest Oaklands is a vocational college which offers specialist therapeutic support including equine therapy. Set in an eleven acre site in the beautiful Staffordshire countryside the college provides the highest standard of education and accommodation.
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Hillcrest Oaklands College provides a nurturing environment to all young people, enabling them to develop and achieve both socially and academically, while promoting independent skills which in turn promotes self esteem and prepares young people for independent living and the world of work when leaving care.
The two 4 bed residential cottages provide supported living in high quality accommodation including semi independent services for girls not yet emotionally or practically equipped to cope on their own.
The college offers:
- Small residential units The Cottage and The Spinney
- Individualised living programmes
- Evening and weekend activities
- High spec self contained studio flats (for independence training)
- High quality Therapeutic interventions
- Healthy living environment
Education should be fun and rewarding; therefore the curriculum at Hillcrest Oaklands College is broad, imaginative and practical to meet every young person's individual need and to ensure that they make outstanding progress with their social skills, attitude to learning and achievement. All courses, academic and vocational are accredited by NOCN, BTEC, GCSE or ASDAN.
The college offers:
- Vocational curriculum
- National Curriculum subjects
- Worthwhile accreditation at all levels
- Specialist teaching facilities on-site
- Equine therapy
Vocational learning includes: child care, hair and beauty, animal care, equine therapy, horticulture, woodwork, creative skills, hospitality, media studies and leisure and tourism.
Health and Beauty facilities at Hillcrest Oaklands College
On-site there are after school clubs and activities which range from horse riding, cooking and horticulture to dressmaking and sport and fitness. There are many leisure centres, dance classes, martial art classes and other community based activities locally which girls from Hillcrest Oaklands College are supported to join.
On-site leisure activities include:
- Horse riding
- Art and Craft
- Jewellery Making
- Fashion Design
- Sporting Activities
Hillcrest Oaklands College is a unique opportunity for girls aged 12 -19 with EBD and associated difficulties to reshape their future. Oaklands is a vocational college which offers specialist therapeutic support including equine therapy.
To make a referral please call: 08458 727477