Glachbeg Croft Education Centre is a six hectare croft on the Black Isle, four miles north of Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland (view map). The Centre offers an exciting hands on context for delivery of the school curriculum as well as community events and training for adults with additional support needs. We have a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/glachbegcrofteducationcentre/
Programmes are offered in the context of farming, growing, countryside and environmental education.
We are lucky as pre Covid 19, we already operated with hygiene as a top priority. We are also of course, mainly an outdoor centre, though do spend time indoors too. Our Risk Assessment and Protocol specific to the Pandemic are in the ” Downloads” area of this site. As the winter arrives it isn’t […]
As some of you know we are using various means to keep in touch with our people. We are always trying to be innovative and to do things that suit each individual person. We have done one cooking lesson by video this week- which is a first for us? We do have a protocol in […]
Apologies from us- about this site being a bit behind the times. As you might guess, we do not have people coming in for their placements now. Our efforts are going into regular Facebook updates and individual contacts with our placements in a variety of means that suits them. We do have a plan for […]
All of our placements have high levels of support at Glachbeg. Whilst they all come with their own targets and outcomes, the framework in which Glachbeg works is one of excellent relationships and a sense of belonging. Most of our placements are on the Autistic Spectrum, often with high levels of need. As is normal […]
We thought we would update you on where we are with placements . For us there are difficult choices to make and we have to reconsider our approach at least twice a day. We have to combine the particular requirements of contact and movement restrictions, the views of staff, the needs of the people we […]
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Please feel free to explore this website to find out more about what we do here at Glachbeg, or get in touch if you have any questions or thoughts.