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 pleased to say that all Glachbeg staff had their first vaccination in the first week of February. Even those who are currently furloughed, so we are all ready for people to return.
Adult placements . We understand that NHS Highland have a procedure to go through if someone needs to return to their placement here . We believe that there may be a process where the case for anyone’s return has to be made to the ” Red Panel”. We have not been told how that works, […]
Glachbeg continues to support people on placement. We are all being told to stay at home and that we should only travel when it is deemed essential. Where it is considered that a persons attendance here is essential for their welfare ( including mental health) we will try to provide a placement back at Glachbeg. […]
Glachbeg supports the spirit of ” stay at home” so we are currently working with our adult placements remotely. We will review this on a week by week basis, but don’t anticipate anything will change until at the earliest the end of January. We are sensitive to the needs of our placements, and are happy […]
As some children are able to attend school, Highland Council has permitted those children to access special provision such as Glachbeg. We have now written to individual contacts asking them if they feel that we can support the young person at home or if they need to attend their placement here. We would therefore anticipate […]
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