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

Programmes are offered in the context of farming, growing, countryside and environmental education.

” Stay at home” update

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. […]

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Adult placement notice

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 […]

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Update regarding children on placements

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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Closure to people attending placements.

In the light of todays announcements by the First Minister we have reached the conclusion that we have to close to people attending placements for the time being. We will revert to the remote support we operated before. We will seek further advice from Highland Council, NHS etc, and keep you informed if the position […]

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Covid 19 Update

For those of you who have placements with us: We are considering if there are any implications for placements attending after Christmas as the Highlands moves from Tier 1 to Tier 4. We currently take the view that there is no need for anything to change as the ” support services” guidance indicates that we […]

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Learning more about the croft

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.