Activate Community Education Services
Activate is a registered Charity that provides personalised educational and vocational programmes for young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. We offer two programmes:
This personalised study programme is for 19-24 year olds with learning difficulties and disabilities and focuses on building the skills and experience needed to pursue an activate life in the local community. Learners take part in volunteering, work experience and options such as travel training to further develop their independence and prepare them for the future.
The programme consists of: vocational skills (including animal care, horticulture, drama, creative studies, practical independence skills), personal and social development, volunteering/work experience, local community projects, functional skills maths & english, employability skills and life skills.
This personalised study programme is for 19-24 year olds who have profound and multiple learning difficulties, severe learning difficulties or other conditions requiring high levels of support. It continues to build on previous curricula from school and focuses on individual and personal goals.
The programme consists of: personal and social development (focusing on communication & your aspirations), participation in community projects at our centre, trips into the local community, sensory activities and vocational skills.
Who to contact
Where to go
- The Bracknell Centre
- L32 9PW
We also have a site in Birkenhead:
62 Hamilton Square
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm (Kirkby only)
- Time of day
- Session Information
Sessions take place from 8:55am-3:10pm (Kirkby & Birkenhead)
- Referral Details
The programme is free to young people who are 19-24 and who have an Education Health Care Plan. Anyone can make a referral, including direct contact from parents/carers.
- Other notes
Activate also runs the Activate Futures programme in Wirral. It takes on a slightly different form. You can find out more about it on our website: http://activatearts.com/courses-wirral.php
Sessions run at: 62 Hamilton Square, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 5AT.
We provided personalised educational and vocational programmes for 19-24 year olds with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our courses consists of vocational skills, maths/english, life skills, employabilty skills, volunteering/work placements and some creative sessions including art and drama.
- Contact Name
- Tammy Bowen
- Contact Telephone
- 0151 545 1279
- Contact Email
- Local Offer Age Bands
- Young Adults (16 to 25)