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Fir Tree CIC

Fir Tree CIC offer a balanced provision offering accredited, individualised leaning alongside practical experience.
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Fir Tree CIC
Fir Tree Fishery
The Nook
Appley Bridge
  • Course Length (weeks):
  • Residential or Day:
  • Start Time:
  • Maximum Number of Students:
  • Age Range:
    16 – 25


General Description

We work with a range of young people from 16 years old who are looking for a programme which allows them to undertake accredited learning, individualised learning and practical experiences within grounds maintenance, gardening, horticulture, fishery management and angling, as well as other practical activities and challenges linked to individual needs and aspirations.

We have expertise in meeting the needs of a wide range of students, including but not limited to;

  • Learning difficulties
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Emotional difficulties
  • Mental health needs

Catchment Area

Wigan and the surrounding areas.


Fir Tree CIC offer a balanced provision based around the Preparing for Adulthood Outcomes, with two programmes of learning; Preparation for Employment and Education, and our Learning for Life programme which explores independence skills within the preparing for adulthood outcomes.

Specialist Facilities

Our grounds allow students to tackle grounds maintenance, gardening, horticulture, fishery management and angling.

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