Set in a stunning, sustainable and eco-friendly 40-acre site close to the New Forest and Dorset coastline, the natural surroundings of our College provide a rich, enabling and therapeutic learning environment for young adults (19-25 years old) with severe and moderate special educational needs, including autistic spectrum disorders.
With excellent community links students are able to access a wide variety of community work and leisure activities to support their development.
Accredited qualifications studied are most typically OCR Life and Living Skills Qualifications at Entry 1, Entry 2 and Entry 3.
Some of the subjects that contribute to the curriculum:
• horticulture estates work
• green woodwork
• independent living skills
• creative art
• small animal care
•. vocational skills
• work experience
• preparation for the world of work
We have an extensive range of therapies available for learners to benefit from;
• speech and language therapy
• occupational therapy
• music therapy
• art therapy
• massage therapy
• eurythmy therapy
• colour light therapy
• positive behaviour support
•. nurse with dedicated medical area
Sheiling College (19-25) and Sheiling School (6-19) have a purpose-built Vocational Hub with dedicated working kitchen areas, a training café, retail space, office skills area, therapy building, gym hall, drama/multipurpose hall with stage, heated indoor swimming pool, traditional green woodworking area situated in our forest, outdoor and indoor craft workshops, Eurythmy building and half-acre kitchen garden.