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Life at WESC Foundation

The WESC Foundation is a specialist day and residential centre offering a unique experience for young people and adults with visual impairment including complex needs. Our commitment is to excellence and innovation at a national and international level.

We provide high-quality education and care that increases our learners’ opportunities and raises their expectations.

By working with universities and international specialists, we are advancing our knowledge and practice of neuro-science, making us a leading specialist centre for visual impairment.

Our innovative learner-centred approach applies the latest techniques designed to transform the lives of our young people and adults.

We are committed to inclusion, increasing independence, achieving results and creating a fun and social place to live and study.

What we offer

Our school and college offer the following range of placements to suit the individual need:

  • full-time day or residential placements for 38 weeks of the academic year
  • all-year-round residential placements (52 week provision)
  • part-time day or residential placements
  • outreach services – offering support in mainstream and specialist schools, colleges and universities
  • short respite breaks in our residential houses for young people and adults.

Our well planned and adapted campus provides a safe, happy and social place for young people and adults.

Please click here to read our Local Offer which gives more details about our provision and services.