Published: 19th Nov 2019

Modular homes will be built in Bristol for students with special educational needs (SENs). The students at the City of Bristol College will be able to use the accommodation to learn how to live independently after finishing their studies, with both existing and new students given the opportunity and support to help develop skills in cooking, cleaning and budgeting. The homes are a joint £500,000 project between the college and Bristol City Council and the three modern living ‘eco-homes’ consist of two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen and a living area. The college’s Brislington Centre opened in September 2017 and offers a place where students with SEN can stay and learn key life skills from Sunday to Friday. The students return home over the weekend and during college holidays. The new accommodation also means students who have been residents at the centre for a number of years, will have the chance … (To read the full article, subscribe below)