Work Skills and Enterprise Centre at St Joseph’s Specialist Trust
St Joseph’s Specialist Trust is a co-educational residential and day school catering for children between the ages of 5 – 19 with complex and severe learning difficulties. This building provides workshop and teaching space for work skills, and is net-zero in operation.
With an outstanding Ofsted rating, St Joseph’s is non-maintained and has full DCSF approval. They currently deal with around 20 local authorities and have built up a wide reputation for high-quality provision for students with complex special needs.
Why did you want to develop additional space?
To provide new classroom/workshops for work skills and wider community with respectful consideration of the special needs that our young people have.
What made TG Escapes stand out from other providers?
TG took a project that was unaffordable as a traditional build and through bespoke modular design and construction delivered an outstanding building on time and in-budget. An impressive feat particularly during a global pandemic and Brexit.
What are the biggest benefits you have noticed for the pupils and staff?
The benefits of natural light and energy features, adaptable spaces and easy access to the outside – creating great places and inspiring environments for all to thrive.