We aim to ensure that in their time with us here at Balnacraig, as well as having opportunities to attain and achieve to the best of their ability, young people have opportunities to develop skills for learning, life and work in preparation for a positive post-school destination, wherever that may be.

We encourage healthy active lifestyles and self-care skills, and young people are encouraged in a gradual way to develop their awareness of budgeting and cooking skills and have opportunities to undertake a food hygiene certificate.

The development of literacy, numeracy and health & wellbeing is central to our approaches to learning and we work hard to develop young people’s core skills including the ability to work with others, as well as thinking and enterprise skills.