Real Life Learning with Lambs for Ben at ACE Schools, Camborne

Staff and pupils at Camborne School, part of Transforming Futures Trust, visited Trevaskis farm recently as part of the learning outside the classroom programme.

ACE Schools in Camborne has 14 primary and secondary age students, all of whom have additional learning needs and are best supported in a more personalised environment than mainstream settings. Naomi Saunders is the lead teacher at ACE Camborne. She said “Our students thrive from a flexible, individualised timetable, tailored to their needs. We use creative resources, outdoor learning and the great Cornish coast to provide a robust and engaging curriculum”. There is a key focus on underpinning learning, with real life experiences. As part of ACE Camborne’s spring topic Ben, a primary pupil from base recently visited Trevaskis with his learning mentors Gemma Hulme and Hannah Nicholas. Gavin Gracie is the Chief Executive of Transforming Futures Trust. He said: “Our team at Camborne do a wonderful job working with young people who have a lot of challenges to deal with. The teachers and mentors work so hard to provide a personalised service to help the children achieve the very best they can.”