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Far Skate Foundation

FAR Skate Foundation is a Non-profit organisation passionate about empowering young people. Within the foundation umbrella is the FAR Academy and the FAR Skateboard Shop.

FAR Academy is a full-time Independent Specialist Post 16 College for young people with EHCP’s, who struggle with their social emotional and mental health providing practical learning in a safe, holistic and nurturing environment. The FAR Skate Shop is a community hub, skateboard manufacturer and physical shop with an emphasis for outreach projects and engagement, supporting the educational services of the Academy.

This QCF qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to develop an understanding of photographic processes and the photo imaging industry. The qualification allows learners to understand and develop skills enabling them to take and manipulate images using a range of equipment, techniques and image processing software.

The objectives of this qualification are to support learners to progress into employment in the industry or onto further qualifications at Level 3 in creative subjects including photography, art and design, craft, animation and moving image production.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Hayley Lawn
Contact Position
School Administrator
01227 779181

Where to go

FAR Academy
Unit 77
John Wilson Business Park

Other Details

Autism, Behaviour and learning, Behavioural, emotional and social development, Communication and interaction, Language difficulty, Learning difficulty, Physical disability,


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