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The Mount Camphill Community - Further Education College

The Mount, a Specialist Further Education College, is part of a unique integrated Camphill community which provides care, support and engaged learning for students aged 16 to 25 within a holistic environment, offering day and residential placements, 38 weeks per year. Students benefit from an inclusive and person-centred curriculum which balances and supports cognitive learning and skills development with experiential learning, movement education, artistic activities and individual therapies.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Andrew McDougall
Contact Position
01892 782025

Where to go

The Mount Camphill Community
Faircrouch Lane
East Sussex

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Day and Residential Placements are available

Other Details

Referral required?
Referral and availability notes
  • Introduction to craft curriculum; clay work, felting, basketry, candle dipping, green woodwork, forging including art. Sessions in bakery, garden, cookery which along with the craft curriculum inform choices for an individualised timetable in years 2 & 3
  • In house functional skills tutor working in 1:1/small groups. Also providing training and support to all staff. Embedded functional skills across all curriculum areas. Movement sessions timetabled for each day.
  • Development of independence skills, practical training and off-site activities extends students' experience and learning beyond The Mount and enables them to live a fulfilled and independent life.
  • We have an inhouse Functional Skills tutor and OT/SLT supporting our students and staff. Staff receive regular training some mandatory such as safeguarding and others as needed such as PDA/Total Communication etc. All our staff are qualified as required
  • Please see our website for lots more information and particularly the Student Admissions page if you are interested in coming to visit and look around.

We are a specialist further education college.

Learning difficulty, Severe learning difficulty,

Local Offer

Local Offer Disabilities
Learning difficulty
Severe learning difficulty
Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type
Special school


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