LIFE SKILLS VILLAGE GIVE STUDENTS A NEW LEASE OF LIFE LEARNING
From car mechanics to a mini salon, students at Rigby Hall school are revelling in their new purpose-built log cabins that make up the Life Skills village, itself conceived out of the school’s ethos of instilling a “can do” attitude for their students. Blaby Electrical were thrilled to be a part of the new learning facilities and played an integral role in the planning and development of the Village to create a space for the children to grow in confidence and learn new skills. Each cabin was treated as its own mini project, designed and built with meticulous attention to detail from the Blaby Electrical team and All Play Solutions.
The first 2 cabins are dedicated to personal care, with a fitness centre and beauty salon. The following 2 have been left open for the children to decide and they are already brimming with ideas from digital media, music, photography, art and parenting skills. The final fifth and sixth cabin have been purpose built for manual labour, with a construction cabin and car port the robust learning stations are being put to good use.
The cabins are a part of Rigby Halls transformational approach to further each students ability to live as independently as possible and have been incredibly well received by the students and parents. The new environment away from the “traditional” school setting has given them a new lease of life for learning.