St. Joseph’s 23-acre site hosts a wide range of facilities that opens up a world of opportunities for learning activities, regulation and keeping fit.

Younger students attend a purpose built, well-resourced school block which is separate from the main living area. Older students work in a modern suite of teaching rooms designed to reflect and support the more adult like approach to activities.

Other facilities include: heated outdoor swimming pool, art room, pottery room, ICT suite, workshop, food technology room, sensory room, tennis court, outdoor play areas, soft indoor play area, extensive grounds and sports fields, landscaped features, woodland areas and wildlife ponds.

Living at St Joseph’s Specialist Trust

Residential Houses for young people are provided within the main building and in houses within the grounds.

Each house is fully equipped to support independent living and is staffed according to the young people’s needs.

The home is set up to reflect a supported living ethos where independence is maximised each person’s potential to ensure transition into Adult services post St Joseph’s is effective.

Each house is suitable for young people of mixed ages and abilities.

The Residential Houses are regulated by Ofsted under the Children’s Homes Regulations 2018.

Young people living at St Joseph’s have full access to all the facilities the Trust has. This provides a unique environment to learn key skills that can be transferred into fully functioning life skills into the community with the support of the Trust staff.


Sunken trampoline for Rebound therapy

Nurture Room

Sensory Room

Soft Play

Sensory Garden

Ball pond






Adventure Play

Outdoor Gym


Football Pitch

Athletics Running Track

Outdoor Swimming Pool

Multi-purpose Court; Tennis/Basketball









Wildlife Garden: pond / outdoor classroom / outdoor pizza oven



Woodland forest walk

Outdoor Scrabble Board

Bike Maintenance

Electric Cars

Puppet Theatre