Facilities

Facilities

Options Barton was purpose built provision and provides a wide range of leisure and educational facilities on site. There are extensive garden/play areas, and a large playing field with a multi‐use games area.

Nearby there are opportunities for countryside walks, shopping, a leisure centre, cafes and restaurants for developing social skills and activities in the community.

Our wide range of on-site facilities includes:

  • A sports hall, all-weather games pitch and fitness suite where students can develop new leisure interests and maintain physical fitness
  • An autism specific playground and an outside wet playground with water cannon
  • A hydrotherapy pool and sensory room for exploring new sensory experiences
  • Horticultural facilities which are used to develop business, enterprise and retail skills
  • A bistro which allow students to familiarise themselves with these environments and practice skills which can then be applied in the community
  • Trips to the seaside and to local amenities, where important skills like decision making, managing emotions and working with others can be developed
  • Specialist equipment including interactive whiteboards and an IT suite that makes learning stimulating and fun!
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