Red Castle Training

Brief Introduction / Background

An alternative provision offering accredited Agricultural and Animal Care courses, Bronze and Silver Arts Award and PSHE & Employability skills workshops. Red Castle Training is run by educational practitioners with a combined experience of over 20 years and a passion for delivering high quality, enriching and above all enjoyable learning. Set amidst the beautiful Herefordshire Countryside just 12 miles from Hereford and 8 miles from Leominster Red Castle is the perfect environment to deliver these programmes. As both a registered Arts Award and ASDAN Centre Red Castle can offer a range of bespoke programmes designed to suit learners needs and interests. Throughout their qualifications students will gain confidence and experience in both the practical and theoretical elements of the work place. Set on our beautiful 4 acre small holding with goats, sheep, pigs and horses as well as a range of small animals our courses offer one of the counties most diverse and hands on experiences to our learners.  We create bespoke courses ensuring that young people engage with us and have the opportunity to develop the skills that support them in fulfilling their long term aspirations and ambitions. 

What we offer
  • Agricultural /Land based - Livestock management, horticulture, small animal care, Animals in the media, Careers in agriculture, Equine care
  • PSHE - Emotional well being, Keeping safe and healthy, Social media, Alcohol, Tobacco and drugs, Respectful relationships, Families and parenting, Financial choices, Careers and your future, Living in modern Britain
  • History – Local History, British history, History from below, European history, Conflict and Resolution
  • Employability Skills – Team working, enterprise, communication, rights and responsibilities at work, Health and Safety, IT in the workplace, exploring job opportunities
  • Arts Award – Participation in the arts, arts leadership and research, practitioner workshops, exploring mixed media art, developing arts inspiration, attending live events
  • ASDAN Animal Care
  • ASDAN History
  • ASDAN Employability Skills
  • Bronze and Silver Arts Award
Who we are (our staff / team)
  • Vicki Pearce - Leadership / Instructor (All Subjects)
  • Ryan Mcskeane – Leadership / Instructor (All Subjects)
  • Georgina Dickinson – Instructor (Animal Care/Equine)
  • Ben Thomas Cook – Instructor (Animal Care/Equine)
  • Pete Bird – Instructor (Arts/Drama)
Where we are located

The Bubble, Emily’s Meadow, Weobley, Herefordshire, HR4 8RS