WESC Foundation

WESC Foundation

At a glance


  • Education
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Physical disabilities
  • Social care
  • Training / employment support
  • Young people

Other details

Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


WESC Foundation’s stated objects are the relief of persons with a visual or with sensory impairment (whether this is a physical or cognitive impairment) by:

  • Supporting the education and training of persons with a visual or other sensory impairment by such means as the Trustees think fit including (but not limited to) the provision of a school and further education college
  • Providing care for persons with a visual or other sensory impairment and support for them to live independently in the community
  • Supporting the employment of persons with a visual or other sensory impairment.
  • Our aim is to help visually impaired people learn how to take their place in Society.  Our mission is to create a better life for people with visual impairment by providing a specialist centre for education, care and support and offering a range of care and support services on our campus and in the community.


WESC Foundation offers:

  • A school for ages 5-16 (day or residential)
  • A college for ages 16+ (day or residential)
  • Residential accommodation and support for students (weekly, termly or all year round)
  • Outreach education and support services to other schools, colleges, education providers and individuals
  • A residential care facility for young adults – St David’s House
  • Adult day services
  • Supported living services
  • Respite services and short breaks
  • Supported internships and work placement opportunities

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