Educating Beyond The Classroom

Why We Started

GFTS Skills Academy was established in April 2023 to meet the growing need of young people to experience and develop skills that they are not able to access in the traditional mainstream curriculum.

Who We Are

Built on the expertise of Trade specialists who have delivered apprenticeships for over a decade, we offer a genuinely child centred solution to schools and are proud to work jointly with a range of organisations to meet the ever changing needs of young people

' Coming to the GFTS Skills Academy was the best decision I ever made. The tutors dedication, facilities, and the mixture of hands-on experience and classroom learning transformed my confidence from an aspiring tradesperson into a confident and committed student. Thanks to the exceptional education and experience I gained here. '
Teigan Wadebridge
Former Learner