Doncaster College for the Deaf Doncaster College for the Deaf

Doncaster College for the Deaf

A £9 million project building on the solid foundations for national specialist education in Doncaster.

Doncaster Deaf Trust, which incorporates college, school and nursery, is a national leader in the education of deaf people, employing 236 staff with an operating budget of £7.5 million.

Phase one of the work will include:

  • The current motor trade area being transformed into a Deaf Access Centre with signing support and communication classes in British Sign Language.
  • A state of art motor vehicle body repair centre.
  • A new Foundation Learning Tier education building which will enable the Learning for Living and Work curriculum to be further developed.
  • A new 38 bed residential unit.
  • A series of semi-detached houses for students to develop independent living skills.

 There are also plans being developed for phase two and three, which will incorporate new sports facilities and an enterprise zone.