Care Inspectorate – Animal Magic

October 5, 2018

  Bachlaw Projects are featured in the Care Inspectorate Best Practice Guidance document ‘Animal Magic’. Our young people and staff spent time sharing aspects around the smallholding and shared stories of how working with animals had helped them develop their confidence and build a sense of trust and responsibility. The...

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Unannounced Care Inspection 2018

September 3, 2018

  Each year Bachlaw Projects have an unannounced inspection from the Care Inspectorate. Our most recent inspection was in August 2018. We were inspected on ‘Care and Support’ and ‘Management and Leadership’. We were awarded Grade 6 (excellent) for both themes. We are extremely proud of our inspection history which...

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Holland Holiday – Summer 2018

August 30, 2018

  Holland Holiday – Summer 2018! Our young people along with some staff members enjoyed a week long holiday to Holland. While there, they visited different places that were of interest including Anne Frank’s House and the AJAX Football Stadium. The theme park ‘Wallibi’ was a massive hit with the...

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Open Day 2018

August 17, 2018

  On the 17th of August we had our annual Open Day. Visitors had a chance to look around the Project, enjoy a freshly barbequed burger and to help us celebrate the achievements of our young people and staff group. Two of our young people completed a dressage display with...

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Showing The Sheep at Local Shows Proves To Be A Success!

November 16, 2017

Showing The Sheep at Local Shows Proves To Be A Success! The summer of 2017 was a success for Bachlaw Smallholding and the staff and young people that attended the shows. They went to various shows all summer and won many rosettes at them. Our best prize was for our Suffolk...

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An Outstanding Report From the Care Inspectorate

August 29, 2017

An Outstanding Report From the Care Inspectorate Bachlaw Projects receives an unannounced inspection each year. This year it took place in August 2017, just before our Annual Open Day. We, again, received Excellent across the board for the standard of care provided, support given and management and leadership along with...

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Open Day 2017

August 18, 2017

  Open Day 2017 Our annual open day was yet another success. Despite the miserable day, everyone had good fun, especially our young people who were celebrating their achievements both academically and outwith school achievements over the course of 2016/2017. This was followed by a treasure hunt, bouncy castle, presentations,...

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Holiday to Malaga, Spain – Summer 2017!

July 31, 2017

  Holiday to Malaga, Spain – Summer 2017! This year our young people from both units along with staff went to Malaga, Spain for their annual summer holiday. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all. They went to different theme parks, water parks and much more! The young people also take...

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Kilimanjaro Team Conquer the Summit

October 12, 2016

On 7th September 2016 a team of five volunteers departed rural Aberdeenshire for Tanzania on a mission to reach the summit of the highest free standing mountain in the world and Africa’s highest peak – Mt Kilimanjaro. Standing 5,896m above the savannah of Tanzania the snow-capped mountain dominates the landscape...

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A Successful Summer of Showing Our Sheep

September 27, 2016

  Summer Sheep Shows – by Kyle This summer we took Seaview’s Soay sheep to three different farm shows.  The three shows we went to were Keith Show, Turriff Show and the Black Isle Show. The sheep we showed were Annabel, Almost, Alfonso, Alfa, Angel, Anastasia, Zing and Zea.  My...

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