The education and training programme at One Vision is split into five main sections; Film & Media, Arts & Crafts, Construction, Character Creation and Health & Wellbeing. The sections cover a wide range of activities which often interlink. We encourage project members to participate in all the activities to allow for more informed decision making when it comes to choosing projects to work on. To find out more about the activities on offer through the week download our timetable here
Using our state of the art TV studio and Green screen as well as a fully equipped computer room we offer a wide variety of media activities throughout the week. See below for some of the sessions offered.
Our Computer studio offers students the ability to develop their media skills through prop research, script writing, video editing and video production.
In our Film and Media studio students work throughout the year on a major feature film that is shown at UGC cinemas on Robin Park, Wigan.
Science fiction club allows our creative students the chance to create their own characters and stories. Students write scripts, design costumes and use photoshop to design characters.
Our photography studio gives students chance to work both behind and in front of the camera, enabling students to work on technical media skills or build confidence.
Our woodwork and construction studio allows members to gain experience in a real life workshop. With supervision and guidance members are able to use tools to construct props for films as well as stock for our One Vision shop. We also offer more outdoorsy sessions in gardening and maintenance as well as linking with the Canal Trust
Our Construction studio is where students can hone their construction skills making various props for our annual films through design, woodwork and textiles.
Our Prop Shop studio offers real work experience to students using the various activities available to create costumes and props for our annual feature film.
Our new link up with Canal Trust has been thoroughly enjoyed by our members. The link enable students to access the community and work on maintaining the canal whilst improving team building skills and confidence
At One Vision our site offers a lot of space for gardening, this allows students to develop horticultural skills through tending to the grounds offering a real work experience for our maintenance team.
Our Arts & Crafts programme encompasses a wide range of activities allowing students to get creative. Take a look at some of the sessions on offer below
Our Arts and Crafts studio allows students to develop tactile skills, some of our older students prefer the quieter environment that Arts and Crafts offers.
In our Sewing studio students can develop their work experience using sewing machines to make everything from costumes for our annual videos to products to sell in our shop.
Students have the opportunity to gain experience in a floristry studio creating products for our One Vision shop or seasonal stock throughout the year
Our character creation sessions teach students skills in hair dressing and makeup artistry allowing students the ability to create their own characters for TV and film. Salon training is also provided to gain real work experience in our state of the art salon.
In our Hair and Beauty studio students are offered the chance to develop their skills in theatrical makeup, hair dressing whilst taking part in therapeutic sessions.
Using the salon our members are able to research and apply stage makeup for our productions and TV programmes
Linking in with our media department our students use the technology available to create video blogs for different hair and beauty products.
As part of the Health and Wellbeing programme we are keen to promote fitness as part of leading a happy healthy lifestyle. We also have a catering studio which enables students to learn hospitality skills to promote independent living skills.
Our Cooking studio offers students the chance to develop their independent living skills through preparing and cooking meals for students to purchase in the canteen.
One Vision are actively involved in the Frenkel Topping Lancashire FA Ability Counts League is an opportunity for players with a Disability/Impairments in Lancashire and the surrounding areas to become involved in football.
Our Dance studio offers students the chance to take part in performing arts, dance and fitness classes promoting healthy and well being.
At One Vision the different activity groups come together at various times of the day to develop their social skills, students are encouraged to socialise and develop friendships and relationships with one another.
At One Vision students are actively involved in fundraising in a number of different ways such as upcycling products to sell in our shop together with products made in the sewing studio and woodwork studio.