World’s first Beach School plans have now been submitted for a decision

We are excited to tell you that our plans for the world’s first Beach School have now been submitted for a decision.

If successful this will be the first school of its kind, which has been specifically designed to provide a therapeutic setting for children who are struggling to engage in normal lessons.

It builds on our successful Beach School and Surf Back To School programmes we have been running in Cornwall since 2014.

Wave Project founder Joe Taylor said in a statement today; “This is a huge development for our charity and the wider surf therapy movement. We know that children who are struggling to engage in school need a supportive environment that enables them to learn, which is not always deliverable in a busy classroom.

“Our new Beach School has been carefully designed with the needs of these children in mind, offering them the chance to learn outside wherever possible, in an environment they find calming and supportive.

“We really hope this facility will prove to be a model for other similar schools nationally and around the world, to help to reduce the number of children who fall out of the traditional education system.”

To view or comment on the application, please visit the link below and use the reference code: PA21/09867