Glasshouse College

Services/focus of the Karten Centre

Student-led activities such as functional skills and student council sessions. The computer equipment is also used to support students to plan routes for their travel training and compile research/documents to aid their future plans in the transitions groups. Camera/recording equipment is used for student events/projects.

Centre specialisms:

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Centre Address

Wollaston Road, Amblecote Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HF

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Karten Centre Manager

Ollie Cheney

Contact Details


01384 399400


Host Organisation

Glasshouse College

Host Organisation Address

Wollaston Road, Amblecote Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4HF

Karten Centre Website

Centre Established

April 2013


Glasshouse College is a post-16 education provision for young people with learning, emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. They are full-time learners (35 hours per week, Monday to Friday).


A range of special educational needs.
Most students have a principal diagnosis of Autsim/ASD, but many also have multiple diagnoses, such as Asperger's, OCD, Prada Willis, mental health issues, depression/high anxiety, ADHD.

Technology used in the Karten Centre

  • MAC desktop computers
  • iPads
  • Camera equipment
  • Printing equipment

Karten Centre Staff

7 members of staff access the space on a weekly basis as part of running the sessions mentioned on page 2.

Karten Centre Hours

  • Functional skills - approx. 10 hrs per week
  • Student Council - 2.5 hours per week
  • Transition seminars - 7.5 hours per week
  • Ad hoc travel training research - approx. 2 hours per day
  • E-safety training for students - when required/due