Contact Details

Gilly Bryerley

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07725 041 801
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Key Services

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Purple Patch Arts are the go-to specialists for innovative, inclusive, life-changing education for children and young people with learning disabilities and the professionals that support them.

We deliver learning programmes in schools, colleges, libraries, community venues and health settings across the Yorkshire region.

All of our education activity is delivered using an immersive, interactive and creative approach which is proven to improve communication, increase health and well-being and narrow the attainment gap.

‘The Purple Pod’
Multi-sensory learning activity delivered in a state of the art inflatable immersive space. Available for groups in schools, colleges and other settings. 

‘Lifelong Learning’
Post-16 learning programmes delivered at community venues across Yorkshire during term times. Cross-curricula and delivered using a creative and interactive approach. 

‘Feel Good’ 
A consultancy service for other support agencies which includes both hands on health and wellbeing interventions for individuals and ‘Fell Good Action Planning’ with staff to ensure positive changes are embedded in day to day working. Available to schools, colleges, houses, supported living providers and care agencies.

‘Beamsley Residentials’
Long weekends spent in a fully accessible hostel in the Yorkshire Dales and filled with creative arts activity.

‘Beyond Words: Bringing Literature to Life’
Group workshops which make classic literature completely accessible to people of all abilities. Can include training and support for staff in how they can create their own multi-sensory stories. Available to schools, colleges, libraries and other settings.

Purple Patch Arts offers a charged for service, which may be subsidized or full rate charge.

Categories of SEND

Cognition and learning, Communication and Interaction, Sensory and/or physical development difficulties , Emotional, social & mental health difficulties.

Age group

Secondary, Post 16, Transition to adult services.


Community & Voluntary Sector Service, Consultancy Service, Education Service, Specialist Educational Setting and/or Outreach Service, Targeted Service & Specialist Practitioners .

Referral Process

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