HMP Featherstone is a Category C, male, aged 21+ training prison located in Wolverhampton. The last OFSTED inspection was graded as a 2.
The education department work closely with the prison and other providers and career services to create a pathway for prisoners to focus on and work towards, to achieve an end goal and be ready for transfer or release and employment.
They have a strong, committed team which includes teachers who deliver to small cohorts of prisoners offering many courses including maths, English, IT, business, construction, cleaning, practical horticulture and barbering from Entry Level up to Level 2. Learning is designed to be inspiring and creative and provides a valuable learning experience within a positive environment where learners can thrive and achieve. The department believes in making a difference and providing a positive contribution to assist with changing the mind-set of learning and to reducing reoffending.