Thornbeck College

Thornbeck College is an Independent Specialist College providing personalised programmes to autistic and neurodivergent individuals

Working together to inspire, support, celebrate and equip autistic and neurodivergent people to fulfil their potential in life.

Durham Constabulary delivered a knife crime workshop to learners at Thornbeck College. The workshop supported learners to increase their knowledge and understanding of knife crime including:

  • Legal consequences of carrying a knife
  • Statistics of knife crimes and how often people are injured by their own knife
  • What to do if someone you know is carrying a weapon
  • Case studies and photo evidence of knife injuries 
  • Example of the impact knife crime has on an individual and their wider circle of support

The workshop supported learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of personal safety.