HMP Ford

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HMP Ford, is an Open Prison for approximately 537 male prisoners (Category D or ‘Low Risk) situated near Arundel in rural West Sussex, just off the A27. There are 22 courses leading to nationally accredited outcomes (for instance, Information Technology, Business Enterprise, First Aid, Art & Design, Numeracy and Literacy). Approximately 140 students attend classes each week. Courses are also delivered in purpose built workshops, such as Carpentry or Painting & Decorating as well as in real work environments (Food Preparation or Barista which operate from the coffee shop on-site).

At the last Ofsted Inspection in 2013, the provision was graded ‘Good’ with some areas ‘Outstanding’. Our Learners are genuinely motivated to achieve and the Success Rate on courses is high overall (+92%). 


Ford Rd, Ford, Arundel BN18 0BX