24th Jun 2019


Hereward College students Luke Jay, Luke Jones and Luke Allen have all secured full time permanent jobs at Holiday Inn Kenilworth as a direct result of a supported internship with the hotel. Supported internships are a work based study programme aimed at young people (aged 16 to 24) who have an education, health and care…

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17th Jun 2019


A ground breaking three-bedroom Premier Inn training centre has launched at Hereward College in Coventry with the aim of helping young people with additional needs get into work. The little Premier Inn is a partnership project between Premier Inn and Hereward College, a national further educational college specialising in skills training for independent living and…

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Hereward College

7th May 2019

Hereward College’s employment work shortlisted for national award

Hereward College has been shortlisted as a finalist for the ERSA Employability Awards 2019 in the Disability and Health Employment category. Now in its seventh year, the ERSA Employability Awards celebrate best practice across the employment support sector and seek to demonstrate the day-to-day hard work and dedication of those working to improve the lives…

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5th Mar 2019

Job success for Hereward student at the Holiday Inn

Luke, a student at Hereward College, has secured paid employment as a result of participating in the college’s supported internship programme. The college provides young people with disabilities and additional needs with a varied curriculum, including a focus on skills for independent living and employment. The supported internship programme is a work-based study programme which…

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Friends of Hereward College Logo

30th Jan 2019

Friends of Hereward College – Trustees wanted

Hereward College is relaunching its charitable body– Friends of Hereward – and is keen to hear from any parents or carers who might be interested in being involved either as a trustee or to support with fundraising activities. The charity’s activities will provide extra resources and services for Hereward students that are not covered by…

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Callum Klapatyj Volunteer Award

18th Dec 2018

Champion Volunteer Award for Hereward Student

Congratulations to student Callum Klapatyj who has won an award as Champion Volunteer 2018 for his contribution to local community radio station Hillz FM. Callum started doing work experience at Hillz FM as part of his college course and then pursued his interest in radio as a volunteer presenter.  He now presents his own football…

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Cofa's Tree Lodge Launch

13th Dec 2018

Coventry athlete opens redesigned living space at Hereward College

Coventry based wheelchair athlete, Kare Adenegan has officially opened a newly revamped residential living space at Hereward College in Coventry – Cofa’s Tree Lodge. Hereward College, which provides young people with disabilities with the skills needed for independent living and employment, caters for around 250 students on a day and residential basis. The newly refurbished…

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WM Housing Award Picture

22nd Oct 2018

Supported internship scheme at WM Housing scoops national award

A scheme which helps young people with disabilities people into work has taken home a national award. WM Housing’s Supported Internship scheme, run in partnership Hereward College, won Best Apprenticeship Scheme at the 24housing Awards at a ceremony at the Ricoh Arena . WM Housing took on nine internships from Hereward College, which supports young…

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Harriet job Success

4th Oct 2018

Supported internships demonstrate huge successes for Hereward College students

Over 50% of students at Hereward College in Coventry have secured paid employment this year as a direct result of their participation in the college’s supported internship programme. Supported internships are a work based study programme aimed at young people (aged 16 to 24) who have an education, health and care plan, and need extra…

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SEND Carers Provision of the Year Certificate

6th Jul 2018

Hereward College wins award for work to support young people into careers

Hereward College has been recognised for its work supporting careers education and helping young people into the world of work. The college has been named SEND Careers Provision of the Year in the West & South West by the Careers & Enterprise Company The Careers & Enterprise Company Annual Awards 2018 recognise and celebrate inspirational…

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