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21st Dec 2017

Hereward receives glowing report from Ofsted

Leaders at a Coventry college have worked “tirelessly” and with a “relentless focus” to improve the safety and success of students. That is the glowing verdict of Ofsted inspectors, who found learners at Hereward College “enjoy their learning because they are taught by well-qualified and experienced teachers with good subject knowledge and industry and employer…

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18th Dec 2017

Hereward students launch citywide pavement parking campaign

A team of students at Hereward College in Coventry will be running a campaign on the issue of inconsiderate pavement parking thanks to a £5000 grant received from the Big Lottery Fund. Launched on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire radio, the young people, all of whom have disabilities, will be developing a public awareness campaign across…

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7th Dec 2017

Specialist College adds two more national businesses to its supported internship programme

Hereward College in Coventry has partnered with Holiday Inn Kenilworth and Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) who will offer year-long work placements to enable young people with disabilities to gain experience in the world of work. As a college for young people with disabilities and additional needs, Hereward provides its learners with a varied curriculum…

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20th Nov 2017

Hereward student wins gold in national skills competition

Hereward College student Callum Klapatji has won gold medal for ICT in the national finals of the World Skills Competitions at the Skills Show this weekend. World Skills UK host a number of inclusive skills competitions at The Skills Show which enable young people with learning or physical disabilities to display their work skills and…

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8th Nov 2017

Hereward expands its work placement programme with regional housing provider

Nine young people from Hereward College are experiencing work in the housing sector thanks to an expanding partnership with WM Housing Group. As a college for young people with disabilities and additional needs, Hereward provides its learners with a varied curriculum that focuses on skills for independent living and employment. The nine students are all…

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31st Oct 2017

Consultant opportunity – Sector Based Work Academies

An opportunity has arisen for an employer engagement consultant to research and develop the provision of Sector-Based Work Academies (SBWAs) at Hereward College. SBWAs will involve: Employers looking for support with their recruitment Hereward College delivering a City & Guilds Extended Certificate in Employability Job Centres identifying potential students and providing space and time for…

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21st Sep 2017

Hereward teams up with national automotive company

Hereward College has partnered with national automotive supplier, Arlington Automotive, to provide work placement and supported internship opportunities for young people with disabilities. As a college for young people with disabilities and additional needs, Hereward provides its learners with a varied curriculum that focuses on skills for independent living and employment. Adelaide Tongesai, Cleopatra Jones…

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11th Jul 2017

Introduction to Hospitality – new course now available

Develop the vocational work and life skills now required in the modern hospitality industry Hereward College is now offering a new Introduction to Hospitality BTEC course specifically aimed at those interested in pursuing careers in the hospitality industries. The two year funded course is aimed at Entry Level 3 and Level 1 learners (not yet…

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12th Jun 2017

Supported internship opportunities

Hereward College manages a supported internship programme with a range of key employment partners which enables young people (aged 16-24) with an education, health and care (EHC) plan to gain experience in the workplace within a supported environment. Learners take part in the programme with one of our partner employers and spend up to 30…

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25th May 2017

Hereward’s pioneering programme provides opportunities for young people with disabilities

Hereward College student, Luke Elson, has secured permanent paid employment at Whitefriars Housing thanks to the college’s groundbreaking supported internship programme. Supported internships are a study programme aimed at young people (aged 16 to 24) who have an education, health and care plan and need extra support to move into employment. Hereward College has been…

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