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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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23rd May 2017

Hereward College hosts first community safeguarding event in Coventry

Over 200 Hereward students and their families took part in the first “Our Families Our Future” event on Friday which looked at the ways in which we safeguard our communities. Hereward is the first college to be involved in the “Our Families, Our Future” initiative which is being rolled out across Coventry in partnership with…

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13th Mar 2017

Hereward College advises in parliament

Hereward College  is one of the founding members of a newly formed All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Assistive Technology and will be at the forefront of changes in policy in this area. APPGs are an informal group of members of both Houses of Parliament who join together to pursue a particular topic or interest. …

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10th Feb 2017

Hereward student becomes national anti-bullying advocate

Hereward College student, Joey Mander is one of 13 young people selected to be part of a National Youth Board set up to represent the voices of thousands of Anti-Bullying Ambassadors across the UK. The anti-bullying ambassador programme is run by the Diana Award, and Hereward College students were recognised for their anti-bullying initiatives at…

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15th Sep 2016

Hereward rated top in national student-led review

Hereward College has been rated first in a national student review for teaching quality, work experience, employment skills and careers advice. Catering for young people with disabilities and additional needs, the college was also ranked second for support, learning facilities and practical learning. The yearly review is run by LOOP, a student driven review and…

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25th Aug 2016

Hereward interns get opportunity boost

The Employability team at Hereward College in Coventry are successfully expanding their Supported Internship programme this Autumn, having secured new partnerships with three local businesses; Severn Trent Water, Airwave and Whitefriars Housing. Nestled at the top of Bramston Crescent in Tile Hill, Hereward predominantly caters for students with a range of disabilities and learning difficulties….

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12th Jul 2016

Hereward learners celebrate end of term success

Learners at Hereward College in Coventry celebrated their end of year in style at a leaver’s ceremony attended by local businesses, councillors and parents. Visitors were treated to an afternoon of song and dance shows from Performing Arts students as well as animations and presentations from Media and Business students. Councillor Kevin Maton, Cabinet Minister…

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6th Jul 2016

Hereward honoured for anti-bullying work with Diana Award

A team of students from Hereward College in Coventry were yesterday [5th July] presented with a Diana Award in recognition of their contribution towards tackling bullying. The college were one of only three schools and colleges across the country to be selected to showcase their anti-bullying initiatives at a celebratory event held at the UK’s…

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1st Jul 2016

Student entrepreneur wins award for dog delights

Level 3 student Bethany Braithwaite has been awarded the top prize by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), winning £150 for her unique business idea of offering dog owners a gift pack of treats and helpful tips. The FSB in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull launched this award to celebrate and recognise local students who show…

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20th Jun 2016

Hereward students receive accolade for skills

Hereward students demonstrated their skills at Derwen College on Thursday (16th June) receiving three accolades in the regional round of the Inclusive Skills competition. Hereward College entrants Shaun Bratt, James Roberts, Ciaran Bevan and Benjamin Pugh put on a great performance in the Entry Level 1 Table Laying and Entry Level 2 ICT categories achieving…

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