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24th May 2016

Hereward hosts regional housekeeping competition

Hereward College hosted a housekeeping competition for students from Hereward and Derwen College in Shropshire as part of a series of regional Inclusive Skills Competitions. Inclusive skills competitions are supported by Natspec (National Association of Specialist Colleges) and take place at various colleges across the region during the summer term. Five teams of Entry Level…

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23rd May 2016

Hereward gets extra funding for sports equipment

Learners at Hereward College in Coventry have benefited from additional sports equipment thanks to a £1000 grant from the General Charities of the City of Coventry. The grant was awarded to the college’s charitable arm, Friends of Hereward, which plays a crucial role in fundraising for additional resources and activities not covered by statutory funds….

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16th May 2016

Anti-bullying recognition for Hereward College

Students at Hereward College were treated to a visit from Union J’s JJ Hamblett as part of a film featuring Hereward’s anti-bullying work. Hereward College in Coventry is one of only three schools and colleges across the country to have been selected to showcase its anti-bullying work by the Diana Award’s Anti-Bullying campaign. A group…

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20th Apr 2016

Hereward student qualifies for Great Britain Olympic trials

Hereward sports student, Joshua Fairchild is setting his sights on the Paralympic Games in Rio this summer after qualifying for the Great Britain trials which will take place in Glasgow between 23rd and 27th April. Recently achieving a bronze medal at the Amateur Swimming Association, Josh has made progress in four different events and is…

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19th Apr 2016

Hereward learners to experience the world of mission critical communications

Hereward College is working with national mission critical communications company, Airwave, to deliver supported internships to its learners. From September 2016, four young people from the college will take part in the 12 month study programme at Airwave’s Rugby offices in the areas of IT, customer service and security. Supported internships are a platform for…

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4th Jan 2016

Hereward gets extra funding to support lifelong learning experiences

Learners at Hereward College will benefit from additional trips to support their education thanks to a £2000 grant from the Heart of England Community Foundation’s Torrington Fund. The grant was awarded to the college’s charitable arm, Friends of Hereward which plays a crucial role in fundraising for additional resources and activities not covered by statutory…

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21st Dec 2015

Care Quality Commission awards Hereward with a ‘Good’ standard of care

Hereward College has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for its care of young people who stay with the college on a residential basis. Based in Coventry, Hereward is a Further Education college for young people with disabilities and additional needs. The college offers specialist facilities and all round life, learning and…

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21st Dec 2015

Support for higher education with a new Access Centre

Students with disabilities and additional needs in Loughborough and the surrounding areas will now be able to take advantage of a new assessment centre based at Loughborough University. The centre will be managed by staff from Hereward College in Coventry and provide assessments for students who are eligible for the Disabled Student Allowance (DSA). The…

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3rd Dec 2015

Hereward reaches gold standard for work experience

Young people at Hereward College in Coventry are continuing to access a very high standard of work experience opportunities according to independent work experience body, Fair Train. The College has recently been awarded Fair Train’s Gold Level Work Experience Quality Standard, the highest possible level for this national accreditation. The award is recognition of the…

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25th Nov 2015

Coventry councillors take part in ‘wheelchair experience’ at Hereward College

Local councillors joined Hereward students to take part in a ‘wheelchair experience’ to get a taste of some of the frustrations and issues faced by young people with disabilities. The students discussed some of the key areas which affect them and took Councillors Patricia Seamen, Pete Male and Richard Brown on a challenging tour around…

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