30th Sep 2015

Changing Futures Together – Coventry launches its first Supported Internship

Representatives from across Coventry gathered at University Hospital earlier this month to launch the city’s first Supported Internship programme. Supported Internships help young people aged 16 to 24 with learning disabilities to gain first-hand experience of the workplace. This allows them to develop their employment skills and gain a nationally-accredited qualification. The programme has been…

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29th Jun 2015

Hereward College celebrates at its end-of-year festival

Students at Hereward College have been celebrating the end of their College year during the Hereward festival which included competitions, exhibitions and performances to showcase their work. The two-week festival has included performances from dance and drama students, arts and crafts activities, indoor and outdoor sports competitions as well as visits from local schools. Local…

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18th May 2015

Hereward College hosts first Powerchair Football competition in Coventry

Hereward College hosted and took part in the first Powerchair Football competition in the region on Sunday 3rd May. Run by the Wheelchair Football Association (WFA), Powerchair Football competitions take place across the UK with participants competing in regional and national leagues. This event is the first of its kind to take place in Coventry…

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10th May 2015

Hereward students prepare for life after college during National Careers Week

As part of National Careers Week, Hereward College has been working in partnership with local employers to provide support, share information and prepare students for their future careers. Students took part in a whole host of activities as part of Hereward’s ‘Building On Week’ which involved planning for the future, job applications and interview preparation,…

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2nd Apr 2015

New support group for children with Down syndrome to launch at Hereward College

Hereward College are delighted to be hosting Archie’s Smile, a new support group for children with Down syndrome. Archie’s Smile is a charity set up by Rebecca Carless whose son, Archie was born with Down syndrome in 2013. Its aim is to encourage the natural development of each child focussing on their strengths, gross and…

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11th Mar 2015

Hereward students reach finals of national money management challenge

A team of media students from Hereward College have impressed judges and reached the national finals of the national Money for Life Challenge. The Money for Life Challenge is a national competition supported by Lloyds Banking Group with the National Skills Academy for Financial Services, which provides grants for 16 to 24 year olds to…

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9th Mar 2015

Hereward ‘Potters’ Support Local Greengrocers

Newly opened greengrocer in Binley Woods, Turnips, has agreed to stock spring plants and decorated plant pots made by Hereward College Students in readiness for mother’s day. The students have been taking part in the Tenner Challenge – a nationwide competition to find the next generation of budding entrepreneurs. The competition has given students a…

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4th Mar 2015

Hereward’s College Champions awarded by Jim Cunningham MP

Twelve students from Hereward College have been presented with certificates for all their hard work acting as ambassadors for the College. Hereward’s College Champions are responsible for visitor tours and representing the College at external events. The students were particularly recognised for their work during National Careers Week where they collectively contributed 58 hours supporting…

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3rd Feb 2015

GB Paralympic gold medallist presents awards to students

Right) Sumaiyya Sidat, Jordan Burns, Matthew Berry (Sports Activator), Reece Lovell, Marley George, Lisa Strange Hereward College’s students secured 2nd place in a Boccia tournament. Hereward College’s students have secured themselves a commendable 2nd place in the Boccia tournament held at St. Nicholas Park Leisure Centre. Narrowly missing out on 1st place, the team competed…

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2nd Feb 2015

Student scores award from FA

Hereward student Matt Jarvis Student Matt Jarvis has been celebrating after receiving an award from the Football Futures programme. Hereward College student Matt Jarvis has been celebrating after receiving an award for volunteering his time to The Football Association’s (FA) Football Futures programme. The Football Futures programme is a rewards programme offering incentives to young…

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