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April 2019

March 2019

CCL’s Church View Scheme visit the Fire Station

2019-03-28T15:40:55+00:00March 28th, 2019|

CCL's Church View Scheme spent the afternoon at the Church Stretton Fire Station, where residents had a great time exploring the fire engines and the station. The Church Stretton Fire and Rescue Service is operated by a watch manager, crew managers and firefighters, who are on call and respond to the station from their home address [...]

Corner Exotics Visits Pontesbury

2019-03-12T14:45:00+00:00March 7th, 2019|

This week residents of CCL's Hall Bank Mews Scheme, Pontesbury, enjoyed a unique experience when Corner Exotics visited their home. Corner Exotics provided an educational and entertaining experience with a variety of different animals for residents to interact with. Residents learnt about the animals natural environments, how they protect themselves and why they look and feel [...]

Maths Week at The Grafton Centre

2019-03-28T15:42:56+00:00March 3rd, 2019|

Students at CCL's Grafton Centre thoroughly enjoyed a wide range of activities that focused on creating, making and performing for Maths Week. Maths Week activities were shared by Natspec, who are an association for organisations offering specialist provision for students with learning difficulties and disabilities. With plenty of ideas on ways to incorporate a variety of maths skills into the day, it was [...]

February 2019

CCL Hydrotherapy Pool

2019-03-05T15:41:17+00:00February 28th, 2019|

CCL plans to build their very own Hydrotherapy Pool have been approved by Shropshire Council. CCL are excited to announce that the plans for our very own Hydrotherapy Pool have been approved by Shropshire Council. Hydrotherapy is a very important therapeutic intervention for the people we support, especially for those with multiple disabilities who spend much of their [...]

CCL’s Masquerade Charity Ball 2019

2019-02-25T15:56:42+00:00February 18th, 2019|

This year's CCL Masquerade Charity Ball, was held at the Albright Hussey Manor Hotel in Shrewsbury. It was a fantastic opportunity to get dressed up, catch up with friends and enjoy delicious food, whilst raising money for the CCL Hydrotherapy Pool. Hydrotherapy is a very important and therapeutic intervention for the young people we support, especially for those with multiple [...]

Valentines Themed Learner Café

2019-02-28T14:04:53+00:00February 14th, 2019|

Learner Café is held every Friday at The Grafton Centre, with a different theme each week. With this week being Valentines the learners have enjoyed making cards, decorations and lots of cake! Learner Café provides learners with the opportunity to build on communication skills, improve confidence, encourage choice making and independence. This week learners have been making [...]

January 2019

Sensory Exploration Sessions

2019-01-28T11:15:47+00:00January 28th, 2019|

CCL learners who access The Opportunities Programme have been participating in weekly sensory exploration sessions, exploring different colours and textures. Each week the learners are presented with different coloured objects, with this session being the colour white. There were a variety of items to explore including flour, mats, golf balls, flannels, paper and meringues. Learners [...]

December 2018

Grafton Learner’s Generous Present to CCL

2019-01-09T12:31:42+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Greenfields, CCL's high quality short breaks estate, has received a very generous donation towards their sensory garden. Rebecca and Daisy are sisters who attend The Grafton College and use our short breaks services at Greenfields. This year, for their 21st birthday, they have kindly donated £625 in lieu of gifts for the Greenfields sensory garden. [...]