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July 2019

Celebration Day 2019

2019-08-01T15:02:45+00:00July 30th, 2019|

Condover College had an amazing day celebrating all of our learners achievements, with family and friends joining us for a day full of fun. Our Day Opportunities team hosted a rainbow themed celebration, with the Opportunities learners singing and signing the song 'True Colours' using Makaton. The Village hall at Nesscliffe was transformed with bright coloured flags, music, dancing, face painting and party [...]

June 2019

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award 2019

2019-08-01T14:01:07+00:00June 30th, 2019|

The Grafton DofE students have completed all of the required units for the Bronze Award, with great enthusiasm and excitement. Congratulations to 7 of our Grafton students who have completed The Duke of Edinburgh's Bronze Award. The award requires 4 completed units; volunteering, physical activities, skills and expedition. The students have been busy completing a variety [...]

Intensive Interaction Week

2019-07-12T11:08:40+00:00June 28th, 2019|

This Week was Intensive Interaction Week at CCL Intensive Interaction is an approach to teach the fundamentals of communication to people who have severe learning difficulties and/or autism, who are still at an early stage of communication development. Each day we have been promoting the benefits of Intensive Interaction through training, workshops and classroom sessions, to encourage regular [...]

May 2019

Marty the Therapy Horse visits The Opportunities Programme

2019-06-05T14:55:29+00:00May 29th, 2019|

Shropshire Pony Parties brought along a special visitor today to meet the Day Opportunities learners. Marty is a miniature Shetland Pony and today he surprised our Day Opportunities learners by visiting Longbow House. Recent studies have discussed the benefits of animals being used in therapy sessions, providing calmness and comfort to people. Marty is 34 inches tall and is [...]

The Animal Man Visits The Grafton Centre

2019-05-22T16:28:16+00:00May 22nd, 2019|

The Animal Man visited learners at The Grafton Centre today. Callum, who attends The Grafton Centre kindly donated the activity in lieu of birthday gifts. Learners were treated to an interactive animal presentation at college, meeting a variety of animals. The animals included a snake, an owl, a cockroach, a fox and a bearded dragon. The session [...]

April 2019

We are Outstanding!

2019-05-01T15:14:56+00:00April 30th, 2019|

CCL's Church View Scheme in Longnor, Shrewsbury has been awarded Outstanding following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Church View is one of our high quality schemes in Shropshire, it is home to 6 residents and has recently been awarded Outstanding by CQC. We pride ourselves on creating a home-from-home environment for our residents [...]

CCL Hydrotherapy Pool

2019-05-13T15:43:48+00:00April 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 [...]

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 [...]