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IPSEA Training Day at CCL 2019

CCL are hosting a FREE training day with IPSEA at The Grafton Centre The Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (IPSEA) is a registered charity offering independent legally based information, advice and support for parents/carers whose children have a range of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). IPSEA help to get the right education for children and have improved educational [...]

2019-08-13T11:35:42+00:00August 13th, 2019|

Celebration Day 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 [...]

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

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award 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 [...]

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

Intensive Interaction Week

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 [...]

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

Marty the Therapy Horse visits The Opportunities Programme

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 [...]

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

The Animal Man Visits The Grafton Centre

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 [...]

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

We are Outstanding!

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 [...]

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

CCL Hydrotherapy Pool

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 [...]

2019-05-13T15:43:48+00:00April 28th, 2019|