We are a care and education provider which has a small family feel based in Shropshire

We provide a service for adults 18+ who have moderate to severe learning disabilities, profound and multiple learning difficulties and additional complex needs

Education

Education at CCL’s The Grafton Centre, offers a holistic student-centred curriculum focusing on independence, functional skills and more. We are dedicated to making sure all our learners reach their potential.

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Care

Our small residential homes are nestled in communities in and around Shrewsbury. Residents receive the highest standards of care and support regardless of whether they are with us on a short break or a 52-week placement.

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Opportunities

Our Opportunities Programme, offers a range of fun activities out in the community or at our main site, Longbow House in Shrewsbury. Whatever your dreams, aspirations or interests, we will support you to achieve them!

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About Us

Condover College was founded in 2004 by Steve McGill, a father who insisted on only the very best care for his son, Matthew.

Steve had struggled to find a college that catered for Matthew’s disabilities. He knew there was only one thing for it: he’d have to start a college himself.

Today, we’re continuing Steve’s legacy of providing first-rate care and opportunities for people with additional needs.

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Calling all Employers

Can you help by offering work placements to our students?

It might be true to suggest that work plays a pivotal role in defining an individual’s quality of life and must be an integral part of a person’s overall life experience.

Did you know?

CCL have dedicated job coaches Terry and Carol, who carefully match and identify work placement opportunities for our students.

 You will be

  • Fully supported by our trained staff 
  • Giving valuable experience to our students
  • Able to offer hours that suit your business

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It’s your time to make a difference

We are hiring Support Workers & Waking Night Workers!

> Supporting adults with learning disabilities to reach their dreams and aspirations
> Highly rewarding
> Experience desirable but not essential
> Full comprehensive training provided
> Free gym membership at the Shrewsbury Club
> Free counselling

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Latest News

  • Sharing Day - selling goods

Grafton Sharing Day

June 6th, 2024|Comments Off on Grafton Sharing Day

Sharing Day is a highly anticipated event for all students at Grafton. They take great pride in their achievements, and it's heartwarming to witness the mutual support and congratulations among the students. Students enjoy reuniting [...]

  • Condover College are OUTSTANDING

Condover College celebrate achieving an OUTSTANDING Ofsted grade

March 22nd, 2024|Comments Off on Condover College celebrate achieving an OUTSTANDING Ofsted grade

Condover College, a specialist further education college in Shrewsbury has received an outstanding Grade 1 from Ofsted in their recent Inspection. The report published on the Thursday 21st March 2024, highlighted the excellent experience that [...]

Grafton Sharing Day

March 5th, 2024|Comments Off on Grafton Sharing Day

The 9th of February was a big day at the Grafton Centre, it was' Sharing Day’, where students showcased what they had achieved so far with their friends and families. The air was alive with anticipation [...]

  • Beth and Ellie

To celebrate Apprenticeship Week we caught up with Beth and Ellie

February 9th, 2024|Comments Off on To celebrate Apprenticeship Week we caught up with Beth and Ellie

Beth’s role has continued to develop, Beth now arranges and schedules all staff training for CCL and has been heavily involved in the training and implementation of the new digital Access system for the organisation. [...]

Testimonials

“I would say our son’s biggest achievement has to be their self-esteem. They now have a sense of self-worth I have never seen in them before”

“I really can’t praise the staff enough; they are so caring. We thoroughly enjoy our time up there, not just with our daughter but with other people and staff. Staff are welcoming – very much so.”