CCL’s main focus is to ensure the safety of all staff and its learners during this pandemic. We continue to closely monitor government advice. All parents and carers are being regularly updated and informed of any measures put in place in a response to the threat of Coronavirus.

We are a small independent specialist college and residential care provider in the heart of Shropshire

Our programmes support learners aged 18+ who have moderate to severe learning disabilities, profound and multiple learning difficulties and additional complex needs.

We provide Education, The Opportunities Programme, Care and Support including Accommodation and Short Breaks.


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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Our 13 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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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






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

DofE Bronze Award at Condover College

June 16th, 2022|Comments Off on DofE Bronze Award at Condover College

On the 9th June seven learners from the Grafton Centre took part in their Duke of Edinburgh Expedition, the last section to complete before achieving their Bronze award. Learners took part in an overnight stay [...]

Hattie joins the Speech and Language Therapist team

April 20th, 2022|Comments Off on Hattie joins the Speech and Language Therapist team

Communication is an essential part of our daily life, yet many of us take the ability to communicate through speech and gesture for granted.  As a young adult I did some work on a Stroke [...]

The Orchard attend the Great British Care Awards as Finalists

March 22nd, 2022|Comments Off on The Orchard attend the Great British Care Awards as Finalists

On Friday 18th March 2022 the Orchard, one of CCL’s residential homes, attended the Great British National Care Awards at ICC Birmingham. The Orchard was shortlisted as a finalist for the ‘Care Home Team Award’. [...]


“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.”