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December 2019

The Grinch that Stole Christmas a Makaton Choir and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

2020-01-02T14:11:13+00:00December 18th, 2019|

CCL's Grafton Centre students and Opportunities Programme learners provided another spectacular performance at the Christmas Church Service, Christ Church, Bayston Hill. The Opportunities Programme started this years service with a video of the Santa Sisters trying to locate the Narrator, Father Christmas and Head Elf for their big show performance. Once they had all been found, Opportunities [...]

November 2019

Exotic Zoo Visits CCL’s Church View

2019-12-02T09:55:48+00:00November 29th, 2019|

CCL's Church View Scheme had a fascinating afternoon when Exotic Zoo brought a variety of animals to visit the residents. Church View invited friends from CCL's Harley Road Scheme, to enjoy an afternoon with guests from Exotic Zoo. The day provided an educational and sensory experience, with residents learning about the animals natural habitats and [...]

CCL’s Festive Makaton Club

2019-12-02T10:28:57+00:00November 28th, 2019|

CCL's Speech and Language Assistant Nicky hosts a monthly Makaton Club session, with this months theme being Christmas. Learners from across CCL are invited to the monthly Makaton club to learn and practice Makaton signs. This month learners practiced signs for crackers, bells, Father Christmas, reindeer and Christmas tree to name a few! Everyone then [...]

October 2019

CCL Staff Annual Conference 2019

2019-11-04T13:39:53+00:00October 29th, 2019|

This years CCL Staff Annual Conference was held at The Albright Hussey, Shrewsbury and provides staff the opportunity to listen to some inspiring speakers and participate in a variety of engaging activities. The CCL Staff Annual Conference is a two day event, which started on the Friday and focused on Communication Awareness. In the morning we welcomed [...]

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

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

March 2019

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 [...]