March 2024

Condover College celebrate achieving an OUTSTANDING Ofsted grade

2024-05-16T12:09:33+01:00March 22nd, 2024|

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 its students receive. Ofsted described the college as a place where “Students flourish in the respectful, open and supportive culture [...]

Grafton Sharing Day

2024-03-05T10:34:19+00:00March 5th, 2024|

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 and excitement! Tracy, our Director of Education, hosted the occasion, and each Tutor group took turns to deliver their presentation. [...]

June 2022

DofE Bronze Award at Condover College

2022-06-16T14:35:18+01:00June 16th, 2022|

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 at a campsite near the Long Mynd. On the weeks running up to the expedition all learners helped to prepare, [...]

March 2022

Bethan’s Life-changing Communication Device

2022-03-09T16:32:41+00:00March 9th, 2022|

Bethan, a resident at CCL recently received her new eye gaze communication aid, which she was very excited about! Today, Bethan, her dad and 6 members of her support team were provided training on how to use the eye gaze device from Smartbox. They all had a wonderful time - particularly Bethan. Our Speech & [...]

February 2022

You Can Care Week 2022: Celebrating Ollie Stubbs

2022-02-23T17:00:45+00:00February 23rd, 2022|

Monday 21st – Sunday 27th February is #YouCanCareWeek hosted by Home Instead. #YouCanCareWeek is all about shining a spotlight on the incredible people working in the care sector and encouraging others to join. To celebrate You Can Care Week 2022, we wanted to take the opportunity to share some stories from our wonderful CCL team [...]

You Can Care Week 2022: Celebrating Kirsty Gale & Rebecca Jones

2022-02-22T16:49:26+00:00February 22nd, 2022|

Monday 21st – Sunday 27th February is #YouCanCareWeek hosted by Home Instead. #YouCanCareWeek is all about shining a spotlight on the incredible people working in the care sector and encouraging others to join. To celebrate You Can Care Week 2022, we wanted to take the opportunity to share some stories from our wonderful CCL team [...]

Kynaston Farm’s Valentine’s Card Competition

2022-02-17T16:46:20+00:00February 17th, 2022|

Naomi and Kevin from Kynaston Farm held a Valentine's Day card competition with all the schemes across CCL, including Grafton and Day Opportunities. All of the entries were brilliant and very creative, so Naomi and Kevin had their work cut out! Naomi said "Kynaston were overwhelmed with Valentine’s Day cards for the competition and they [...]

Safer Internet Day at the Grafton Centre

2022-02-28T14:46:33+00:00February 8th, 2022|

Today at the Grafton Centre, we took part in Safer Internet Day. This year's theme once again was "Together for a better internet", the day calls upon all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people. To take part, students video called each [...]

January 2022

An Interview with Chrissie Simmons MBE  

2022-01-07T14:49:04+00:00January 7th, 2022|

A brief insight into Chrissie’s career… Chrissie Simmons, CCL’s Housekeeper & Health & Safety Co-ordinator, has been appointed an MBE in the New Year’s Honours 2022. Having dedicated herself to CCL for 8 years and the care sector for 20 years, Chrissie has exceeded all expectations of her role as Housekeeper and Health & Safety [...]

December 2021

A Christmas Message from EG

2021-12-24T12:27:24+00:00December 24th, 2021|

A very Happy Christmas to you all!   Here is a special Christmas message from our Executive Group... https://youtu.be/DDpVWmQsm0A

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