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About Vocational

The Vocational Centre is co-located with Nightingale Community Academy and has access to fanatastic vocational facilities including the farm and allotment, industry kitchen, mechanical workshop and hairdressing salon. The Centre currently accommodates 20 students aged 16+.

Our students and staff enjoy being part of the local community and students are supported in work opportunities with many local businesses and community groups including Tooting Leisure Centre, Cannons Leisure Centre, YMCA Wimbledon, Baked Bean Company, Wandsworth Learning Difficulties Network, Wandsworth Health Watch, Project Search and Thrive Battersea Park

 

What’s happening at our Centre this term?

 

 

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Outcomes for learners are outstanding, teaching, learning and assessment are excellent and the extremely diverse programmes that meet learners’ individual needs, interests and aspirations, prepare them very well for life after College.
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Latest News

Down Syndrome Awareness Day

To help raise awareness for World Down’s syndrome day, students and staff at Wyvern House, Hillingdon all came in with their odd socks (and plenty of spare odd socks so everyone could join in the fun!) Odd socks were chosen …

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Coffee Morning and Enterprise for Mother’s Day

This term saw the introduction of coffee mornings in each of our regional hubs. The informal events provide an opportunity for students, parents and carers to engage with staff and talk through the transition process. College students enjoyed getting involved …

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Kane impresses staff at All Saints church

This term, BedZed student Kane started his work experience at All Saints church in Mitcham. Staff observed that he was very focused and able to carry out a variety of jobs. Kane’s hard work demonstrated his ability to following instructions, …

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Supermarket Work Experience

Beaconsfield student Nasir has begun work at Sainsbury’s in Kingston. He is currently gaining valuable work experience and is growing in confidence and acquiring some great inpendence skills. Nasir stacks the shelves and makes sure they are full and well …

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