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About VPC

The Vocational Progression Centre (VPC) is for students aged 16+ and can accommodate between 40-50 students. The centre has strong links with the community and students at this centre regularly access two working allotments.

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 Carshalton College, Eco-local, Zest Dance, Westcroft, Nickel Support, Riverside Cafe, Sutton Commu­nity Farm, Sainsbury’s, Wallington Library, Brook Cafe, Mitcham Library, British Heart Foundation, David Bright Real Estate, Wallington Crusader Hall and Westbourne School.

 

What’s happening at our Centre this term?

Natspec Games

Horse Riding

Rebound Therapy

YMCA fitness session

DigiCafe run by the Digital School at the Riverside Centre

Parent and carer coffee morning

Games lunch time club run by John Weir

Speak up Sutton

Mencap “Hate Crime” workshop

 

Events

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.
Ofsted Report

Latest News

Vocational Centre opened in Wandsworth!

We are thrilled to announce the College has opened a Vocational Centre this term on the grounds of Nightingale Community Academy. Students from across the College enrolled on the Skills for Work & Living Programme are accessing a range of …

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Keeping Fit and Having Fun!

Students from BedZED enjoyed a visit to the brand new trampoline park in Sutton Village Sports Centre, it is a great facility and provides students with a full body workout. Students have exclusive access to the trampolines once a week. …

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VPC Get Creative!

Local artist, Doug Shaw, delivered an enrichment session for students at the Vocational Progression Centre. During the session, students got to see some of his original artwork, which included traditional canvases and some more unusual pieces such as upcycled vinyl prints. It …

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Celebrating College’s Week with “The Big Build”

We had an action packed few days in celebration of the AoC’s “College’s Week”. All of the college centres got involved with our very own “Big Build”. The challenge, led by the Digital School, saw students collectively putting their coding …

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