Derwen College

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Derwen College,Whittington Road
SY11 3JA

01691 661234

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Derwen College - Where Learning Comes to Life

Derwen College is a three times Ofsted graded Outstanding college providing specialist further education for over 250 students in residential and day placements.

The college is able to meet the individual and diverse needs of young people aged between 16 and 25 with a wide range of learning difficulties and associated disabilities.

We are a charity and run regular fundraising events

We continue to fundraise to provide our students with opportunities to enhance their learning and independence skills. Derwen College relies on donations to make this happen. We raise funds to provide the specialist tools, equipment and experiences our students need to reach their goals. These include: 

Transport – Your donation can help us get our students to work!

Specialist tools – Many of our students have multiple disabilities that can make everyday tasks difficult.

Providing experiences for students – Derwen College can provide students with experiences and opportunities that build confidence and broaden horizons.

College infrastructure – Derwen College is unique in the way it provides work-place training in our busy Garden Centre, Garden Café, Orangery Restaurant and Karten Print Shop.

Student accommodation – Many students who study at Derwen College live here too, and student accommodation is an important part of their college life.

You can Visit Derwen seven days a week at our outlets, where students learn vital work skills. The Garden Centre, Garden Cafe and The Orangery Restaurant are open to visitors all year round. 

To help us track our donations, we welcome you to leave a note with your donation telling us who it is from and what it is intended to go towards, thank you.

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