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 specialist college for young adults with SEND. 

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

Derwen College Charity helps to provide students with opportunities to enhance their learning and independence skills. We raise funds to provide the specialist tools, equipment and experiences our students need to reach their goals. These include: 

Transport – The college enjoys many great partnerships with local employers who provide work placements for our students.  The placements are essential for gaining valuable work skills. Often, students are driven to their placements by car or minibus - your donations help us get our students to work!

Specialist tools – Many of our students have multiple disabilities that can make everyday tasks difficult. Donations are used to provide specialist tools and equipment to help students become more independent. 

Providing experiences for students – Derwen College can provide students with experiences and opportunities that build confidence and broaden horizons. We rely on donations to provide many of these opportunties. 

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. Donations enable us to maintain and improve these retail outlets. 

Student accommodation – Many students who study at Derwen College live here too, and student accommodation is an important part of their college life. Your donations have helped us to create amazing accommodation for our students. 

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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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