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Success for Supported Learning football team

Monday 16 June 2014

On Friday 13 June, Supported Learning students from Richmond upon Thames College won the Brentford FC Community Football competition for the fifth year running.

Supported Learning Students Create Upcycled Christmas Tree

Tuesday 19 December 2017

 

During the Autumn term Supported Learning students on the Lifeskills course have been working together to create a garden trellis, which is temporarily being used as an abstract Christmas tree until it is ready to move to the garden in the Spring term.

christmas supported learning trellis tree

The students created this as part of their course where they learn skills for everyday life. They spend one hour a week in Carpentry, which is where they created the trellis for the Supported Learning garden. They used recycled timber that was donated to the department by a local film set organisation. During the Spring term they will erect the trellis in the gardens where they currently grow flowers, plants and vegetables and use this to grow climbing plants.

Each student scribed their name onto the trellis as well as the names of their teachers. They then created a star for the top of the trellis and added lights, turning it into the perfect seasonal addition to the college entrance.

Read now: RuTC's November 2017 Ofsted report says the college is GOOD in all areas including excellent support for all students. 

Supported Learning Team Runners Up for AoC Beacon Award

Friday 17 November 2017

 

AoC Beacon Award In October 2017, the Supported Learning Department at Richmond upon Thames College was shortlisted for a prestigious AoC Beacon Award for Students with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities. The AoC Beacon Awards capture and celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education colleges.

John O’Shea, Deputy Principal at Richmond upon Thames College, commented, “To be shortlisted for this highly respected award was such an honour for the Richmond upon Thames College and acknowledges the incredibly talented members of staff who work in the college’s Supported Learning Department. I am proud to work with such highly experienced and enthusiastic teachers who support, motivate and teach students with complex needs and in 2017 the college has produced its best results in all areas for over a decade. This was also recently recognised by Ofsted inspectors who judged Richmond upon Thames College to be good in all areas, including the college’s provision for learners with high needs.

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