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About Vocational Centre

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?

All students are now participating in a number of vocational courses including hair/ beauty, construction, mechanics, animal care and catering.

Students have voted for a new enterprise ART project which they will design and sell to members of the public

A new health and well-being link at YMCA Wimbledon

Students have been celebrating black history month by exploring museum different cultures and discussing influential figures

First student council of the year!

Nominations to take place regarding centre safeguarding ambassador

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.
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Latest News

Trip to the V&A Museum

Students from the Digital School enjoyed a trip to the Video Games exhibition at the V&A Museum in Kensington. The exhibition highlighted many of the key issues in gaming from the design and development to gender parity and ethnic diversity. …

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Comic Shop Guru joins Pod Radio for an Interview

Tom from the incredible comic shop “A Place in Space” in Croydon, joined our Digital Ambassadors to take part in a podcast. Students interviewed Tom and asked him about working in the industry and also found out other interesting facts …

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Christmas in the Community: Hillingdon

Students from Wyvern have spent the last term making some beautiful Christmas decorations, cards, bath bombs and other goods ready for their first ever enterprise stall in Uxbridge. The bath bombs went down amazingly well at the stall. Whilst making …

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Christmas Pantomime!

Staff, families and friends were wowed by the students from Lomond House who performed ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Southwark Playhouse. The students were brilliant and combined a unique performance of dancing and acting as they transported the audience through time …

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