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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 vocational courses including hair/ beauty, construction, mechanics, animal care and catering are still running smoothly

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

A new health and well-being link at YMCA Wimbledon

New partnership being developed with Baked bean company

Rozan was voted to be Safeguarding ambassador for community safety

Students are organising sessions with the police and ambulance service

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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

Artwork Celebrated

Students from VPC, Oxford Circus class have been creating stunning digital artwork this term using a cause and effect app on their iPads.  The results are so visually striking that they have gone on display in a gallery style at …

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Kingston’s Got Talent!

What a fulfilled day we had when OHC Beaconsfield and Kingston MENCAP got together to showcase their amazing talents. The audience was wowed by; dance routines, solo singing performances, a band, a comedian and even a dancing penguin! Performers were …

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‘Policed’ to meet you

Students at the Vocational Centre had the opportunity to meet with local police officer, PC Dion Arnold. PC Arnold works with local schools in Wandsworth, and spoke to the group about safety in the community. Students had the chance to …

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Afternoon Award Celebrations

The summer term is always an exciting one full of celebrations, and we had a wonderful time celebrating every student’s successes at each college centre’s Afternoon Awards. Thank you to everyone who joined us, the events were the perfect way …

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