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About VPC

The Vocational Progression Centre (VPC) is for students aged 16+ and can accommodate between 40-50 students. The centre has strong links with the community and students at this centre regularly access two working allotments.

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 Carshalton College, Eco-local, Zest Dance, Westcroft, Nickel Support, Riverside Cafe, Sutton Commu­nity Farm, Sainsbury’s, Wallington Library, Brook Cafe, Mitcham Library, British Heart Foundation, David Bright Real Estate, Wallington Crusader Hall and Westbourne School.

 

What’s happening at our Centre this term?

Natspec Games

Horse Riding

Rebound Therapy

YMCA fitness session

DigiCafe run by the Digital School at the Riverside Centre

Parent and carer coffee morning

Games lunch time club run by John Weir

Speak up Sutton

Mencap “Hate Crime” workshop

 

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.
Ofsted Report

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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