Welcome to National Star.
Our charity is a provider of specialist further education, training, personal development and residential services for people with physical and learning disabilities and acquired brain injuries.
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Learn with us
We offer full and part-time, residential and day courses for around 200 disabled students aged between 16 – 25 years old, at Ullenwood, Hereford and Wales.
Live with us
We have a range of different options for people with disabilities who want to live more independently.
Careers with us
The young adults with disabilities we support at National Star are currently looking for new care and support workers and nurses to join us.
Why National Star?
StarBistro, the Cotswolds’ favourite social enterprise, is open to the public. National Star students will serve customers from 9am – 4pm, Monday to Friday.
StarGlamping, just metres away from the Cotswold Way, offers you the freedom of camping without the hassle of ropes, tent pegs or rain.
Our 18 hole golf course situated just outside Cheltenham is perfect for beginners and seasoned golfers.
Work Outcomes Student Recruitment Event
Come along to our student information event at Greensteps, off the A4019 Tewkesbury Road in Cheltenham and find out more.
Student Transition Event
National Star students and their parents are invited to join us at a face-to-face transition event at our Ullenwood campus in February 2024.
Are you ready to meet fear with courage? Our sponsored Firewalk is an adrenaline-fuelled challenge like no other!
Families and young people surveyed for their thoughts on life after education
National Star has joined forces with fellow disability charity Together Trust to improve the way young people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) are supported when they leave education.
New student accommodation officially opened by long-term supporters
Our £6.2 million specialist residence at Ullenwood that was funded by the Building a Brighter Future appeal has officially opened.
National Star wins Charity of the Year award
National Star has been named Charity of the Year at the Gloucestershire Business Awards.