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Whether you’d like to get a feel for what it’s like to study at National Star College at Hereford or are eager to get the application process rolling, take a look at our handy guide below to find out what you need to do next.

I’m thinking of applying to National Star College at Hereford

We know that the move into further education can be a big step, and that there’s lots to think about. If you’re considering applying to National Star College, we recommend doing the following to get to know us better:

Browse our learning pathways

Entry Pathway
The Entry Pathway has a strong emphasis on developing communication skills, problem solving and team working in daily life. The programme is designed to support and develop personal aspirations, with a focus on self-expression, sensory awareness, cause and effect, social interaction and self-confidence. Click here to find out more.
Foundation Pathway
The Foundation Pathway is a flexible programme offering opportunities to develop personal and social skills, work skills, literacy, numeracy and communication skills. It supports students working at Entry Level Two or Three who may not be able to take up a mainstream offer. Click here to find out more.

Book a Visit Day

Get a flavour of what life is like at National Star College at Hereford by booking one of our popular Visit Days. This is a great opportunity to see us in action and speak to students and staff. Visit Days are available throughout the year. Get in touch with us to find out more on 01242 534928.

Find out more

For more information about applying to National Star College get in touch with our friendly Admissions team at or on 01242 534928.

I’m ready to apply to National Star College at Hereford

What do I do next?

After you have visited us or talked through your options with our Admissions team, you may feel ready to make your application. Here’s what you need to do next:

Register for an assessment

Registering for an assessment will enable us to better understand what support you might need for your studies, life skills, personal care and therapies. It will also help us to establish what specialist equipment you might need to make sure that you have everything you need to settle in quickly. Click here to find out more about the assessment process. Information about our appeals procedure can be found here.

Talk to us

We know that the application and funding process can be tough, and we’re here to help support you at every step. Our Admissions team are on hand to answer any questions you might have, provide guidance and point you in the right direction should you need them to.

Find out more

For more information about National Star College at Hereford and the application process please contact our Admissions team at or on 01242 534928 / 527631.

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