Students at National Star in Hereford are encouraged to develop their employability skills as they prepare for life after college.
Staff work with students to understand their interest and aspirations before matching them with suitable opportunities. For example, one student in Hereford with an interest in horses is working at a local stables.
National Star’s Skills for Work programme extends to Herefordshire and has resulted in several former students obtaining long-term volunteering opportunities and paid work in the local community.
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Protecting the health of National Star students and residents
To protect the health of our residential students and long-term residents, National Star is limiting access to some of its facilities. This applies to National Star, Ullenwood, Foundation House and Elizabeth House in Gloucester, Bradbury Gardens in Cheltenham, Matrixcare in Malvern and Ledbury Road, Hereford.
These sites are now considered ‘self-isolating’ households. This is a precautionary measure taking into consideration the latest Government advice around ‘at risk’ groups self-isolating for 12 weeks. Only staff, visiting professionals and close family members will be granted access. Stringent infection control measures are in place in order to enable this reduced access to continue.