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Children and Families Minister recognises assistive tech at National Star

EdTech Demonstrator Programme

Children and Families Minister Vicky Ford has seen first-hand how young people with complex disabilities are benefitting from assistive technology at National Star, helping to improve their communication, learning and overall independence.

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Our online transition events for 2021

Preparing National Star students for life after college is more important than even before. Our annual face-to-face transition event was sadly cancelled due to coronavirus, but the exciting news is that we’re planning a series of themed online transition events for 2021.

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Tash’s confidence soars at supported internship

Tash Bird smiling in canteen

Tash is working as a hostess with Avonmore Care Home in Bristol thanks to a supported internship at National Star.

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New charity shop for National Star

Two charity shop volunteers in front of a display of books

Get ready to bag a bargain at National Star’s new charity shop in Gloucester

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Students launch Gloucester community cafe

Student working at a till

Students to gain valuable work experience at Gloucester community cafe.

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Vote | Student and Staff Photography Competition

photography competition 2020 entries

Vote for your favourite photo in the first online staff and student photography competition.

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