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A moving visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

A moving visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Two National Star students visited the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of the Lessons from Auschwitz Project run by the Holocaust Education Trust.

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Students undertake cycling challenge to mark Autism Awareness Week

Students undertake cycling challenge to mark Autism Awareness Week

Five National Star students proved disability is no barrier to getting out and about on a bike when they undertook a challenge to mark Autism Awareness Week.

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National Star scoops two national awards

National Star scoops two national awards

National Star has won two prestigious national awards for its work with young people with complex disabilities and learning difficulties.

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Alec’s day at the Cheltenham Races

Alec’s day at the Cheltenham Races

For Alec Davies going to Cheltenham Races wasn’t just a day out, it was the accumulation of months of hard work. The 21-year-old was among a group of 12 National Star students who went to Prestbury.

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Finding their voice

Finding their voice

Four National Star students appeared on BBC’s The One Show in their quest for their own ‘voice’ for their communication devices. These are high tech communication systems that synthesise speech from text to produce a ‘voice’, enabling those with no natural voice or communication difficulties to express themselves.

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StarBistro shortlisted for Café of the Year SoGlos award

StarBistro shortlisted for Café of the Year SoGlos award

Vote for StarBistro in the Café of the Year category at the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2019.

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