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Rainbow Garden dazzles as new sensory space

Rainbow Garden dazzles as new sensory space

Dazzling colours, a trickling water feature and a ball roll game are just some of the highlights National Star students can enjoy in a new sensory space at Ullenwood. The Rainbow Garden was built as a way to enable young people with disabilities to interact and engage with a range of sensory activities outside of the classroom.

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Supported internship lands Tom dream chef job

Supported internship lands Tom dream chef job

Supported internship lands Tom dream chef job Teenager Tom Hopkins has landed his dream job - straight from leaving National Star College. The 18-year-old, who has been on National Star’s Supported Internship programme, is now a full-time commis chef at Hatton Court Hotel in Gloucester.

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Recruitment open day at Foundation House

Foundation House open day

On Thursday 9 August National Star is hosting a recruitment open day at Foundation House, its specialist long-term accommodation for young adults with disabilities.

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College leaver Rhys lands job with FTSE 100 firm

College leaver Rhys lands job with FTSE 100 firm

National Star College leaver Rhys Joyce has secured a job with St. James's Place Wealth Management, a leading FTSE 100 company.

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Students to pay tribute to Stephen Hawking at memorial service

Students to pay tribute to Stephen Hawking at memorial service

Three National Star students will pay tribute at Professor Stephen Hawking’s memorial service on 15 June. They each use electronic communication devices to enable them to speak, just as Professor Hawking did.

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National Star launches Gloucester Rugby auction

National Star launches Gloucester Rugby auction

National Star is celebrating the end of its 50th anniversary year by holding a special online auction. The charity will be auctioning 18 Gloucester Rugby shirts that have been worn by the team’s players. The auction launches on Saturday 26 May 2018.

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