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Find your next job role with help from National Star

Woman looking at laptop screen

Adult Education funding from the West of England Combined Authority means that experienced job coaches from National Star can help adults over 19 years old living in the South Gloucestershire, Bath and North East Somerset and Bristol areas to find work.

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Vaccinations bring hope at National Star

National Star students smiling after receiving their COVID-19 vaccination

National Star have become one of the first specialist colleges in the UK to vaccinate around 180 of its vulnerable young people with complex disabilities.

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National Star to feature in BBC documentary Katie Price: Harvey and Me

Katie Price and Harvey Price smiling

National Star is featuring in a new BBC One documentary about celebrity Katie Price and her son Harvey, who has disabilities.

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Children and Families Minister recognises benefits of 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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