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Josh attends disability conference in Antigua

Former National Star learner Josh Reeves will teach non-disabled children in Antiguan schools about disability following a visit to the Caribbean island for a three-day Commonwealth conference entitled I Am Able.

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Can you conquer the coals for National Star?

Fire Walk

In celebration of National Star's 50th year we’re looking for 50 fearless fundraisers to put their best foot forward and take on our firewalk. Can you conquer the coals on 9 February 2018 in aid of young people with disabilities?

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Roses Theatre comes to National Star in special screening

Roses Theatre comes to National Star in special screening

Thoughtful theatre staff have enabled young people with complex disabilities at National Star to see their pantomime without having to leave their college.

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National Star launches disability hate crime event

National Star launches disability hate crime event

National Star has launched an innovative conference in Gloucestershire to tackle disability hate crime. More than 50 young people from across the county attended our campus in Ullenwood, near Cheltenham, to learn about hate crime and hate incidents. The conference is believed to be the first in the country specially for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities.

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National Star welcomes government report recommendations

National Star, a national centre of excellence supporting young people with disabilities and learning difficulties, has welcomed the recommendation in an independent government review for the creation of a national leadership board for children and young people with high needs, reporting to the Minister for Children and Families.

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Local builders cycle from London to Paris for National Star

Speller Metcalfe London to Paris cycle

A team of employees from local Building Contractor Speller Metcalfe have completed a mammoth 250-mile bike ride from London to Paris, raising money for National Star.

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