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Students talk accessibility with MP Alex Chalk

Students talk accessibility with MP Alex Chalk

National Star students raised their concerns about accessibility in Cheltenham when they met Alex Chalk, the town’s MP.

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Businesses take the plunge for National Star

Businesses take the plunge for National Star

Gloucestershire business leaders overcame their fear of heights in a sponsored abseil in aid of National Star.

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Students design labels for Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week

Students design labels for Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week

A group of National Star students have put their design skills to work for Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week. The six designed the labels for the two collaborative beers for the week, which runs from 14 to 23 September.

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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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