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StarNews November 2021

Students smiling playing instruments outside

Welcome to the latest edition of StarNews, containing all of the latest stories, features, and news from National Star. You can take a sneak peek of what’s inside by browsing our stories below and clicking to read more.

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Molly Martin smiling with her thumbs up with Christmas ornaments in the background

I have found my voice

Find out how National Star changed Molly’s life by giving her the confidence, skills and opportunities she needed to become the happy and independent woman she is today.

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The joy of making music

Ullenwood is alive to the sound of music thanks to the fantastic support of our long–standing Patron Dr PJ Crook.

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hannah using eye gaze technology

Hannah moves towards independence

With the help of the Student Technology team, first–year student Hannah is preparing to drive a power wheelchair using eye gaze technology.

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Our fundraising stars

From lacing up for the Virtual London Marathon to hitting new heights in our fundraising wing walk, find out how our amazing supporters have been raising money for our charity.

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Our new outdoor gym

Thanks to our generous supporters, our sports field at Ullenwood was transformed into a vibrant outdoor space with a wheelchair friendly path and a range of fantastic gym equipment.

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Building a Brighter Future

We have exciting and ambitious plans to build new specialist residential accommodation at Ullenwood. It will fully meet the complex needs of young people with disabilities and provide stimulating spaces to live, learn and relax.

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