Educating young people who are blind or vision impaired

Month: February 2022

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The Blindfold Mile

New College Worcester is launching ‘The Blindfold Mile.’ We are inviting people to take on the unusual and memorable challenge of walking a mile blindfolded whilst raising funds for NCW.  Our aim is to spread awareness of vision impairment and allow people to experience some

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The Big Litter Pick

NCW student Maxwell, has taken part in ‘The Big Litter Pick’ for NCW. Maxwell ventured to Wales in the half term holiday and removed plastic bottles and other items from a shoe sole to an empty toothpaste tube from Limeslade Bay. Maxwell has raised

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Blindfold Dining Experience

On Thursday, New College Worcester hosted a ‘Blindfold Dinning Experience’ at the wonderful Feli’s Bar and Restaurant in Stoulton. The aim of the evening was to spread awareness of vision impairment and to get an understanding of how someone with a vision impairment might

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image of a student and Adam and Sher Jackson, holding a giant cheque for £620. They are smiling and looking at the camera. Photo taken in front of the College.

Thank you to Jacksons Motors

A very big ‘thank you’ to Jacksons Motors for supporting New College Worcester. For the whole month of January, they made a donation to the College for every car that they sold. Last week they visited the College and presented us with an amazing

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Amazon Smile

Raise funds for the College at the same time as shopping online? Welcome to Amazon Smile. Register with Amazon Smile and choose New College Worcester as your charity.  Amazon will then donate a percentage of eligible purchases to NCW. What’s not to love!? Feel free

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The 3 Day Canoe Trek

Last year we had a fantastic team of individuals that took on the challenge of the ‘Three Peaks’ and raised an incredible amount of money for NCW. This year, we are taking our summer challenge to the river! This is no ordinary event and

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Group of NCW students are stood outside the Everyman Theatre before the performance

Hairspray The Musical

It is no secret across NCW that Year 12 student Rahel is infatuated with Hairspray The Musical! She is often bundling around college humming the songs and reciting different scenes, so when the opportunity arose for her to go and see it at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, it was a very easy ‘Yes!’.

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