Educating young people who are blind or vision impaired


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Amelie bakes Toad in the Hole

Waking Day Curriculum

With each of our students having a personalised programme of learning, we are able to balance academic education alongside the need to develop important skills for independence so that the learning becomes lifelong. As a residential setting, we offer a Waking Day Curriculum meaning that learning extends beyond the school day and into the houses.

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Student stood with interactive cane outside school


We are delighted to be trialling the latest cane technology by WeWalk, an organisation founded by graduates who are transforming VI aids through Artificial Intelligence technology. WeWalk’s Smart Cane comprises of an attachment which fits on top of any white cane and uses built-in sensors, touchpad and voice interface to enable the user to detect

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Student saying thank you to staff at NCW

Roots and Wings

Students and parents have come together to record a heartwarming video to thank all staff at NCW for their work with young people during a very unprecedented year! Leo’s mum, Hannah, said: “What a year 2020 has been… The children at NCW are incredibly lucky to have such dedicated staff and volunteers with their best

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A wreath by Year 7 student Len

Deck the corridors!

With the need to spread Christmas cheer throughout school more than ever this year, we launched a competition for students and staff from all departments to create their own Christmas wreath!

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NCW with computer

Virtual NCW is back (for a limited time only)!

The health and safety of our students and staff is the number one priority for us at NCW. Unfortunately there is now more than one member of our wider community who has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and the decision has been made to close the school campus for two weeks, from Monday 16th

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Graphic of hands in the air

Heading in the right direction!

The voices of students have always been important to the running of NCW. In past years, this has been advocated by our Head Students with the help of their Senior Student Team, but this year, we decided to change things up!

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Kathy Winnell

New Fundraising Ambassador

We are delighted to announce that Kathy Winnell has joined the NCW fundraising team as an Ambassador.  Kathy has a really strong networking background and will be helping to develop NCW’s corporate relationships. Kathy is well known in Worcester business networking circles for her upbeat and positive attitude. She fell in love with the college

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