Educating young people who are blind or vision impaired


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Experiencing the World of Work!

At NCW, we focus hugely on transition for our students to become independent young people. In Sixth Form, this includes various modules such as learning how to access support services, as well as enhancing social skills, support networks and careers guidance and work experience.

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Glorious GCSEs

A very well done to all of our Year 11 students who have worked so hard for the past 2 years and have gained some really excellent GCSE results. Although BTEC results are yet to be released, our students have done very well indeed in their GCSEs and all of them are able to go

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A Level Success!

We would like to congratulate all of our year 13 and year 14 students who have received their A level and level 3 exam results today (Thursday 13 August).

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Virtual NCW and COVID-19

During the COVID-19 outbreak, NCW is committed to keeping students and staff safe, whilst continuing to provide top quality accessible learning.  During the first lockdown in 2019, NCW ran a full remote timetable and support programme via Google Meet. Here are some great examples of how we are continued to teach and care for the

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Virtual Activity Week

As with every year at NCW, we like to end the summer term with a week jam-packed full of fun activities for students – and although the circumstances this year are somewhat different, it certainly didn’t stop us!

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VE Day Scones!

Miss Emanuel, Head of Independent Living Skills, has shared a great recipe for delicious scones which students and families can all whip up at home! She also shares some useful tips for cooking with a vision impairment.

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Land’s End to John O’Groats Virtual Challenge!

During week six of the COVID-19 Lockdown we launched an ambitious plan – The virtual #NCWChallenge where we would attempt to travel from Lands End to John O’Groats in one hour! On Friday 1st May our whole school, their families, friends and other NCW supporters used their one hour of daily outdoor exercise to contribute

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