Student success stories
Students and their families share their experiences of specialist colleges and the difference it has made to their lives.
Ben’s story: Specialist education is worth the distance
Moving to a residential specialist college allows Ben to take the qualifications he wants and pursue the skills he needs for the future.
John’s Story: Comfort Grows Confidence
Landmarks Specialist College helps John back into education, developing his social skills and academic ability and preparing him for life beyond college.
Matthew’s Story: Presentation Matters
Hard work pays off for Matthew from Landmarks Specialist College, who improved his professionalism, presentation and skills to secure work placements and paid employment.
Philip’s Story: Gaining New Skills in the Workplace
Philip’s motivation and commitment make him a valuable addition to the team.
Manny’s Story: Finding his voice
In his own words, Manny tells us how being at Orpheus has helped him develop, find his voice, and progress. He also tells us about his hopes for the future and how he’s doing in his supported accommodation.
Supported internship pilot programme leads to great results
Two students from Hereward College achieve full time work with the West Midlands Police force.
Corey’s story: being set up for life
In his own words, Corey tells us how CSCD has supported him to achieve his goals
Jess’s Story: increasing confidence and finding opportunities
Transition2 helps Jess find her feet and progress to independent living and paid work