Student success stories
Students and their families share their experiences of specialist colleges and the difference it has made to their lives.
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
Demonstrating what disabled young people can achieve
Adam from Percy Hedley progresses to paid work with help of Supported Internship programme
Sam’s story: building confidence through a love of animals
Progress made at two voluntary work placements