Student success stories

Students and their families share their experiences of specialist colleges and the difference it has made to their lives.

Robert's story: From school to independent living
Robert’s development goes from strength to strength – hear his story.
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Megan's story: from college, to work and life.
Megan accomplished several milestones; from working through to supported living!
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Olivia's story: going from strength to strength!
Olivia develops her employability skills in catering and hospitality!
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Orpheus student Awa pursues her dream of directing
Awa embarks on a valuable work placement programme!
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QAC student causes a stir at local café
Michael’s successful work placement
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3 students' journey to work placement, employment and beyond!
Sharfin, Farjana and Joshua take the next step into their development through work experience.
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Oliver's story: Exceeding expectations
Landmarks student Oliver has gone above and beyond in all areas of development
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Liam's journey: digging his way to success!
Liam developed his communication and confidence through work experience at Landmarks College
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The stage is her dream
Emily has secured a place at the Chicken Shed in London, a performing arts theatre company.
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Next stop - university
Rebekah, after graduating from Exeter Deaf Academy, plans to go on to university.
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