The Trainee Week; April 2016

At the start of every term, before learners come back from their holidays to begins sessions again at the College, there is a dedicated week for trainee learner. These ‘trainee weeks’, made possible by the 3-week-longer trainee provision, have in the past been dedicated to
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The Well-being Act

Important information for all Parents: the new Social Services and Well-Being (Wales) Act becomes law from today. This act modernises and brings together different aspects of social care law. It simplifies how care and support will be delivered for people giving and recieving care and
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World Autism Awareness Week

Next week, Saturday 2nd – Friday 8th Autism, will be World Autism Awareness Week. The week, which is being coordinated by the National Autistic Society. In celebration of the event, we’ll be running staff training at Coleg Elidyr and celebrating our diversity in the Colleg
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St David’s Day Celebrations

Today is St David’s Day – a day which celebrates the life of Saint David, patron saint of Wales. While many enjoy eisteddfod on St David’s Day, at Coleg Elidyr we also take the opportunity to celebrate our diversity. Marked as a college ‘community day’ (a
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Happy New Year!

We wanted to wish everybody a happy new year. We hope all learners, trainees and residents had a fantastic holiday (and our staff, volunteers and parents too – of course!) We’re going to start this term with an exciting new Trainee Week format. Trainees returning this Janu
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Winter Newsletter now live!

Our winter newsletter is now live and available to download online. Find it on our Newsletter subpage   You can also click on the Graphic below to download the newsletter: The winter newsletter this year gives details on residential house moves, the learner programme, and the exc
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2016 Plans; Pembrokeshire Triathlon & More!

We’re excited to announce some of the Parents’ Association plans for 2016. The Wellbeing Centre fundraising appeal has raised over £70,000 so far – a huge chunk of our final goal, which will see a new building in Coleg Elidyr. The ‘Coffee for Coleg’ drive
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The Carten100

What is the Carten100? In their own words, it’s a simple challenge; Cardiff to Tenby “100 miles, on a bike, in a day”. Not a race, not a sportive, just a ride to Tenby! This bike ride supports a large number of charities, and this year they’ll be donating to th
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Gallery Exhibition – Carmarthen

From Wednesday 16th October until Thursday 29th October, weaving produced by residents of Victoria House will be on display in the Origin Arts and Crafts centre in Carmarthen. The exhibition will take place on the upper floor; showing off the fantastic work which has been created. The
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“Wild About Wales”; A Grow Wild Update

Many parents and visitors to the site will be familiar with the Grow Wild project “Wild about Wales” taking place in the College’s garden. The project is to create a beautiful and practical wildflower garden. A lot has happened since Greg Potter introduced us to the
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