The Winter Garden

We have had a very busy season in the garden this winter. It’s a common misconception; that gardeners over the winter have a chance to put up their feet and drink tea; we at Coleg Elidyr know that it’s one of a gardener’s most important periods of time. Most of the w
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The Green Woodwork

The Green Woodwork area is a vocational learning area which new learners get to enjoy. Attached to the carpentry, which has more rigid routines and expectations, the green woodwork area involves making objects from wood which is still ‘green’; this means it hasn’t be
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Trainee week, January 2015

Before the start of every term, before the learners come back to Coleg Elidyr from their holidays, we hold a ‘trainee week’ for everybody who is a part of the trainee programme. This trainee week our new 52-week residential learners got involved too. Here’s a look at
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Winter Newsletter 2014 Released

Our winter newsletter for 2014, filled with the latest news and activities from Coleg Elidyr, is now available to download from our Newsletter Page or by clicking the image below; Coleg’s Chronicles, our College newsletter, provides a valuable opportunity for learners and traine
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Creating Soap

Advent Fair – This Weekend!

The annual Coleg Elidyr Advent Fair will take place this Saturday, 15th November. Please come visit our stalls. Parking is available on site; Stalls will open at 2pm and we will finish the day at 5pm. There will be a variety of handmade crafts on sale which we have been producing this
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Community Fund Success!

Thank You! Thank you to everyone who voted for the college in this year’s Lloyds Bank Community Fund. Coleg Elidyr received 40% of the total votes cast for the 4 nominated charities in the Brecon district and therefore secured the maximum award of £3000, with the other charities recie
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Sponsored Walk in Cwm Rhaeadr

To raise money for our 40th Anniversary fundraising appeal the whole College will be taking part in a sponsored walk next Tuesday, on the 23rd September. The walk will take us through the beautiful and local woodland jewel Cwm Rhaeadr (which means ‘Valley of the Waterfall’
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Lloyds Community Bank Fund

Please vote for Coleg Elidyr! Coleg Elidyr has been shortlisted amongst four local charities for a Lloyds Bank Community Fund Award! The Lloyds Bank Community Fund was set up to help local people across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and Isle of Man to have
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An Excellent College: Estyn Report

Coleg Elidyr – An Excellent College Estyn 2014 Celebrating 40 years of leading innovation in special education Coleg Elidyr has marked 40 years of leading innovation in special education with an outstanding report from Estyn in its anniversary year. Founded in 1973, the college was ju
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Summer Newsletter now available

The end of term this year served as a fantastic celebration for what has been a fantastic year. We enjoyed a great summer fair, which was well attended by parents and visitors. We hope that everybody had a wonderful day. The sun shone for us and everybody took part in the sports, game
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