Gearing up for our 40th Anniversary

We’ve started a new term at Coleg Elidyr, and have been welcoming back all our learners and trainees this last week. This term will be one full of new challenges, as we approach our 40th year celebrations. We will open a year of celebration during our Advent Fayre with stalls, l
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September Parents Weekend

The Parents weekend was on the 28th and 29th September this year, to coincide with Michaelmas. On the Parents weekend, most of the parents come to Coleg Elidyr to spend time with the students and get an update and what’s happening in our lives. The day began with a meeting with
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Michaelmas Community Day

We’ve had a busy weekend, with the coming of Michaelmas and (more importantly, for most of our learners and trainees) the coming of Parents too! Michaelmas is important to us because it has a wonderful message. St Michael fought the dragon, and his story teaches us bravery, how
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Preparing for the week ahead in Ty Collen

Today in Ty Collen, four of our Trainees have been busy preparing for the weekend ahead. Everybody has been working hard and getting ready for Michaelmas, the celebration that marks the end of the harvest season, and the coming Parents weekend; when we invite all the parents to visit
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Welcome back everybody!

We’d like to welcome all our returning Learners and Trainees back to Coleg Elidyr, ready to start the 2013 autumn term. We’ve really missed seeing everybody in Coleg over the holidays, when our staff were left alone with only the animals and each other for company. Welcome
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End of Term celebrations!

We’ve reached the end of the term, and the end of the working year. We’ve had a lot to celebrate this year, including: The appointment of a new assistant head of education, Karen Draper, who this year has led us from strength to strength The opening of Ty Collen, our new B
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Internal Work Experience week two

  For the last two weeks, we’ve been celebrating work by doing Internal Work Experience.   These two weeks, we have achieved: A huge amount of mosaics, including making some great progress on our huge feature mosaic in the new peace garden New software installed in all
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Internal Work Experience week at Coleg Elidyr

This week, our learners have been taking part in an Internal Work Experience week. All week, they’ve been assigned to a single work area and have been focusing on targets that will help them get a job, such as self-motivation, prompt attendance, understanding instructions and ha
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New Website Launch

We are thrilled to welcome you to our new website… We’ve been working hard to redesign our site and give it a fresh new look.  We are still working on a few of the pages and features, and in the meantime if you need any information that’s not on our website please don’t hesitate
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