To provide inspirational learning, development and care and enable the achievement of aspirations which transforms lives
Derwen College Mission StatementDerwen College is an Ofsted Outstanding college. With its main site in Gobowen, and three other satellite sites at Higher Penley (Ashdale House), Craven Arms and Walford you will have the opportunity to learn new skills in real work environments.
As a student at Derwen College you will be working in your chosen programme area:
Hospitality and Customer Services with pathways into:
or Foundation and Creative Studies with pathways in:
You will also have an unique opportunity to work in our restaurant, cafe, print shop or garden centre (depending on your programme area) to learn the work skills you need for the world beyond college.
Outside of work you will live in one of the on-site student accommodations, working with staff and other students to learn independence and social skills. Leisure activities will keep you busy in the evenings and at the weekends as you can join the many clubs, activities and trips that happen every week at Derwen College.
All our staff are highly trained and committed to making sure you achieve your full potential educationally, vocationally and socially. We are sure you will have a great time at Derwen College and when you leave us you will have the confidence and skills to move forward with your dreams and aspirations.