Here are just some of Derwen College’s award nominations from 2017:

November 2017

Thomas Shacklady voted onto the NUS Further Education Committee.

Inclusive Skills Competitions

Inclusive Skills competition, National Final at the Skills Show – Adam Richards – Silver medallist in Catering, Entry Level 2.

Inclusive Skills competition, National Final at the Skills Show – Joseph Griffiths – Gold medallist in Table Laying, Entry Level 1

Sam Innes was an advocate for Derwen College at the Youth Summit at the NEC in Birmingham.


August 2017

Learner Voice Practitioner Awards – Derwen College Second Place in the Institution of the Year category.


July 2017

Duke of Edinburgh Awards – 23 Bronze Award winners, 11 Silver Award winner and 7 Gold Award winners.


June 2017

Oswestry Advertizer Community and Business Awards – Charity of the Year

Oswestry Advertizer Community and Business Awards – Best Place to Eat and Drink

Student of the Year Post Graduate Certificate in Education, North Shropshire College – Staff member Jessie Vaughan


May 2017

Inclusive Skills competition event at Derwen College: Table Laying Entry Level 1 – Joseph Griffiths (Hospitality and Catering Studies) won Gold and Guy Summerfield (Hospitality and Catering Studies) won Bronze. Independence, Entry Level 1, Georgia Carr won Gold and Brittany Jones won Bronze.

Inclusive Skills competition event at NPTC Newtown: Catering Entry Level 2 – Adam Richards (Hospitality and Catering Studies) won Gold.

Oswestry Sports Forum – Disability Sports Award – Josh Mallen.


April 2017

NUS‘ Disabled Students’ Further Education Union of the Year Award


January 2017

Festival of Learning Awards 2017 – Certificate of Achievement to The Work Experience Team in recognition of their commitment to learning.