Derwen @ Walford Course Information
At our Walford site you will learn about Horticulture, Art and Design, Sports and Fitness. You will work in small groups within a friendly, productive environment.
As your skills progress you will have the opportunity to work within the local community, including in our student-led business Leaf It To Us. Where appropriate you will be able to gain accreditation for your skills.
Find out more about attending Derwen College at our satellite sites by joining us for our next Virtual Open Day on Saturday 26th June at 11.30, you can register for this event now. In the meantime please do watch our March open day video:
You can also find out more about Derwen College, by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions page.
You will experience a range of practical, work-based activities at Walford including:
- Art & Design 2D and 3D up to level 2
- Practical horticultural skills up to level 2
- BTEC Vocational Studies (Sports & Fitness Pathway) up to level 2
Additionally, the Pathway will help you improve your English, maths, ICT, personal and social skills.
Alongside your work-based learning, you will experience enrichment activities, including:
- Art & Crafts
- Independent living skills e.g. Food prep and house keeping duties
- Sport elements
- Digital media
- Community access (Out and About)
The Derwen@Walford Pathway is for young adults aged between 16 and 25 with learning difficulties, disabilities and challenging needs, who live in or around Shropshire.
Contact us if you are interested in Horticulture, Sports and Fitness, and Art & Design based activities, and are working at Entry Level or Level 1.
|For general enquiries please contact:||Liam Edwards, Derwen@Walford Lead, Tel: 01939 260804, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|For Admissions enquiries
|Derwen College Admissions Team,01691 661234 ext 401 or email: email@example.com|
Visiting Derwen @ Walford…
Derwen @ Walford is located near Baschurch, Shrewsbury – about half an hour’s drive from Derwen College’s main campus in Oswestry. It is approximately an hour’s drive from Birmingham, and an hour and a half from Manchester and Liverpool.
Derwen @ Walford, Walford, Baschurch, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 2HL
NB: When approaching the Walford campus (towards Shrewsbury) go past the main campus entrance for the Harris Centre, and take the next turning right. Turn immediately right and park in the small car park. Follow the signs to Derwen @ Walford along the footpath.