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Derwen College: Winner of the Queens Award for Enterprise 2022Derwen College Telford is situated in Stafford Park 7.

Located close to the train station and bus routes, our Telford campus is only a few minutes walk from each.

Student using the printer at Derwen College Telford

Derwen College Telford offers young adults (aged 16-25), with special educational needs and disabilities, the opportunity to develop core skills that directly relate to their aspirations.

Students attend on a daily basis and can learn on a number of pathways or programmes:

Our Telford campus can welcome 35 students. Each student has a bespoke timetable to facilitate their own progression and skill development.


Tile Making activity at Derwen College Telford

As well as learning key work skills, students also learn independence skills with the aim to become more self-reliant. Independence skills can include:

  • Travel training
  • Planning, preparing and cooking food
  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Personal safety (including online)

Locally we have many facilities available. These include shopping, leisure, gym and tourist attractions (Blists Hill, Iron Bridge, RAF Cosford etc.) for students to visit to gain confidence in their independence skills.

Socialising and friendship building is a core aspect of life at Derwen College Telford with activities implemented to facilitate these opportunities.

Derwen College has three satellite campuses for day students at Ludlow, Walford, and Telford. Residential and day students also attend the main Gobowen campus, near Oswestry.


Visiting Derwen College Telford

We are located in Telford, 5 minutes from the M54.

Derwen College Telford, Stafford Park 7, Telford, TF3 3BQ.