Derwen College’s Walford site is located near Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
Our site at Walford offers a spacious and accessible environment for students.
Derwen College Walford is located north west of Shrewsbury and offers young adults (aged 16-25), with special educational needs and disabilities including autism, 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:
- Sport and Fitness
- Learning for Life
- Supported Internships
This campus welcomes a small group of students, each with a bespoke timetable to facilitate their own progression and skill development.
Download our Pathways document
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
- Personal safety (including online)
A core aspect of life at Derwen College Walford includes socialising and building friendships. Staff plan activities to facilitate these opportunities.