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:
This campus welcomes a small group of students, each with a bespoke timetable to facilitate their own progression and skill development.
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.