HoW College teams up with the Primrose Hospice (1)

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HoW College teams up with the Primrose Hospice (1)

12 July 2019

Male lecturer in grey suit stood holding a giant cheque with 2 male students.

Heart of Worcestershire College’s (HoW College) Special Educational Needs (SEN) students have raised over £500 for the Primrose Hospice working in an onsite shop at the College’s Peakman Street Campus, Redditch.

The shop, which opened in November 2018, was exclusively open to the College’s staff and students and sold everything from clothes and board games to DVDs and trinkets, supplied by the Primrose Hospice. 
As part of their work experience, the students took responsibility for restocking and pricing products, as well as greeting and serving customers.  

Talking about the project, Work Placement and Supported Internship Personal Learning Coach, Annette Gardner said:  

“The shop has given the students a fantastic opportunity to learn about how a business operates, and allows them to gain work experience alongside their courses.

I am so proud of the students and the money they have raised for the hospice. This experience has helped them gain confidence ready for their future courses.”

HoW College prides itself on being able provide its students with equal opportunities to help them reach their maximum potential.

To find out more about HoW College’s SEN provision click here.