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Student Design selected for the 2017 QAC Christmas cards

Design selected for the 2017 QAC Christmas cards

01 December 2017

Congratulations to Beth, one of our very talented Art and  Design students, for having her design selected for use on the QAC Christmas cards. We recently challenged 

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QAC's PSHE Lead Gill Leno speaks at TEDxBrum event

QAC PSHE Lead delivers talk

22 November 2017

QAC were delighted to learn that Gill Leno,  Personal and Sexual Health Education (PSHE) Lead at the College, was recently invited to deliver a talk at TEDxBrum.  The talk addressed the things we may take for granted in our sex and relationships, and why some people are being left out of the...

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QAC and OCS Foodhouse served up award!

The OCS Foodhouse Team hold award

10 November 2017

OCS Foodhouse and Queen Alexandra College (QAC) are delighted to have achieved national recognition for the fresh and healthy meals it serves to students. Its balanced and creative menus have been recognised and acknowledged by being presented with the Soil Association’s Food for Life Served Here Bronze...

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Morrisons presents cheque for music activities to QAC

QAC receive cheque from Morrisons

09 November 2017

QAC were delighted to visit Morrisons Rubery to accept a cheque for over £17,000 on Thursday 9th November! The money will  be used to help develop music activities at QAC, including music club, music workshops an d individual student sessions<

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Barclays Employees Visit and Support the College and Students!

Students and Barclays staff filling buckets

03 October 2017

Last week we welcomed Barclays employees from across the Operational Performance Team to college to take part in some volunteering, meet some of our students and also raise their awareness around disability. With the company having a current focus on helping their vulnerable customers and our existing links with them...

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Umberslade Nurseries community planting project supported by Great Little Garden

2 young children enjoy planting seeds

02 October 2017

Earlier in the year we were lucky enough to receive a wonderful donation of lots of seeds from the company Great Little Garden, as part of a community planting project at Umberslade. We want to get youngsters more involved in gardening, in particular around fresh fruit and vegetables, reinforcing healthy food choices...

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Team QAC runners brave the Wild Warrior obstacle course!

23 September 2017

The Xrunner Wild Warrior obstacle race took place on Saturday 23rd September. The course contains 30 obstacles, with runners navigating rough terrain, mud and water!  We had 8 individuals sign up to take part in the race as part of Team QAC, helping to raise money towards our 20th anniversary fundraising...

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Student Bursary Fund Applications now Open for the 2017-18 Academic Year

08 September 2017

Queen Alexandra College has a small allocation of bursary money that can be used to support any learner experiencing financial hardship. Our aim is to support learners who might otherwise be financially disadvantaged from accessing their learning at QAC.  There are specific criteria a student must meet to be...

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Student achievements and Leavers recognised in annual "Friends and Families Day" celebrations

Special Achievement Awards at F&F Day

21 August 2017

Our staff, students and their families once again gathered for the annual "Friends and Families Day" on 7th July, for a day highlighting the students' achievements over the past year, as well as a chance to formally congratulate and wish our leavers the best of luck for the future! The day is a great occasion for our...

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Student leaves her mark on the College as she moves on

Alison next to one of her wall murals

11 July 2017

Alison, a student on our Art & Design course who is also one of our leavers this year, has designed and painted wonderful large scale murals in two of the college's mentoring rooms. She has worked tirelessly to get these finished before she left, and now these murals set the atmosphere for our current students to...

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What the students say

QAC is helping me to achieve my goals. PFL is a really fun course to be a part of and I have made lots of improvement with my confidence and social skills.

Conor - 20

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Conor
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