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QAC Summer Newsletter 2017

QAC News Summer 2017

01 July 2017

QAC News, our external college newsletter, is now available to download for Summer 2017. If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us.  


Residential Student Bobby gets a taste of being a Pilot!

Bobby behind the controls of the plane

26 June 2017

One of our Residential students, Bobby, who is a wheelchair user and studying IT Level 3, enjoyed his first ever flying lesson last Monday at Tatenhill Airfield.   Alan Hamer,  Director of Care...


Inspire2bInspired team climb Mount Snowdon in support of QAC!

Inspire2binspired team group photo

24 June 2017

A huge well done to the Inspire2bInspired Team who took on the challenge of climbing Mount Snowdon recently, helping to raise money towards our #QAC20 20th anniversary campaign! The team enjoyed the climb and...


Natspec's new "Student Voice Parliament" launched at QAC!

Natspec logo

12 May 2017

The "Student Voice Parliament" has been launched by Natspec, the membership association for organisations which offer specialist provision for students with learning difficulties and disabilities, in partnership with...


Team QAC runners post impressive Birmingham 10k time!

Team QAC runners before Birmingham 10k

02 May 2017

A trio of 'Team QAC' runners took part in this year's Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10k on Sunday 30th April, completing the course in under an hour! They also used the 10k as part of their training in...

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Latest Events


QAC Annual Skydive - Sunday 3rd September 2017

03 September 2017

Be a QAC freefaller and join our jump! Help us raise money for our blind, vision impaired and disabled students. If you want to take the jump, contact phipkiss@qac.ac.uk or call 0121 428 5064 to sign up!


Open Day for Potential Students/Families - Tuesday 19th September 2017

19 September 2017

Time of event: 9.30am - 12noon Open Day for potential students and their families. You will receive a full tour of the campus and meet several members of staff and students. Please note that you need to attend for...


Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting training course - 20th September 2017

20 September 2017

Our next 'Supporting Sex & Relationships in a Specialist Setting' training day will take place on Wednesday 20th September 2017, 9.30am - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a specialist sex and...


Wild Warrior - Saturday 23rd September 2017

23 September 2017

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Wild Warrior? Join Team QAC in XRUNNER’s extreme obstacle course. The course has over 70 obstacles and you get to pick whether you do the 5k or the 10k. If...


"Putting the LGBT into your SRE" PSHE training course - Wednesday 4th October 2017

04 October 2017

Our "Putting the LGBT into your SRE" half-day training course will take place on Wednesday 4th October 2017, 1.30pm - 4.30pm. The training will be delivered by Gill Leno, a specialist sex and relationships teacher,...

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What the students say

Being a residential student has really helped me to become more independent I do my own washing and I can cook with a bit of help from staff.

Amy - 18

Powerchair Football and Further Education Elite Programme Student

Amy
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