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Free College Meals Update

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16 February 2021

We have been in touch with students / parents / guardians carers regarding eligibility for Free College Meals.  This update applies to you if we have told you that you are entitled to a free College meal. For days that the College has been closed or we have not been able to offer a meal due to COVID...

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Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day Poster

09 February 2021

Tuesday 9th February 2021 is Safer Internet Day. It’s celebrated across the globe in over 170 countries, with thousands of young people joining in across the UK to explore how they can use the internet responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.  Safer Internet Day is a great...

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Free College Meals Update

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29 January 2021

We have been in touch with students / parents / guardians carers regarding eligibility for Free College Meals.  This update applies to you if we have told you that you are entitled to a free College meal. For days that the College has been closed or we have not been able to offer a meal due to COVID...

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Queen Alexandra College's (QAC) Statement on the 16-19 Tuition Fund

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27 January 2021

The ESFA has made funding available to colleges to support students who have had their learning affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. The Tuition Fund is ring-fenced for schools, colleges and all other 16 to 19 providers to mitigate the disruption to learning arising from coronavirus. The funding can be used to...

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Sensory Processing and Self-Regulation Support at Home

QAC Sensory Provision

26 January 2021

QAC offers individualised sensory processing support to all students who face sensory environmental challenges that impact on their daily lives. Sensory processing refers to how our brains process, interpret and respond to sensory information from our environments. This includes our responses from the...

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QAC has an onsite Yurt

White covering is added to Yurt build

14 January 2021

An exciting new addition to our College campus will be a permanent Yurt, situated at the top of campus next to the Karten Centre. This will be ready to deliver a range of holistic sessions, including sensory, yoga and mindfulness activities when students return after lockdown!

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QAC Winter Newsletter 2020

QAC Winter Newsletter 2020 Front Cover

15 December 2020

QAC News, our external College newsletter, is now available to download for Winter 2020. If you require this information in an alternative format please contact us.

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QAC student has poem published in Young Writers book

QAC student Abdullah reading a book

08 December 2020

We are delighted to inform that Abdullah, QAC Health and Social Care student, has completed an amazing piece of writing that has been published in a book produced by Young Writers called ‘Write To Unite - Uplifting Words’. Abdullah entered a writing competition organised by Young Writers,...

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QAC hosts successful first Virtual Christmas Market

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07 December 2020

Last weekend saw QAC host our first ever Virtual Christmas Market, replacing our annual Christmas Fayre this year due to Government guidelines and social distancing. Although very different to our usual event, it was an opportunity to try and get the festive spirit building, with some lovely stallholders...

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Student Design selected for the 2020 QAC Christmas cards

QAC Christmas card 2020 design

04 December 2020

Congratulations to Bethany, one of our very talented Art and Design students, for having her design selected for use on the QAC Christmas card. We recently challenged some of our students to create a design to be considered for use on our corporate Christmas cards for 2020.

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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 - 21

Powerchair Football Academy Student

Amy
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