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Posted on August 8, 2022

Award for ‘future-focused’ college

A college has won a prestigious accolade for helping to prepare students with autism for the world of work. Harrison College, Doncaster, has been awarded the title Specialist College of the Year in the Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards. The college is a specialist business, enterprise and employability education provider for post-16 students with special educational needs. The Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards recognise small and medium-sized organisations that have proved to...

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Posted on July 27, 2022

Celebrating success, this year’s graduates of Harrison College

A college for students with autism have been rewarded for their efforts after achieving their learning goals to ‘lead, believe, achieve and exceed’. In the first awards, learners at Harrison College, Doncaster, were treated to a glittering extravaganza at the Earl of Doncaster hotel. Principal Gemma Peebles, who founded the specialist college more than three years ago, outlined to guests how far the students had come on a journey of...

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Posted on July 26, 2022

DRFC Partnership News

Harrison College national careers week 2022 | News | Doncaster Rovers ( Last week our 100 Club Bronze Partner Harrison College took part in National Careers Week (NCW) 2022. Over the course of the week the students there engaged with 23 businesses. Our 100 Club Platinum Partners Polypipe were one of the businesses that engaged with Harrison College during the week. Commercial and partnerships coordinator Daisy Urruty said: “We are...

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Posted on July 21, 2022

Students are bowled over with chance to help community

College students and staff have joined forces with their community to restore and transform a disused bowling green into a centre of activity for villagers of all ages. It is hoped the transformation of the bowling green at Blyth, near Doncaster, will see young people playing alongside older members of the community as it is turned back into a playable space. The restoration project has been led by Gary Wilkinson...

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