Derwen College

Students usually follow a 5 day a week study programme - 9.00 -5.00 - 37 weeks per year.

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Derwen College provides a rich learning environment for young people with a wide range of support needs including: learning and physical disabilities, ASD, medical needs and challenging behaviour. Through personalised learning it promotes vocational, educational, social and personal development of a wide range of young people with learning difficulties and disabilities aged between 16 and 25 years old. Offering residential and day placements, post college living and work programme, apprenticeships, supported internships.      

Who to contact

Contact Name
Tonia Davies
Contact Position
01691 661234 - Extension 248
01691 661234 ext 407
Derwen College

Where to go

Derwen College
Whittington Road
SY11 3JA

The College’s main campus is located in Gobowen, 3 miles from Oswestry in Shropshire. Located near the A5, and with a local railway station.Location - Derwen College


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Applications to Derwen College are welcomed from across the United Kingdom.

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Students usually follow a 5 day a week study programme - 9.00 -5.00 - 37 weeks per year.
Time of day
Session Information
Residential inderpendant living provision available.Contact college to discuss part time provision

Other details

Referral and availability notes
  • Access to all Derwen College programmes involves participation in a pre-entry assessment covering aspects of work skills, functional skills, independence skills and other support services as appropriate to the individual. This assessment, combined with information from schools and other agencies, forms the basis of the students’ initial assessment and informs programme planning and provision of tailored support.   


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Address: Whittington Road  Gobowen  Shropshire

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