Radio One Presenter Greg James and Tom posing for a selfie!

Tom’s radio skills earn him a place on Radio One’s Youth Council

25 May 2016

Hardworking, passionate and budding radio producer, Tom, is helping to shape the future for visually impaired people everywhere through his work on the BBC Radio One’s Youth Council.  Tom is elated with his new position which enables him...

A representative from Wave Leisure, who sponsored the Sparks Sport Achievement Awards, presenting Anna with her certificate for second place. Well done Anna!

Judo enthusiast Anna represents her country at European Championships

23 May 2016

WESC learner Anna, 17, is visually impaired, has autistic tendencies and learning difficulties. Starting WESC Foundation in this academic year Anna has already impressed her tutor and peers enormously by her fantastic personal achievements...

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May half-term dates

23 May 2016

WESC Foundation’s end of term is Thursday 26 May 2016. The finishing times will be 1pm for school learners and college learners can leave from 1pm, although support is available until 4pm if needed. The college provision will reopen for t...

Just taking a rest at the Washington Monument!

WESC learners cross the pond to visit our American cousins!

23 May 2016

Nine visually impaired learners, accompanied by seven WESC staff members, have travelled across the water to the ‘land of dreams’. Experiencing new cultures, visiting historical monuments, and practising their American accents, they are...


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Our residential trip to London was an amazing experience. We were there for three nights and four days. It was my first time travelling on a train which was very exciting. It was great to socialise with my friends in a big city.

Katie, WESC learner