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A safer internet for WESC Foundation young people


Some thoughts on Safer Internet Day 2020 The internet, and especially social media, provides amazing opportunities for sharing information and communicating. We are also all aware of the risks that exist when communicating online. For our school and college students the internet is an important part of keeping in touch with friends from WESC Foundation … Continued

Charity pub quiz for WESC Foundation


WESC Foundation is inviting staff at businesses around Exeter to gather their cleverest colleagues together for a charity pub quiz to help raise funds for blind and partially-sighted children and young adults. Sponsored by LV=, the Exeter-based charity is hosting another fundraising quiz at its Topsham Road campus on Thursday 5th March 2020 at 7pm. … Continued

Half Term Arrangements February 2020


The last day of this half term for the WESC Foundation School and College will be Friday 14th February. Please note, this does not apply to all year round residents in St David’s House (Maple, Mulberry or Ash Lodges) other than to ask you to inform staff of any dates young people may be going … Continued

End of Term Arrangements December 2019


Message to Parents and Carers of all Young People at WESC Foundation: This is a reminder that the arrangements for the end of term will be as follows: The last day will be Thursday 19th December with finishing times of 1.00pm for School students, and College students can leave from 1.00pm, although support is available … Continued

Christmas opening hours at WESC Foundation charity shops


Our five WESC Foundation charity shops are open a little longer in the run up to Christmas 2019 to help you bag those last minute bargains. We will also be opening in the New Year to take in any unwanted Christmas gifts, or help you with a New Year’s Resolution clear-out of your wardrobe. Exeter … Continued

Pub quiz answers our fundraising challenge


WESC Foundation’s recent fundraising pub quiz has raised over £1,600 for blind and partially-sighted children and young adults. Seventeen teams gathered at the Exeter charity’s Topsham Road campus to battle out for the hotly-contestant WESC Foundation Quiz Shield, with the honours (and bragging rights) going to University Challenged. The money raised will support projects like … Continued

Half Term Arrangements October 2019


Information for parents and carers of young people at WESC Foundation The last day of this half term will be Friday 18th October with finishing times of 1.00pm for School students, and College students can leave from 1.00pm, although support is available until 4.00pm if needed. The College will reopen on Monday 28th October, when … Continued

Pulling Pints for the WESC Foundation Charity Pub Quiz


WESC Foundation is inviting staff at businesses around Exeter to gather their cleverest colleagues together for a charity pub quiz to help raise funds for blind and partially-sighted children and young adults. Sponsored by LV=, the Exeter-based charity is hosting another fundraising quiz at its Topsham Road campus on Thursday 17th October 2019 at 7pm. … Continued

Growing the volunteer team at WESC Foundation


WESC Foundation is looking for green-fingered volunteers to help develop its east Devon horticulture project. The city-based charity offers a range of care, support and education services to young people with visual impairment and complex needs, and is looking to strengthen the team of volunteers at the 10 acre site at West Hill near Ottery … Continued

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