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A big thank you to our shop volunteer, Emma!

We’d like to say a huge thank you to our volunteer, Emma, who has been working in our Honiton charity shop since 2016. Emma with Rachel, the store manager, and Andrew, our Head of Employability & Enterprise   With an infectiously enthusiastic and effervescent personality, Emma is an asset to the team. She is happy … Continued

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

Exeter College Positive Pathways Project comes to WESC Foundation

Students from Exeter College Positive Pathways project came to help out at the horticultural garden on the WESC Foundation campus. They did some weeding and planted new flowers with the help of horticultural project manager, Dylan Cheshire. The Positive Pathways project is a 12-week course for 16-18 years olds. It allows them to take part … 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

WESC Foundation choir perform at Castle Drogo

WESC Foundation’s own choir, Soundwaves, made the trip to National Trust’s Castle Drogo last week to perform some Christmas carols for staff and visitors. The choir, made up of staff and young people from across all areas of WESC Foundation, sang six songs for visitors. Showing off their harmonising skills, they performed one song as … 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