Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo

This Monday being a bank holiday, we didn’t do our ‘normal’ lessons; One group had chosen to go to Paignton zoo which was fun- we saw most of the animals there despite some rain, and had a quick go on one the slides! Hayley particularly liked the lions as it starts with her favourite letter; others liked the giraffes..

Sam’s story

Sam’s story

This is a story of my Autism   My Autism sometimes is a good thing, I can keep information on things I enjoy for example my specialist subject is dinosaurs as I know a lot about them. As the years go by I live and learn but I still have struggles. I still find life confusing, I still worry..

Comic Relief Fun Run

Comic Relief Fun Run

13 of our students at Oakwood Court College completed the Exeter Riverside 5km park run for Comic Relief on Saturday. Many students found this challenging but they all got round and they were positive, very supportive of each other and promoted the college in a very positive way. The event organisers Parkrun said they really enjoyed meeting our students..

Scottish 4 Nations ParaBadminton Championships 2015

Scottish 4 Nations ParaBadminton Championships 2015

On the weekend of Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of February two students of Oakwood Court College participated in the Four Nations Para Badminton Championships 2015 in Motherwell Scotland. Lauren from the Dawlish campus and Nikki from the Torpoint campus were both selected to represent England and be part of the Exeter District Special Olympics team. Both..

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

Students at Oakwood Court College in Dawlish participated in a safer internet day on Tuesday 10th of February. The purpose of this event was to teach the students how to use social networking safely and how to enjoy the benefits whilst keeping safe. They were taught how to be respectful online, how to recognise the signs of online bullying,..

Christmas at Oakwood

Christmas at Oakwood

There has been a festive vibe at Oakwood with Students at both Dawlish & Torpoint having a Christmas lunch. Here Max a learning support assistant a Oakwood Dawlish joined in the fun with his Father Christmas outfit. Students from Dawlish went on the Santa Express, a Christmas themed train ride, where at the end of the Journey they got..

At Oakwood Court College – Oakwood’s Aladdin

At Oakwood Court College – Oakwood’s Aladdin

At Oakwood Court College we have been rehearsing on a Wednesday evening with Jane our Drama teacher to create a production of Aladdin. It took place on Thursday 18th November. Our audience was made up of staff and students. We would like to say a big thank you to Jane. The students that were involved are Damon, David, Shannon,..