ASDAN Case Studies

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Chocolate delights

Chocolate Films offers the ASDAN Expressive Arts Short Course for young people who take part in the organisation’s film-making and digital media projects, each of which … Read More

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Short Courses develop skills across whole school

The Ockendon Academy in Essex has used two of ASDAN’s Short Courses to accredit whole-school projects, channeling its Pupil Premium funding to help students develop their ski… Read More

Volunteering success at Imperial War Museum North

if: Volunteering for Wellbeing is a social learning programme delivered at museumsacross Greater Manchester to support participants into volunteering and away fr… Read More

Enhancing sensory experiences

John F Kennedy School is a special needs academy catering for pupils between the ages of 4 and 19 who have profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism and severe learning d… Read More

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A chance to shine

As Asiya prepared for her college interview, she felt confident that her ASDAN achievements would give her an edge. She was proud to show off her certificates and knew she had plen… Read More

A Chance To Work

Barnardo’s A Chance To Work is a franchise partner of Liverpool Community College that offers the Employability Entry 2 qualification to up to 40 students per year. It is a sh… Read More

A decade of success

Andrew Thomas, Key Stage 4 Manager at Bishopston Comprehensive School, has witnessed a change in his school over the past 10 years. The introduction of the Bronze Award followed b… Read More

A positive impact

Bexhill High School delivers CoPE Level 1 to a group containing three students with autism and only two students that are not eligible for Pupil Premium. At the beginning of th… Read More

A recipe for success!

Budding Delia Smiths and Jamie Olivers have raised hundreds of pounds for good causes by creating their own recipe book. S4 students at Earlston High School were given the task of … Read More

A residential setting

Notton House School is Bristol’s only residential school specialising in the care and education of boys aged 9-16 with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Louise G… Read More

A Shared Philosophy

South Wales-based FE college Coleg Gwent has more than 3000 students on roll as its Crosskeys campus, with 100 of these engaged in Entry level qualifications through the Independen… Read More

A skills based approach to RE

St Thomas More Catholic College is an 11-18 Comprehensive School in Stoke on Trent with a sixth form of approximately 150 learners. Although a curriculum entitlement, it was felt b… Read More

A student perspective on CoPE

There is ‘never a dull moment’ for CoPE students at Coombeshead College, a large secondary school in Devon. As one of the first centres to start running ASDAN's Awa… Read More

A taste of working life

Students from Southern Regional College in Armagh, Northern Ireland were able to put their learning into action during a two-week trip to Malta. The group of five has been working … Read More

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