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National Star College

We are an outstanding (CQC 2017, Ofsted 2012) specialist college providing personalised learning and transition services for people with disabilities. We work with students with complex physical, learning, sensory and communication difficulties and acquired disabilities. We offer full and part time, day and residential places, 36-52 week places, focusing on transition and achieving individual goals. Our college is a vibrant, inclusive and active environment – students have a wide range of abilities, come to us from varied social and ethnic backgrounds and participate in a wide range of community activities.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Admissions Team
01242 527631
National Star College website

We are an Outstanding (CQC 2017, Ofsted 2012) specialist college providing personalised programmes, working in partnership with people with disabilities and their supporters. We are a vibrant organisation offering life skills, vocational and work skills programmes on a full and part-time, day and residential basis. We have outstanding facilities including sensory, therapeutic and supported work environments and excellent community partnerships. Outstanding specialist education and care, supporting young people with physical disabilities/complex needs/learning disabilities/autism and challenging behaviour.


Where to go

National Star College
GL53 9QU

Our main campus is in Cheltenham where we offer day and residential placements, we also have provision in Hereford and Wales both of which are day provision only. We are a national and International provider.

The National Star College has many years’ experience of working with people with limited mobility. Approximately 75% of learners are wheelchair users. All student areas are accessible for people who use wheelchairs including a ramped stage, hoists in some class rooms and in all accommodation areas, high low tables in most areas, specialist equipment where necessary. All college transport is accessible for people who use wheelchairs.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Residential placements across 36 or 52 weeks, Day placements across 36 weeks Monday - Friday 09:30 - 16:30
Time of day
Term Time
School Holiday
Bank Holiday

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