Why Newfriars College?
Why Newfriars College?
How do our young people describe Newfriars College?
Amazing, brilliant, fun, friendly, safe, exciting, interesting, inspiring, happy, welcoming, learning new skills, supportive, helpful, lovely supportive staff, perfect, learning, caring, sociable, comfortable, friends, independence, calm.
I think Newfriars College is so amazing. I like meeting new people.’
‘It’s very supportive. I get a lot of help.’
‘I think it excellent and fun to be here.’
I love Newfriars College’
‘It's different everyday’.
‘I love going college, everyone’s so helpful and friendly.’
‘I like college because it gets me talking to people and making new friends.’
‘It is the best college I have ever been to…helping people understand what they want in life and I would like to say thank you for having me as a student.’
And our families say:
Caring, stimulating, inviting, enjoyable, nurturing, supportive, Helpful, respect, understanding, encourage self-esteem, ability to learn, encouraging, confident, happy, independent, friendly, learning, excellent, amazing, great, safe, confident, secure, enabling, sociable, cheery, fulfilled, enthusiastic, helpfully supporting, friends, inclusive, sociable, varied, enjoyable, incredible, welcoming, pillar of support, it’s the best, easy to get on with people, motivated, encouraged, teamwork, helping others, perseverance, interesting, Innovative, age appropriate, fun
‘An exceptional transition from school to adulthood providing a route into independence and opportunities for each individual.’
‘I think Newfriars College is an excellent college which really understands how imperative it is to treat every student as an individual. The level of support and pastoral care, alongside the education and aspirations of students, is well balanced and superb. All staff are caring, understanding, and highly motivated in providing the best care and outcomes for students. Many thanks to all for all of your hard work and support’.
‘My son has come so far since starting at Newfriars, they have been a pillar of support for us and are helping him get ready for supported living. His confidence has grown hugely both socially and in independence. When you speak to staff it’s more like chatting to family or friends. I know my son is safe and happy and that means everything to me’.
‘Outstanding. Support and guiding young adults to believe they can achieve and succeed’.
‘It’s a wonderful college offering a variety of things to do. It’s a lovely atmosphere to be in… they teach positivity at what you can achieve rather than what you cannot do.’
‘Best choice we could have made.’