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  • Employability LOGO Purple-page-001 Hedleys Employability: Review of 2016 17.02.17 - 2016 was another successful year for Hedleys Employability. We got straight back into the swing of things in January, engaging with new employers and completing a host of three way agreements. We engaged with 19 new employers in January alone, with approximately 99 new employers engaged by the end of 2016. Networking at its best! […]
  • rsz_hampeth Celebrating 64 years! 16.02.17 - Happy Anniversary to us! 64 years ago today Percy Hedley School opened its doors for the first time to 12 children. From humble beginnings, we are very proud to have grown to become one of the leading charities supporting disabled people. Check out these old photos of Hampeth Lodge, the original school building, and Stephen […]
  • Abbie Abbie’s Blog: When I was young 08.02.17 - Regular blogger Abbie is affected by Cerebral Palsy, Pierre Robin Syndrome, a hearing impairment and speech and language difficulties. From a very young age she had to learn different ways to communicate because of this. In her latest blog, Abbie talks about how she adapted her communication methods and the vital support she received from the Foundation’s Speech […]
  • Angling5 It’s Catch of the Day for Hedleys College 06.02.17 - Students from Hedleys College had a very successful trip to a fishing competition. The competition, organised by Angling 4 All, a user-led group for disabled people who have an interest in fishing, was held on the Tyne by Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. Despite enduring a freezing cold January day, the Hedleys College team were […]

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