Careers Week at R.E.A.L.

28th March, 2018

March 5th – 10th marked Careers Week at R.E.A.L. For one full week, the importance of quality careers education was celebrated and promoted, with learners benefiting from key information and advice. Throughout the week, learners met with Learning Managers to discuss progression pathways, and attended quality career workshops to help them to formulate their career… View Article

R.E.A.L. Digital Arts Post-GCSE Opportunity

28th March, 2018

When it comes to next steps after GCSEs, R.E.A.L. Education has some unique offerings. One exciting option for post-16 learners is a Level 3 (A-level equivalent), 2-year study programme that’s founded on work-based experience in the creative digital arts industry, ultimately leading to a Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media (graphic design). R.E.A.L. has state… View Article

R.E.A.L. Musical Talent

28th March, 2018

A learner has had a song he produced in a Music Technology session at R.E.A.L. played on the radio. Meshach Jackson (known as Mesh), produced the song ‘Chocolate Darling’ with his Music Technology tutors Nathan Simpson and Rob Lyons.  With the support of Meshach’s tutor Rohan Reid, the song has been recognised by a Nottingham… View Article

A R.E.A.L. Ugandan Experience

28th March, 2018

 A former R.E.A.L. Education learner, Alexander O’Riodan has undertaken volunteer work in Uganda with support from the R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust. Alexander was the first recipient of the “Terry Keeley Bursary” – a fund set up by the R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust to help support learners in areas of need. He used the grant to help support… View Article

Independent Travel Training

28th March, 2018

Learners at R.E.A.L. have recently been undertaking a very practical form of outside-the-classroom learning. Independent Travel Training, with specially trained staff and Learning Manager support, is available for all learners across R.E.A.L., with the aim of transitioning learners into a more independent life. In early years, the training concentrates on small steps to gaining confidence… View Article

Pokémon Skills

28th March, 2018

Congratulations to R.E.A.L. learner Logan on his achievements in recent Pokémon Trading Card Game Championships. At the time of the Oceania Championships, held in Australia in February, Logan  was ranked 1st in Europe and 4th in the World. During his trip to the Championships he came 15th in the senior event, giving him enough points… View Article

Term Dates

28th March, 2018

We hope all learners and staff have a lovely Easter break. For a reminder of R.E.A.L. term dates, please click here.

Esafety at R.E.A.L.

1st March, 2018

The need for internet safety education for our young people is crucial, especially at a time when technologies are evolving at a rapid pace and the internet has become a part of everyday life. At R.E.A.L. we take esafety very seriously and have extensive resources available to staff for teaching and learner’s personal programmes. ‘Esafety… View Article

Ben Bradley MP Visits R.E.A.L.

1st March, 2018

On hearing about R.E.A.L. Education’s national success with the East Midlands Chamber, local Mansfield MP Ben Bradley wrote to R.E.A.L. with congratulations and asked if he could visit to see the work R.E.A.L. is doing for himself. Mr Bradley had a whistle-stop tour of both R.E.A.L.’s Independent schools and the vocational centres, including motor mechanics,… View Article

Challenging Behaviours Workshop

1st March, 2018

The R.E.A.L. Parent Group are set to host a workshop designed to equip parents and carers with the tools to deal with challenging behaviour. Facilitated by the Nottinghamshire Physical Intervention Team, the workshop will take place on Tuesday 6th March between 10am and 2pm at R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School (RAPS) on Woodhouse Road. The workshop… View Article