R.E.A.L. Education win Business of the Year

3rd May, 2018

R.E.A.L. Education have been awarded the title of Business of the Year at the 2018 Mansfield & Ashfield 2020 Business Awards! The 2020 awards acknowledge and reward the achievement of local businesses for showing entrepreneurial and enterprising fortitude whilst recognising their contribution to the economic development of the Nottinghamshire area. Everyone at R.E.A.L. is delighted… View Article

September Vocational Placements Available Now!

26th April, 2018

The R.E.A.L. Education 2018 prospectus is available to view here. As a provider of alternative education, R.E.A.L. boast one of the broadest curriculum offers in the UK and have created a continuum of excellence that provides valid learning choices beyond the school or academy gate. To arrange a visit or for more information about signing… View Article

Raspberry Pi Competition

26th April, 2018

R.E.A.L. Education STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) learners have been praised for their ‘creative thinking’ and ‘innovation’ by judges from the PA Consulting Group Raspberry Pi Competition 2018. PA Consulting Group help organisations harness the power of innovation and breakthrough technologies. The company’s annual Raspberry Pi competition challenges teams of schoolchildren to show off… View Article

R.E.A.L. Attendance and Timetable System

26th April, 2018

Since the launch of the bespoke R.E.A.L. Attendance and Timetable app in January 2018, staff at R.E.A.L. have benefited from having essential streamlined data at their fingertips.   Designed to make it easier and more efficient for staff to record learner attendance, a key aspect of the app is it’s reporting and analysis capabilities –… View Article

Next R.E.A.L. Parent Group Meeting

26th April, 2018

The next Parent Group meeting is Friday 18th May at 12.30pm at the Burnt Stump pub, Arnold. All parents are welcome at R.E.A.L.’s friendly Parent Group meetings. The group is a brilliant source of support, and face-to-face get-togethers are used as a forum for parents to discuss anything they feel they need to – from… View Article

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