R.E.A.L. High Tea for the Community

23rd July, 2018

On Friday 22nd June, 14 elderly Mansfield residents were welcomed to R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School (RAPS) for High Tea and entertainment. RAPS learners and staff organised the community event in partnership with Respectful Care who provide high quality home care services to vulnerable adults. The afternoon was financed by R.E.A.L.’s successful bid for funding from… View Article

R.E.A.L.’s Music Talent on the Radio

5th July, 2018

Congratulations to R.E.A.L. learner Oliver (AKA TheUnknownRedeemer) who was chosen as Kemet FM’s “Youngster of the Week” last month. Achieving this fantastic accolade meant that the radio station played one of Oliver’s tracks everyday between 3pm and 4pm for the week of 28th May to 1st June. A year 11 learner at R.E.A.L., Oliver enjoys… View Article

R.E.A.L. Business Experience

5th July, 2018

On Tuesday 12th June, learners at Kings Mill Way were visited by a representative from JP Morgan, a company that is recognised as one of the premier financial institutions in the United Kingdom. Key messages regarding what opportunities are available for our young people were shared – including information about JP Morgan’s apprenticeship and graduate… View Article

R.E.A.L. Wellbeing Room

5th July, 2018

  Our new Wellbeing Room is now up and running at Kingsmill House! The Wellbeing Room is a space in which R.E.A.L.’s wellbeing work can really help learners to flourish in a variety of ways. Activities range from using technology for mindfulness and mind/body awareness to creative activities to build emotive language. The room contains… View Article

R.E.A.L. Farming @Goose Paddock

5th July, 2018

In September, R.E.A.L. Education will be opening our new R.E.A.L. Farming @Goose Paddock learning hub. Based in Annesley and set in 11.5 acres of farm and woodland, Goose Paddock will offer a bespoke Key Stage 2 through to Key Stage 5 curriculum centred around all things nature and farming. Since the start of the summer… View Article

Annual Summer BBQs

5th July, 2018

The annual end of year Family & Friends celebration BBQs will take place as follows: R.E.A.L Alternative Provision School – Tuesday 17th July at Woodhouse Rd from 12pm – 2pm. R.E.A.L. Education Key Stage 2 & 3 Learners – Friday 20th July at Blidworth Hub from 1pm. R.E.A.L. Education Key Stage 4 Learners – Monday… View Article

Official Opening of R.E.A.L. Education Headquarters

5th June, 2018

On Wednesday 18th April the Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council, Councillor Kay Cutts, officially opened the new headquarters for R.E.A.L. Education at Kingsmill House, Mansfield to coincide with the tenth anniversary since the organisation’s formation. The opening was attended by a number of local dignitaries, including the Executive Mayor of Mansfield Kate Allsop, Mansfield District… View Article

Getting Goggle-Eyed at Blidworth!

5th June, 2018

R.E.A.L. learners and staff at Blidworth Hub recently welcomed a familiar figure who we usually see on the [Goggle]box! Baasit Siddiqui visited R.E.A.L. to talk about an education project he is running for Channel 4, and how R.E.A.L. could get involved in the future. Baasit said: “I was amazed at the provisions you have in… View Article

R.E.A.L. Sports Lead’s England Call up!

5th June, 2018

Tristram Whitman, the Sports Lead at R.E.A.L. Glapwell in Chesterfield, has been called up to the England Veterans Football Team for the Seniors World Cup in Thailand. Tristram, who teaches courses including BTEC Level 1 in Sports and Active Leisure and Sports Leaders Award Level 1 to learners at Glapwell, found out about his place… View Article

R.E.A.L Inclusive Zone Basketball Success!

5th June, 2018

On Wednesday 25th April, the R.E.A.L. Education Inclusive Zone Basketball (IZB) team competed in the IZB National Finals at the University of Worcester. IZB is an action-packed sport that combines running and wheelchair basketball. It is a four-a-side game, enabling participants with or without a disability to play the same sport, on the same team,… View Article