Hour of Code

20th December, 2017

The week of the 4th of December saw learners across R.E.A.L. Education take part in the national ‘Hour of Code 2017’ initiative. As a listed ‘Hour of Code’ event holder, R.E.A.L. learners were encouraged to have a go at coding, from programming computer games to controlling a robot. All learners who took part were awarded… View Article

Standing up to Domestic Violence

20th December, 2017

On Wednesday 29th November R.E.A.L. Education stood up to domestic violence. Staff and learners wore orange for £1 and fundraising activities such as bake sales, quizzes and spongings took place across R.E.A.L. throughout the day in aid of the White Ribbon Campaign (www.whiteribbon.org.uk). Fay Hunter, R.E.A.L. Wellbeing Lead, who organised the day said: “Everyone pulled… View Article

100 Mile R.E.A.L. Challenge for Children in Need

20th December, 2017

On Friday 17th November, staff and learners from across R.E.A.L. Education braved the cold weather to walk a mile (in their pyjamas!) for Children in Need. With a collaborative target of 100 miles, learners walked out of their usual learning environments and into the fresh air for this brilliant cause. Sian Bullen, R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision… View Article

Monthly Round-up November 2017

30th November, 2017

Please see below for a round-up of all stories from across R.E.A.L. Education for November 2017   R.E.A.L. Education – British Chamber of Commerce National Finalists On Thursday 2nd November, representatives from R.E.A.L. Education collected the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Education and Business Partnership Award for the East Midlands Region. Scott Knowles, Chief Executive… View Article

R.E.A.L. Recruitment – make a Change

16th November, 2017

Can you, or do you know anyone who can make a difference to the lives of young people? R.E.A.L. Education are looking to recruit quality team members who share our vision and approach to engaging children and young people who are struggling with mainstream opportunities. As well as making a real difference to the lives… View Article

VOTE for the R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust!

14th November, 2017

Trent Barton have opened a public vote to select their Charity Partner for 2018 and 2019 and it would be fantastic if the R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust could be chosen. The R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust was established in 2008 to support innovative and creative educational solutions for children and young people, between the ages of 5 and… View Article

Digital Arts get R.E.A.L.

9th November, 2017

A learner from R.E.A.L.’s Digital Arts course has been busy creating their latest project – a professional promotional video for R.E.A.L. Education – what it stands for and what it can offer learners. Jamaal created the promotional video with Neil Kellow, Lead Teacher of Digital Arts using state-of-the-art equipment from scratch in just a few days…. View Article

The R.E.A.L. Future of Music

3rd November, 2017

Music Technology at R.E.A.L. Education has been taken to a whole new level thanks to six new custom-built music-machine computers and the latest music software.   Based at R.E.A.L. Education’s Nottingham Road site, the computer’s house the new ‘Reason 9’ software – the most spectacular piece of digital composition technology available. The engineering software, ‘Cubase’… View Article

We Need Your Votes!

25th October, 2017

R.E.A.L. Education have been successful in getting the exciting new “Robotics Project” at City Hub through to the “AVIVA Community Fund” final stages. The project now is open to the public vote and we need your help to spread the word and get as many votes as possible. Please click here to go the AVIVA… View Article

RAPS Charity Fashion Show

20th October, 2017

R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School (RAPS) are hosting a Charity Fashion Show at Blidworth Miners Welfare Social Centre, Mansfield Rd, Blidworth, Mansfield NG21 0LR on Monday 4th December. Doors open at 6.30pm and the show will begin at 7pm The event is a great opportunity to buy brand-new high street clothes from shops such as Marks… View Article