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The R.E.A.L. Deal

As a provider of alternative education, R.E.A.L. Education 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. With a huge range of education programmes to suit all ages, abilities, ambitions and interests, R.E.A.L. are now also offering all prospective learners free half or full day taster sessions!

Places are now available for the start of the next academic year (or an immediate start for selected courses) for Key Stage 3 and 4 learners across all provisions; R.E.A.L. Farming, Music Production, Mechanics, R.E.A.L. Adventure, Catering & Hospitality, Sport, Land Based Studies, Construction and the award-nominated Creative Digital offering.

R.E.A.L.โ€™s Creative Digital provision has just moved into a purpose-built, industry standard facility, and offer a range of fantastic courses for both pre and post 16 learners. This offering is truly unique in that it is founded on work-based experience in the creative digital arts industry, with learners working with clients such as Sony, NHS, Vahterus, County Battery Services and Dalmatian Systems.

With free half and full day taster sessions for all areas of learning, itโ€™s definitely worth coming along to see what R.E.A.L. has to offer!

R.E.A.L. also offer bespoke GCSE and functional skills groups – look out for more details about these courses and the R.E.A.L. hubs that offer them in next monthโ€™s newsletter.

To arrange a visit, free taster session or for more information about signing up to any courses at R.E.A.L. Education, please call 0115 220 400, or email The R.E.A.L. Education prospectus is available to view here.


RAPS Mansfield will became RIS Mansfield on 27th May. The new RIS website will be launching shortly.

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