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Newsletter – Stockton Day Service

To read the newsletter please follow this link Ware Street Newsletter Issue 2

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ESPA’s brave staff abseil from the Transporter Bridge, Middlesbrough.

  Some of our very brave staff and family members abseiled down the Transporter Bridge on  Sunday 24th June to raise funds for interactive equipment at Ware Street, Stockton. Here are some photos of Emily, Tom, Charlette, Ruth, Michelle and Lucy mid abseil!! Well done everyone and thank you for making the day such a huge success.

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Ashleigh in Newcastle rated Outstanding by CQC – Press Release

The CQC has found the quality of care provided by Education and Services for People with Autism Limited at their service Ashleigh, a learning disability service situated in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, to be Outstanding following an inspection in March this year. Ashleigh provides accommodation and personal care for to up to ten people, at…

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A wonderful performance by ESPA Students

I was a privileged to be invited to watch some of our current and ex-students in a wonderful, funny and moving performance called Xenos Fall at Northern Stage in Newcastle. This sci-fi show was written and performed by the Twisting Ducks Spectrum Theatre Company. It tells the story of an alien, Xenos, who crash landed…

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ESPA College Open Evening MyPlace, Middlesbrough 23rd May 2018

ESPA College Open Evening at MyPlace, Middlesbrough TS2 1JP on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 from 4 – 6 pm. The evening will include a short presentation from the Principal and the College Team, alongside an opportunity to have a tour of the site, meet the team and ask questions.  If you are interested in attending or would…

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Oliver loves his work experience at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle.

Oliver (North Rye and Ashleigh) was recently successful in gaining work experience as an usher at the Theatre Royal in Newcastle.  He absolutely  loves being part of the team there and particularly enjoys meeting the actors and helping out in the auditorium’

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South Hill students take part in Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

South Hill  students enjoyed their trip to Hadrian’s Wall and the Roman Army Museum as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.

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ESPA Students display their talents at Art Exhibition in Newcastle City Library

Autism Friendly Newcastle and Spectrum Enterprises CIC hosted an art exhibition in Newcastle City Library to mark International Autism Week. ESPA Students were amongst the main contributors and displayed some excellent pieces of art that showcased their many talents and skills. For next years event ESPA have been invited to be a partner organisation and…

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Deborah (Support Worker, ESPA Croft Centre, Sunderland) receives care award.

Deborah was nominated by Mrs Carr for an award from Sunderland Carer’s Centre and her statement was read out by the Chief Executive.  Mrs Carr said,  “My son attends the Croft Day Centre two days per week which he enjoys very much.  His key worker is Deborah who I have nominated because she is a very kind caring person and…

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South Hill students enjoy their visit to Sunderland Fire Station.

Students from ESPA College South Hill recently visited Sunderland Central Fire Station as part of the College’s enrichment programme.  They were given a tour of the fire station and  learned about how to use the fire hose. Fire- fighters also invited them to sit in the fire appliance.  Some of the students have a keen interest  in fire stations…

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