News

News from staff, residents and learners at Elidyr Communities Trust. Read what we’ve been up to and follow us on social media.

The Support Worker Story

Natasha’s experience working with us

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Manor Wildlife Park Visit

The land group learners feed the wallabies.

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Overseas Workers Scheme

Skilled workers offered fantastic UK career opportunities

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Education Hub Grand Opening

Llandovery Mayor opens new Education Hub

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New Summer Joining Bonus

Support workers offered £1,000 incentive

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DofE Adventures

Learners tackling new challenges

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Full Steam Ahead to Swansea

Tommy's summary of the trip to Swansea

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In Cardiff For WorldSkills

Zak and Ellie compete in a horticulture competition

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The Fish Mission

A visit to Pets at Home for new fish.

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Staying Safe

The local police came for a visit.

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Plant Purchasing Trip

Picking plants to create beautiful displays

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Our Crystals Grew!

Young scientists experiment success.

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New arrivals!

Our new pygmy goats are here.

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Chemistry is Fun!

Young scientists grow crystals.

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A Bicycle Made For Two

Out & About in Pembrey Country Park

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Planets!

Learning about the planets in our solar system.

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£1,498 Boost for Carers

Additional payment from the government.

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Staff Training Week

Ongoing staff development and training

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Education Hub Easter '22

Phase 1 almost complete and phase 2 well under way.

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Bubble & Fizz Workshop

Workshops at Neath Port Talbot College.

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ECT Pre-Wimbledon Warm Up

The land group enjoy some tennis.

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Volcanic Learning

Science lesson causes eruptions!

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Parc Y Scarlets Visit

The home of Llanelli RFC

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World Cookery Focus

Cooking and dancing Kenyan style!

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Celebration Event

Soaking up the atmosphere at Coleg Sir Gâr

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The smallest town in Britain

Fun day at the home of the red kite.

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Visit to Dryslwyn Castle

Learners visit 2nd Welsh Landmark

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Exploring Welsh Landmarks

The land group visit Paxton’s Tower

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Sharpening Up His Food Skills

It’s competition time for Zak!

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New smallholding arrivals

Our valais black nose sheep have arrived

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St David's Day '22

Celebrating St David's Day with an Eisteddfod!

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'Superman' music video

'Superman' by Black Lace. Our music video.

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Join Our Education Team

Kickstart your ALN career with us.

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Skills Comp - Horticulture

Ellie's entry to horticulture skills competition.

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Learners Visit Education Hub

Learners get a tour of new Education Hub.

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New Year, New Career!

Consider starting a new care’er with us today!

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December '21 Education Hub

Phase 1 almost complete

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Natspec Student Voices

Our learners at the Student Voices Parliament.

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Fantastic Calendars

Showcasing learners' photography skills

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Skills That Are World Class!

Reaching the final of the Worldskills UK competition.

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Mastering Mosaics

Pop art, luminous grout and much more!

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Football Team Sponsor

Supporting the local community to stay active

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Taking Care of The Animals

Health check time for our small animals.

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Skills For Life In Action

Learning about transport, travel & road safety skills

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Harvest Time

Our learners have been busy picking crops

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World Skills Competition

Elin takes on the World Skills Catering Competition

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Welcome Back Everyone!

A new term for our learners, we're so pleased to see you!

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Staff Open Days Are a Hit

Several dates added for September visits, come along!

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End of Year Report

We surveyed our learners to find out how this year has been for them.

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Triathlon Man Ed

Ed's first triathlon with training support from his wonderful friends!

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DofE Celebrations

A successful year for our intrepid young people!

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Working Through The Night

Keeping young people safe while they sleep.

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Smallholding Update

Kunekune pigs arrival adds to our smallholding

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Our DofE Journey

The benefits of the award scheme for our learners.

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Education Hub Easter Update

Slates are going on the roof and holding panels fitted to the sides.

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Careers in Care

The benefits of a post-pandemic career change.

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Rewarding Mum

A chance to win a fab pamper hamper.

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Education Hub Build Update

The roof goes on and gives a true sense of size.

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Mosaic Donated to Local NHS

Captain Tom on his way to Llandovery Hospital

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Education Hub Progress

Steels are up and ready for the pre-cast concrete floor.

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Webinar on Student Voice

Sharing best practice with Natspec.

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Art Competition

Have a look at the entries

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Fabulous garden sculpture

Amazing garden sculpture arrives at Elidyr Communities Trust

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Christmas with Bubble & Fizz

The Bubble & Fizz team get ready to fulfill their Christmas orders.

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Mosaic Making Workshop

Marvellous mosaics made by Inclusive Lives residents

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TES FE Award Winners

2020 Further Education Specialist Provider of the Year 

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A New Career

We have vacancies for Learning Support Workers.

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Term Dates

Term Dates have been updated

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Enhanced Autism Accreditation

We have an ‘Enhanced Practice Commendation’ from the National Autistic Society.

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Natspec 2020 Award Winners!

We're so pleased, our learners have won an award in the Natspec 2020 Awards for our community voice group.

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New Education Hub

The long-awaited start on the building of our new Education Hub has now begun.

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Lockdown Choir!

Our choir is making beautiful music and keeping friendships alive even in lockdown.

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Virtual Open Day

We're delighted to be hosting a series of virtual open days, giving parents and families the opportunity to meet us, get a feel for what we do and ask us questions.

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Work With Us

In the current pandemic, many people are reassessing their lives and thinking about what really matters.

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Estyn Excellence

Great news! Coleg Elidyr has recently been judged as ‘Excellent’ in all five of Estyn’s Inspection areas – it couldn’t be better!

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