The Health & Social Care Academy, based at Warrington campus, was established with thanks to a £1m investment from Warrington’s Town Fund and significant support from key partners including Warrington Borough Council, Warrington & Halton NHS Trust, the University of Chester, employers and many other stakeholders from voluntary sector organisations. On Monday 3rd October, the college officially declared the Academy open and students looking to join the college to study a health care, social care or childcare subject can look forward to benefiting from this outstanding facility.
Guests were welcomed to the Health & Social Care Academy where they had the chance to network with one another, before listening to Amy Yorke, the Health & Social Care Academy Business Centre Manager welcome guests with a brief presentation about the Academy and its story so far. This was followed by a few words from special guest Dave Thompson, Chief Executive at Warrington Disability Partnership, with whom the college has a strong partnership. Guests were also treated to a talk from Kelsey Siddall, Warrington & Vale Royal College HNC student, who has seen huge success during her time at the college. She delivered a heart-warming speech about her educational journey and how, with the support of the fantastic tutors and facilities at the college, she is pursuing her dream career in the health and social care sector.