New College Worcester (NCW), Whittington Road, Worcester, WR5 2JX
01905 763933

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Outreach Work and Support for Mainstream Schools

The extensive experience and expertise of staff at NCW underpins our Outreach programme which provides a wide range of advice and support to those working with or supporting young people who are blind or visually impaired.

This includes teachers and teaching assistants who support visually impaired students in educational settings across the country, support agencies and parents and families. This can include on-site training for staff, detailed reviews and reports, teaching services or a package of support for an individual student.

Training and Resources

The College also offers free or very low cost events to professionals to give them the opportunity to meet subject teachers at NCW, get hands-on experience of specialist equipment and get practical support and advice on specific curriculum areas of their choice. Click here for dates and details of how to book.

It may also be possible to request a QTVI from NCW to visit you for a consultation day tailored to your specific requirements. A fee would be applicable.

If you would like to enquire about the College Outreach programme, ask about free teaching resources or advice, please contact Dr Jeanette Normanton Erry jnormantonerry@ncw.co.uk or call 01905 763933.

How to Videos

How eat using cutlery

Demonstrating some of the methods we teach at New College Worcester which make our learners more comfortable, aware and precise with their eating techniques.


How to make drinks independently

For our learners who are visually impaired, simply getting a glass of water can be a challenging task. Here’s how we can make it less daunting.


How to spread butter onto bread

This video demonstrates teaching of how to spread butter onto bread, working towards preparing meals independently.


How to create a tactile diagram

A simple guide on how you can quickly create a tactile diagram for a blind or partially sighted student using a laptop and swell paper. These can be used in a classroom or exam situation.


How to light Bunsen burner

A practical guide on how a blind or partially sighted student can light a Bunsen burner safely and independently.


How to plot a graph

Step by step instructions on how blind or partially sighted students can create a tactile graph using simple equipment. These techniques can be used in a classroom or exam situation.