New £12m college adds café to its state of the art facilities

Schools, Libraries and Learning
10:51, Wednesday, 4th October 2023

Trent View College, North Lincolnshire’s newest school, has opened its new café for pupils and visitors.

The Trent Brew will be opening to the public after October half term, serving a selection of tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes.

As well as serving great food and drink the café will be used to teach students skills for the hospitality trade.

The cafe joins the other amazing facilities at the site on West Common Lane in Scunthorpe – including a hydrotherapy pool, horticultural area, a garage, a health and beauty workshop and sensory rooms.

The college provides specialist training and support to young people aged between 16 and 19 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Places are still available – please look at details on the Trent View College website to join one of the Look See events and find out more.

Cllr Julie Reed, cabinet member for children and families, said: “Trent View College has now opened its doors to welcome our young adults with complex special educational needs. This will enable the opportunity for independent living skills and skills for employment.

“Our aspiration aligns with our One Family Approach to offer all children and young adults access to high quality educational and social facilities right here in our county of North Lincolnshire. This new café will provide real catering and customer service experience for pupils which we hope will lead to local employment opportunities.

“There are still some places available at the college for local young people so if this would suit you or a member of your family please get in touch.”

Sarah Parker, principal of the college, added: “The addition of our cafe allows students to extend their skills developed in our catering kitchen to further enhance their employability skills by interacting with customers.

“As well as developing skills for employability students are developing essential skills for life.”