NEST – Nottingham Education Sanctuary Team

NEST is a full-time educational provision for asylum seeker and refugee young people, aged 15-19 years. As a specialist provision for newly arrived asylum seekers and refugees who are new to English, many have NO previous formal educational experience and no literacy in first language.

One of the core aims is to prepare them to achieve qualifications at Entry Levels in Functional Skills Maths, Functional Skills ICT and English in the form of ESOL Skills for Life.