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Free book giveaway to celebrate World Book Night 26th of April 2016

On Monday 25th April, we will marking World Book Night (WBN) by giving away free books at the start of the working day.  The aim is to encourage learners who currently don’t read for pleasure (36% of the UK population) to discover the joy of getting stuck into a book! If learners are given a read more

Scouts visit College to experience Games Design
Scouts visit college for Games Design experience 8th of April 2016

Scouts from the 21st Kidderminster Brinton Park troop visited Kidderminster College for a Games Development lesson, courtesy of Zara and Steve, Games Development Lecturers at Kidderminster College. Working in teams they first designed a game on paper before they were set the task of creating a leve...

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Advanced Leaner Loan
Have you heard about the Advanced Learner Loan? 7th of April 2016

If you’re aged 19 or over (24 or over if your course begins before 1 August 2016) and want to study A Levels, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, or a Level 3 to 6 (Level 3 or 4 only if your course begins before 1 August 2016) Vocational Qualification, you’ll need to pay your read more

Students take part in Auschwitz project 1st of April 2016

Kidderminster College Sport and Public Services students made a day trip to Auschwitz as part of a project run by the Holocaust Educational Trust. The students, along with other schools from across the West Midlands, were chosen to join the tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of the Lessons from Aus...

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Benji Ashcroft
College employee raises money for Benji Ashcroft 1st of April 2016

Kidderminster College employee, Kerry McNaney, ran a half marathon at the weekend, raising money for young cancer sufferer Benji Ashcroft, to enable him and his family to travel abroad to undergo treatment for his condition. Benji has been diagnosed with a rare form of muscular cancer and requires s...

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Kathleen Sandford National Apprenticeship Winner
Apprentice wins top award at National Apprenticeship Awards... 1st of April 2016

A Kidderminster College administration apprentice, Kathleen Sandford, from The Community Housing Group (TCHG) in Kidderminster, seized the top award at the National Apprenticeship Service Awards, held in London. To qualify for the award, she had to win the West Midlands regional award in November 20...

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Kathleen Sandford National Apprenticeship Winner
Worcestershire apprenticeship grant extended for 5th year 1st of April 2016

Worcestershire businesses and young people will benefit from a £50,000 boost to help increase the number of apprentices. The money has been invested by Wyre Forest District Council, and companies will be able to apply for up to £7,500 to support the hire of local apprentices.  The council has bee...

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Kidderminster College World Book Night
College chosen as World Book Night volunteer 1st of April 2016

World Book Night takes place on 23rd April, an annual celebration of reading and books, bringing together a powerful collaboration of national partners – publishers, printers, distributors, libraries, booksellers, private donors, trusts and foundations. This year, Kidderminster College has bee...

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Georgian Fashion Show
Learners take part in georgian fashion show 1st of April 2016

Coming to Kidderminster College to train in our award winning hair and beauty courses offers many different learning and industry experience Four hairdressing Level 3 learners Natalia, Sadie, Emily and Elisha took part in the Georgian Fashion Show at Wolverhampton Art Gallery last week to enhance th...

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Music Masterclasses welcome industry legends... 3rd of January 2016

Our Music Performance courses at Level 1, 2, 3 and HND level, are highly popular, industry led courses, which offer learners the opportunity to develop the skillset and knowledge to work within the music industry....

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