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Students studying care, early years, health and social development and childcare have been awarded with top prizes this year at their annual presentation evening. Celebrating the outstanding achievements of students in the division over the past twelve months were members of staff and the families of students themselves, who were invited to the College for a formal presentation evening. The Burnley College care, early years and health and social development courses have been named as having the...
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Learning about healthy eating and looking after the environment are important lessons for the pupils of St Peter's School, Burnley. As part of their lessons, the school's Year 4 pupils joined College staff members to take part in some exciting outdoor and environmental inspired activities as part of Growing Up With Burnley College, an event aimed at teaching children the importance of the wildlife and plants at our doorsteps. First on the agenda for the day was a planting exercise, which took p...
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| Categories: News, Teenage Cancer Trust, Oxbridge, York University, university, University Event | Tags: Growing Up With Burnley College , St Peter's School | View Count: (1705)
Public Services students at Burnley College have proved yet again that they're tough to beat! The team of seven students travelled down to Surrey to take part in the annual National Public Services Competition at Brooklands College. The students were offered this opportunity as part of their course at Burnley College, which was named the most successful in the country for results and progression in public services. Over the course of the weekend the group took part in twelve competitive activit...
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| Categories: News, Events, Teenage Cancer Trust, University Event, Awards | Tags: National Public Services Competition , public services | View Count: (1735)
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What exactly is Public Services?

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At Burnley College, our Public Services course is full of surprises. What does Public Services mean to you? A career in the Armed Forces? The beginning of a journey into the police service? An alternative to A Level study? Burnley College's Public Services courses are adapted to suit the unique needs that careers in the uniformed services have, using knowledge and special skills from real Public Services professionals. This is partly why we have the highest success rates in the country.  
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| Categories: Trip, Events, art, Teenage Cancer Trust, trip, Burnley College Performance Theatre, Cathy Crabb, drama, The Bubbler, theatre | Tags: | View Count: (1585)
A resurgence of heritage skills has led to Adult learners taking on unique courses. Lead the old school revolution with our stone masonry course. You may have a passion for art and an interest in sculpture. You may love to create beautiful stone items for your home and garden. You might enjoy DIY and feel ready for a challenge. You may even be looking to start a new and interesting career. Whatever the reason, you've found out about Burnley College Stone Masonry and you're intrigued. We don't bl...
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| Categories: Events, art, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, University Event | Tags: Adult Courses , Adult Learning , Burnley College Adult Courses , stone masonry | View Count: (1939)
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Get hands-on at our Open Event tonight

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From 5.30pm - 7.30pm tonight, you'll be able to take part in some fantastic hands-on activities as you explore our facilities at our Open Event tonight. As well as being able to talk to current students and tutors about what it's like to study here at Burnley College, you'll be able to visit the outstanding facilities provided for every course. So, if you're interested in English and History, you'll have the opportunity to visit the A Levels Active LEarning Zone and classrooms, taking part in my...
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| Categories: Teenage Cancer Trust, York University | Tags: Burnley College , open event | View Count: (1435)
Former A Levels student Tabitha Deadman chose to change her life by volunteering abroad. Could you do it? The following is a guest post by Tabitha, all about her experiences as a student, a volunteer and more recently about her life as volunteering abroad in India with Project Trust. I've always done some sort of volunteering. Before college I helped to organise community events with my mum's work, packed bags with my high school for charity and worked with animal shelters and charity shops too...
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| Categories: Events, Sixth Form, Teenage Cancer Trust, University Event, The Education Awards | Tags: Volunteering , volunteering abroad | View Count: (1603)
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Plan your next steps now

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This week our Twitter Q+A session will be about what you can do next. It's never to early to think about the future!   Our Twitter Q+As are the perfect opportunity to ask your burning questions and we're here to answer them all between 4pm - 5pm on Thursday 5 February. Find us on Twitter: @BurnleyCollege. Of course, we're on hand every day to speak to you about College life, but on Thursday our next steps Q+A will be supported by careers advisors and student services who will be able to giv...
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| Categories: Teenage Cancer Trust, A level results, adjustment | Tags: next steps , Twitter Q+A | View Count: (1357)
Outstanding Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student Aneila Afsar beat competition from some of the world’s leading taekwondo athletes to win a Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships in Edinburgh. Aneila won 3-1 in her first bout of the competition, before defeating her Australian opponent in the second round by technical knock-out after the fight was brought to a halt by the referee. She then claimed the Gold with a comprehensive 13-8 victory in the final of the competition...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, News, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, Vacancy Docs | Tags: Aneila Afsar , elite athlete programme | View Count: (1824)
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Volunteering - do some good in your spare time!

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Here at College we have our very own Volunteering Service to help you find interesting, exciting and worthwhile spare time activities. Volunteering is the perfect way to gain new skills and find new interesting and fun things to do with your spare time. Taking the time to help out in a range of roles is something any Student can do and depending on your hobbies, interests and individual skills you may end up with a more permanent way to do the things you love. It might seem like there aren't ...
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| Categories: UCLAN, Events, Sixth Form, art, Teenage Cancer Trust, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, Burnley College Rugby Academy, Performance | Tags: enrichment , Volunteering | View Count: (1527)
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Awards for Excellence 2014

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The Burnley College Awards for Excellence 2014 took place in a glittering ceremony full of entertainment and excitement. With awards presented to outstanding students from A Levels, AS Levels, Advanced Vocational and Pre-Advanced Vocational courses, the Awards for Excellence were the perfect opportunity to congratulate students' hard work and celebrate their time and achievements at Burnley College. Presenting the Awards for Excellence was former student Katie Murgatroyd who was an outstandi...
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| Categories: Events, Sixth Form, music, Teenage Cancer Trust, Burnley College Arts Week, York University, University Event, enrolment, important dates, Adult Learning, Calendar, Minutes | Tags: Awards for Excellence , Awards for Excellence 2014 | View Count: (1610)
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Day 2: Cat Fothergill's European Summer School Blog

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As an English participant in this European Summer School, it only seems right to start off this post with a complaint about the rainy weather. You might argue that I should be used to it, but the torrential downpour meant that our afternoon of canoeing, which I was really looking forward to, had to be cancelled and that left me pretty grumpy. Instead we visited a massive cathedral with beautiful carvings and stained glass windows, and then we visited an art museum displaying locally made tapest...
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