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Countdown to Enrolment

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Enrolment is only a few days away and College is already getting ready to welcome our newly accepted students. Enrolment day is exciting but it's understandable that it can also be a little confusing, especially at busier periods. Here are some tips to help you enrol quickly and easily so that you'll be ready and raring to go in September. If you're a returning student, enrolment is much the same as last year Although you'll be coming in on a different day to the newly starting students, your pr...
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| Categories: News, UCLAN, UCLAN Burnley, Events, Sixth Form, York University, Anxiety, Mental Health Awareness Week, University Event, Awards, The Education Awards, debating, volunteering, Avenue Q, Food Safety | Tags: enrolment , Sixth Form | View Count: (1646)
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Another year of Outstanding A Level Success!

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Outstanding students at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre achieved a staggering 99.8% pass rate with around a quarter of all students achieving A* or A grades at this year's results day celebrations. 89% of students achieved at least one high grade at A* - C and 58% of students achieved at least one top grade A*-B. High performing subject areas included Mathematics, English, Language and Literature, Sociology, Chemistry, Media and Psychology. Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has a proven learn...
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Outstanding Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student Aneila Afsar brushed aside some the best Taekwondo athletes in the country to win the British International Open in London. The A Level student bulldozed her way to the final, winning her quarter final clash by a staggering 18-0. The semi-final was another one-sided affair, with Aneila beating her opponent by 17-5. The final against Hollie Best-Dutton of the TKD Academy in Liverpool proved her toughest test, though she overcame a strong oppo...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, University Event, Awards | Tags: | View Count: (1470)
A brand new Young Engineers programme at Burnley College will help engineering bright sparks of the future gain experience from top local employers. Companies including WEC, Aircelle, Hycrome, Paradigm Precision and Pennine Tooling have all joined forces with Burnley College to create a specialist Young Engineers Programme, aimed at providing young people with the experience they need to begin a career in engineering. East Lancashire's engineering sector is growing rapidly and over the next fiv...
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| Categories: Events, Sixth Form, Oxbridge, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, Awards, GCSE | Tags: engineering , Young Engineers Programme | View Count: (1726)
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre Student, Simon Szarko will join the University of Bristol to study Robotics following outstanding results in his Advanced Level Diploma in Electronic Engineering. Simon joined Burnley College after studying at Blessed Trinity RC High School and has been a high achiever since he began his Advanced Level course. As a student representative for his Electronic Engineering, he's also encouraged others to take an interest in the rapidly growing sector. Completing his...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, News, Events, scholarship, York University, Awards, CISCO | Tags: Electronic Engineering , progression , Robotics | View Count: (1377)
Outstanding Advanced Level Travel and Tourism student William Lammiman,17, has successfully secured a full time position at the Royal Toby Hotel, Rochdale. Recently awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, the hotel has a long-standing reputation of excellence and is a popular wedding and conference venue with a busy and highly-rated restaurant visited by hundreds of guests every week. William Lammiman, who studied his Advanced Travel and Tourism Diploma at Burnley College Sixth Form Cent...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, York University, Awards | Tags: Advanced Travel and Tourism , Burnley College Sixth Form Centre | View Count: (1608)
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A Burnley College Birding Summary - Spring 2015

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The following guest post is by A Level Biology tutor Rosie Walton who loves birds and in her spare time, helps the RSPB to count and conserve the many species which visit our shores.  Burnley College has some great habitats surrounding the campus where a number of species of birds from near and far call their home each year and Rosie has been keeping an eye on these visitors over the spring. 2015 has been cold, wet and windy but despite this we have seen both our resident and summer visiting bi...
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| Categories: News, Events, York University, Awards | Tags: A Levels , Biology , birding , Burnley College , habitat , nature | View Count: (1648)
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In Pictures: The Burnley College Ambassadors' Ball

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On Thursday 25 June, Burnley College's hard-working Ambassadors celebrated at their well-earned Ambassadors' Ball at the Higher Trapp Hotel, Simonstone The annual event, organised by the Ambassador team, is a major event in the Burnley College calendar which looks to reward the hard work and dedication the Ambassadors give to College during their time as a volunteer. The Ambassador Scheme is a prestigious programme open to outstanding first year Advanced students.  It instills a strong work e...
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| Categories: News, Sixth Form, York University, Awards, Carpentry and Joinery | Tags: Ambassadors , Ambassadors Ball , Burnley College , Burnley College Sixth Form Centre | View Count: (1691)
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: (1566)
This month we're celebrating the amazing work our Creative Arts and Media students produce in two weeks of Show Off art shows and performances. Starting off with a gallery presentation of our outstanding students' work in the Atrium throughout the whole two week event, the Show Off festival is definitely a highlight of the College year. Giving students the opportunity to display their work and perform in public gets them ready for progressing into thriving creative careers and each piece, perfo...
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| Categories: News, York University, Awards, Gas | Tags: Creative Arts and Media , Show Off | View Count: (1748)
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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre tops the tables!

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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre's Health, Early Years, Care and Public Services departments have been named the most successful in the country for 16-18 year olds. This fantastic news has come following the release of the Skills Funding Agency’s performance tables, and confirmed Burnley College Sixth Form Centre as the number one place to study if you want the best chance of success in these areas. The tables identify those further education providers who have the best long term success with...
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| Categories: 24+ Loans, News, York University, Awards, it, Construction and Building Services | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form Centre | View Count: (1448)
The Construction and Future Technologies Centre has welcomed a brand new building project for students in the form of a purpose-built bungalow. Giving students the opportunity to use their construction training and skills to build a full-scale bungalow in the Construction and Future Technologies Centre from start to finish. The frame for the bungalow was delivered over the half-term period. Watch it being installed below. Students have now set to work building walls, plastering, taking care ...
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| Categories: 24+ Loans, News, music, Burnley College Arts Week, York University, Apprenticeships, furniture show, UCLan, Awards, Vacancy Docs | Tags: Construction , Construction and Future Technologies Centre | View Count: (1353)
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