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If you're about to leave school and are wondering what to do next, our year 9 and 10 event was made for you! On Thursday 8th May 2014 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, our Year 9 and 10 event will take place, aimed at helping pupils to decide what’s next after school. It's a challenging time right now for school leavers, with GCSEs and big decisions like choosing a sixth form and deciding what to do after school is over coming all at once. Our year 9 and 10 event has been created to help students make t...
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Students Make Art Out of Recycled Books

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Old books at Burnley Library were given a new lease of life in a collaboration between Advanced Level Art and Design students from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre and year 9 students from Unity College. In a series of three sessions planned and delivered by the Sixth Form students, groups worked together to cut, fold and paint books that were due to be recycled, to create stunning 3D pieces of artwork.  The idea was taken from previous artwork the students had created, which is currently on d...
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An outstanding student at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has had his hard work recognised by being nominated for a prestigious scholarship provided by technology company CAE, which works with international high-tech firms such as Dell, Toshiba and Microsoft. Talha Abbas, an Advanced Level Computing student, produced a report on the use of CISCO networking in his studies and how it can be put into use within businesses and organisations.  He is one of just ten students across the country to h...
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Burnley College Students See the Big Picture

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Two lucky Burnley College Sixth Form students were recently invited by Lloyds Banking Group to an evening of regional business insight. Advanced Level Business students Ellie Johnson and Kaylea McVay joined over 200 prominent local business figures including Alison Cameron-Brandwood,  Assistant Principal of Sixth Form and University at Burnley College. The Manchester event entitled ‘The Big Picture: Taking Your Business to the Next Level’ included a topical debate facilitated by BBC Newsnight...
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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre recently hosted the first North West Aerospace Alliance University Challenge; a competition focused on recognising new talent in the aerospace industry. Eight teams from North West businesses and universities competed against each other for the chance to win £1500 funded through the Royal Aeronautical Society Centennial Scholarship Fund. During the competition groups took part in a series of testing challenges to prove their innovation, business acumen, problem...
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Talented Burnley College Sixth Form Centre student Megan J. Ingham has continued the College’s run of exceptional success in the music industry by performing at the prestigious Association of Colleges’ Gala Dinner at the International Convention Centre. The event topped off a hugely successful twelve months for the Advanced Level Performing Arts student and former pupil of St Christopher’s C of E High School. Megan released her second single ‘Cry Don’t Cry’ (DocRedeye Music) in July and f...
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England Colleges Goalkeeper On The Ball for Success

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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s reputation for developing outstanding talent in sport is highlighted again with the recent success of 17 year old Sports Science and Physical Education student Marcus Burgess. The Burnley College Academy of Sport goalkeeper, who trains with Everton twice a week and plays first-team football for Padiham Football Club, was recently called up to the England Colleges Men’s Football team, who he represented against U19’s Australian Schools earlier this week. Th...
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A Level students from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre had the exciting opportunity of interacting with multilingual employees during a recent trip to local aerospace factory Aircelle. Physics and Foreign Language students took part in the visit, which included a tour translated into French by an Aircelle employee. The students were able to ask questions in French to gain an insight into how languages can be applied to a practical context. The experience allowed students to see how the knowle...
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Burnley College Family Day Keeps on Giving

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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre was delighted to present two lucky winners with iPad Minis following their attendance at a recent open event. Laura Nichols and Alan McDonald, both from Burnley, returned to the College to be presented with their prizes. The competition was part of the recent Family Day, where the College opened its doors to families and those interested in the wide range of courses available. The event is always a tremendous success and this year visitors enjoyed an abundance ...
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