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World class engineering in Burnley in the news

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The story of excellence in world class engineering in Burnley is to be given a global television and radio audience on Friday 20 February. Beginning with a feature on BBC Radio Five Live at 8.45am based on the industry success stories of AMS Neve, UCLan, Aircelle and the growing manufacturing sector in Burnley. The world class engineering in Burnley and the substantial growth within the manufacturing industry here was also recently covered in the Financial Times and has gathered a great deal of ...
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Simon Jordan's blog - February 2015

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We're only a week into February and this month is already proving to be an important one for Themis, as we have been made finalists for not one but two prestigious awards. We are finalists for the Apprenticeships 4 England "Training Provider of the Year" award and as winners in 2014 it's a real honour to be put forward once again. We'll find out on Tuesday 3 March if we have been successful (fingers crossed!) The Red Rose Awards are also just around the corner and the whole Themis team are thril...
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Fearns Community Sports College Student Alistair Watson entered the Themis competition at our Apprenticeship Open Event on 13 October. The Themis competition, which offered an iPad Mini as it's grand prize, asked visitors to the Open Event to share why they'd like to be an Apprentice, or why they think Apprenticeships are a great career option for young people. Alistair's thoughtful answer impressed the judges so much that he was named the outright winner and he was presented with his rightfu...
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In Pictures: Year 9 and 10 event

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Burnley College Year 9 and 10 event was last night, thank you to all who attended and made it such a great evening. Here are some pictures of the night - there will be a larger album on our Facebook page too for visitors who'd like to try and spot themselves in the crowd! [SlideDeck2 id=3217] The Year 9 and 10 event was held to give school pupils a chance to find out what options and opportunities they have no matter what choices they make after their GCSEs. Burnley College were joined by Burn...
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| Categories: News, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, furniture show, media, Show Off | Tags: burnley college year 9 and 10 event , event , higher education , news , school leavers , year 9 | View Count: (1507)
Today, BBC Radio Lancashire spoke to Themis apprentices about the growing popularity of Apprenticeships in England. Getting a job after leaving school, college or even university can be tough for young people, which may be one of the main reasons Apprenticeships are rapidly increasing in popularity. Themis Apprenticeships have quickly become some of the most sought-after courses in Lancashire and BBC Radio Lancashire came to Burnley College campus to speak to some of Themis' Apprentices about th...
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| Categories: News, UCLAN, Events, art, Teenage Cancer Trust, York University, health and wellbeing, Health & Social Care, Iris Suite | Tags: Apprenticeships , BBC Radio Lancashire , Burnley College , news , Themis | View Count: (1510)
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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| Categories: News, Burnley College Sixth Form, Sixth Form, football, physical education, business, year 9, school leavers | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form , computing , IT , news , outstanding achievement , scholarship | View Count: (1453)
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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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| Categories: News, Burnley College Sixth Form, Sixth Form, football, event, computing, art | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form , business , event , news | View Count: (1648)
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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| Categories: News, Burnley College Sixth Form, Events, Sixth Form, football, engineering, scholarship, business | Tags: aerospace , Burnley College Sixth Form , engineering , news , scholarship | View Count: (1347)
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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| Categories: extra curricular, News, Burnley College Sixth Form, Sixth Form, football, physical education, music, aerospace | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form , extra curricular , music , news , outstanding achievement | View Count: (1471)
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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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| Categories: extra curricular, News, Burnley College Sixth Form, Sixth Form, football, outstanding achievement, physical education, sports science, Music | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form , extra curricular , football , news , outstanding achievement , physical education , sports science | View Count: (1347)
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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| Categories: extra curricular, News, Trip, Burnley College Sixth Form, Sixth Form, Aircelle, French, languages, news, football | Tags: A Levels , Aircelle , Burnley College Sixth Form , extra curricular , French , languages , news | View Count: (2015)