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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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| 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: (1561)
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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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UCLan Burnley Students Meet Olympic Medalists

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Sport students from the University of Central Lancashire’s Burnley Campus were recently given the exciting opportunity to meet Olympic medalists during a trip to the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield. The trip was organised to give students an insight into the state-of-the-art facilities and the work ethic needed to succeed in a career within elite level sports. Foundation degree students in Sports Coaching, Sports Science and Health and Personal Training visited the EIS and took p...
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Burnley College was filled with celebration and excitement as students received exceptional A Level results. Outstanding students at the Burnley College Sixth Form Centre achieved a staggering 99.8% pass rate and a record number of top A* - B grades. These results are particularly impressive as Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has the largest selection of A Level subjects across Pennine Lancashire. 35 out of 36 A Level subjects achieved 100% pass rate and some of the highest performing subject...
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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has once again shown its dedication to helping young people achieve their career aspirations by inviting Hameldon Community College pupils to learn from its passionate tutors in its outstanding facilities. Pupils have visited Burnley College’s Centre for Engineering Excellence as well as the A Level, Sport and Public Services and Health and Social Development divisions in recent weeks, where the experience has already begun to inspire them in defining their ca...
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Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has a range of sports academies that have continued to excel in regional and national championships throughout 2013. All teams are performing higher than any other Lancashire College. Successes include: Men’s Football We were the highest performing College football team in East Lancashire when our 1st XI finished  3rd place in the British College’s Elite League.  The team also reached the quarter finals of the Men’s National Cup for the second consecutive ...
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