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Honours Students go for Gold

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Honours Students go for Gold
Three of Burnley College Sixth Form Centre's Honours Students, who have recently taken part in summer placements for the Nuffeild Research Foundation, are currently in the process of applying for a CREST Gold Award.
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Advanced Level Students Visit Bradford University's STEM Lab
Advanced Level Burnley College Sixth Form Students Visited Bradford University to Work in State-of-the-Art STEM Lab
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Students collaborate with Turner Prize nominee

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Students collaborate with Turner Prize nominee
A group of Advanced Burnley College Sixth Form Centre Fine Art and Art and Design students are collaborating with British Young Contemporary and Turner Prize nominee Mark Titchner and FACT Liverpool to produce a collection of works of art to be displayed in Burnley. Burnley College Sixth Form Centre Advanced Art students Imogen Smith and Isobel Duckworth, Burnley joined Burnley College Sixth Form Centre AS Level Art students Naomi Humphreys, Ellie Towers and Nicole Stiff. Mark was chosen a...
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Cody’s still our winner!

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Cody’s still our winner!
Weeks of gruelling competition have ended with Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s famous student Cody Frost getting through to the grand finale of BBC’s talent finding programme, The Voice. Advanced Music student Cody wowed audiences after her first on-screen audition saw her singing ABBA’s hit “Lay All your Love On Me”, forcing judges Paloma Faith, Boy George and Ricky Wilson to fight over who would become Cody’s mentor. Of course, Cody chose the mento...
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Many MPs start their political career as a member of the Youth Parliament, and Burnley College Sixth Form Centre A Level student Joseph Oldfield is no exception. Starting as a member of the Youth Council at The Zone, Burnley, Joseph, from the Queens Park Road area of Burnley, was elected to represent Burnley as the borough’s only Member of Youth Parliament in the recent Youth Parliament Election. Joseph will be the first Member of Youth Parliament for Burnley to speak in the House of Co...
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Holly Welsby’s hard work and determination to pursue her dreams has led to her acceptance into Churchill College, Cambridge University to join a prestigious Alumni of more than 30 Nobel Prize winners. Holly, a former pupil at St Christopher’s’ CE High School will be making the leap from Church, Accrington to Cambridge to read Psychological and Behavioural Studies at the specialist science, technology and engineering college, subjects she has been passionate about since her A...
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Former A level student Charlotte Dickinson, 20, from the Ightenhill area of Burnley beat strong competition from local students to gain the prestigious Stocks Massey Bequest bursary as one of only two selected beneficiaries.                                              &n...
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Advanced Students visit Protected Conservation Areas

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   Red Squirrels in Hawes, North Yorkshire   A group of advanced students had the opportunity to visit two protected conservation areas in Hawes and Aysgarth to help Ian Court, Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s Wildlife Conservation Officer with the Squirrel and Dormouse Re-Introduction Programme.   Students with Ian Court in Hawes, North Yorkshire Students had to use ecology and data from the website provided by YDNPA to record any improvements...
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We love a fast and furiously productive year, but surely it can’t be November already? It is though, and that means it’s time for our last Sixth Form Open Event of 2015 tonight from 5.30pm – 8.30pm. You’ll be able to tour our outstanding facilities, including our state of the art Human Performance Centre and new Construction and Future Technologies Centre; the Centre of Engineering Excellence, the always popular Travel and Tourism aircraft fuselage and mock travel agen...
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The University of Manchester "Atmospheres" sociology conference was attended by highly regarded specialists and delegates from all over the world. The following blog post is an account from AS Level Student Joe Mason-Jones who worked at this prestigious event, rubbing shoulders with some of the world’s most prominent psychologists, geographers and sociologists. [caption id="attachment_17751" align="alignright" width="300"] David Morgan Atmospheres...
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What to expect at our next Sixth Form Open Event

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The next Burnley College Sixth Form Open Event takes place on Monday 2 November from 5.30pm – 8.30pm If you’re eager to find out what it’s like to be a student here at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre or you’re wondering what our outstanding facilities are like to work in, our Sixth Form Open Event is the best place to satisfy your curiosities. Lecturers from every subject area will be on hand to talk about the type of studies you’d embark on in their classes an...
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Get a fresh, vertical perspective on our specialist climbing wall. In case you didn’t already know, students at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre are adept at creating their own special interest groups. From the well-attended and fiercely competitive Debate Club to the new and exciting digital world of the Raspberry Pi Club, the College welcomes students with abilities and skills from all areas to set up extra-curricular clubs to get everyone involved. One of our most popular clubs is t...
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