Category Archives: The College

Career Academy Success

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Posted: Fri 12th June 2015

Michael Lennox, has won one of seven awards in the UK recognising his progress on the Career Academy programme, run at the Bournville College.

The Stroke Association visit Bournville College and Make May Purple

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Posted: Wed 13th May 2015

As part of the Stroke Awareness Month to Make May Purple, The Stroke Association will be visiting supported learning students at Bournville College to raise awareness of the signs, symptoms and risk factors of stroke.

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Students visit neonatal unit at Birmingham Women’s Hospital

Posted: Tue 5th May 2015

A group of Bournville College students studying childcare were given a first-hand opportunity to visit neonatal unit at Birmingham Women’s Hospital (BWH). BWH’s charity, Tiny Babies Big Appeal, is Bournville College’s nominated charity for 2015.

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Student Team Cook and Serve competition 2015 at Bournville College

Posted: Tue 28th April 2015

Eleven student teams from across the country competed in a gastronomic challenge organised by the British Culinary Federation (BCF). The event which was held at Bournville College was the 14th Student Team Cook and Serve Challenge organised by the BCF and sponsored by 3663, Robot Coupe and supported by Contacto.

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Bournville College is a lead college in computing

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Posted: Mon 20th April 2015

Bournville College has been recognised for its IT specialism, as the only Birmingham College to become a lead school in the Network of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science. This initiative, supported by The Department For Education, CPHC, Microsoft and Google, will enable teachers in schools to increase their knowledge and gain confidence as the government […]

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Mother’s day arrived early in Birmingham Women’s Hospital

Posted: Fri 20th March 2015

Twelve students of hairdressing visited Birmingham Women’s Hospital last week to pamper new mums and mums to be in a special pre-Mother’s day treat.

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Local MPs attend Beatfreeks event to raise political awareness in Bournville College students.

Posted: Thu 26th February 2015

Beatfreeks was formed in January 2013, before being officially incorporated as an organisation in June 2013. The Birmingham based organisation aims to pioneer new ways of engaging, empowering and developing people and spaces through a blend of arts, media, training, leadership and enterprise. The political interest levels of young people in the UK has been […]

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Gold medal for the Marketing Team

Posted: Thu 8th January 2015

Bournville College is the best at event management, according to a prestigious national award. The marketing team scooped a gold award for Event Management, at a glittering College Marketing Network awards ceremony in Bracknell, beating colleges across the country. The award was for the centenary celebrations last year, which saw over four hundred visitors join […]

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College appoints an interim principal

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Posted: Fri 19th December 2014

Bournville College has appointed Michele Sutton, OBE, as interim Principal and Chief Executive. Michele’s appointment follows the retirement of Norman Cave, who left the College last month due to ill health after twelve years at the helm. She joins the College on 5th January and will remain in the role until a permanent successor is […]

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