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04 JUL

College learner aims to follow hot on heels of Usain Bolt

An IT learner at Kidderminster College has been selected to represent his county at the English Schools’ Track & Field Championships. Sprinter Edward Fussi, 18, will be running the 100m at the event which is being held at The Alexander Stadium from July 10 to 12, and hopes to dip officially below the magical 11second barrier for the first time. Fussi, who trains at Stourport Athletics ...

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College learner aims to follow hot on heels of Usain Bolt
04 JUL

Hair-raising stunt to raise transplant awareness...

A Kidderminster College learner is going to have his head shaved on Monday, July 7 to raise awareness and money for people who need organ transplants. Jordan Baker, 19, from Stourport, wants to mark the start of National Transplant Week (July 7-14) as this is also the anniversary of when his father passed away nine years ago. His father, David, was just 38 when he died but the bi-lateral lung...

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Hair-raising stunt to raise transplant awareness...
27 JUN

June open day

Kidderminster College held a very successful open day on June 21 with a range of activities on offer including football, tennis, facepainting and pizza making to name but a few. College staff were also on hand to let potential students know more about the courses on offer and the type of activities involved including mountain biking, canoeing and spraypainting cars. There is still time to r...

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June open day
25 JUN

Kidderminster Youth Dance Company reaches national final

A fledgling youth dance company from Kidderminster has been recognised as one of the UK's top groups, outperforming more than 200 other dance artists to gain a place in a major national dance event. Translucent Youth Dance Company, based at Kidderminster College, will be one of highlights of 'U Dance 2014'; a national dance festival that showcases the best in youth dance from all over the country...

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Kidderminster Youth Dance Company reaches national final
25 JUN

Two students gain Access to Higher Education Learner Awards

Two Kidderminster College students, Max Carrington and Debbie Preece, have been awarded the Access to Higher Education Award 2014 in recognition of the way studying has transformed their lives. Max has gone from being homeless to studying at University to become a clinical psychologist while Debbie, a former drug addict and single mother of five, is to pursue a career in social work. Each yea...

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Two students gain Access to Higher Education Learner Awards
13 JUN

College students in Pirates of the Caribbean...But not as you know it!

Kidderminster College bridging students put on a fantastic display in their own version of Pirates of the Caribbean – But not as you know it? where Jack Sparrow and his crew caused disruption for Elizabeth and her friends on a day out to Wolverhampton! The students had been rehearsing in their drama lessons where they chose dances and songs for the show and all put on a really confident per...

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College students in Pirates of the Caribbean...But not as you know it!
10 JUN

Kidderminster College invite you to their Summer Open Day...

On Saturday 21st June between 11 a.m. and 2.00 p.m., Kidderminster College will be holding their Summer Open Day featuring activities and demonstrations to showcase the courses and facilities offered at the College.Members of the public can take a tour in and around the College. There will be live music, dance and musical theatre performances, FREE hair and beauty treatments, Games Desig...

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Kidderminster College invite you to their Summer Open Day...
05 JUN

Ex College student's game downloaded more than 5 million times

A former Kidderminster College student is celebrating after the first game he designed has received more than 5 million downloads as well as getting rave reviews from users.  Jakrapong Saenyabut, 23, was a student on the College’s Level 3 Creative Media Production (Games Development) from 2010 to 2012 and before that he studied for one year on the Level Two ICT course.  Origi...

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Ex College student's game downloaded more than 5 million times
04 JUN

Severn Fest Music Festival promises to be a fun family event...

SEVERN FEST 2014 is a music festival offering fun for the whole family, an eclectic mix of fabulous bands, a showcase for local talent & lots more. The event will be held at Alveley Recreation ground on Sunday 22nd June and is a family day out with a huge selection of craft stalls, children’s rides, food and drink from around the world and games and activities. Activities will be tak...

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Severn Fest Music Festival promises to be a fun family event...
03 JUN

Spotlight on Landbased Studies...

Kidderminster College is currently enrolling students for Level 1 and 2 full-time Landbased Studies courses. Work will involve looking after a variety of animals on a small holding, visiting local nature reserves to learn about conservation and developing a wide range of horticulture skills at a local park.  It is aimed at students who wish to develop their practical skills as well as improv...

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Spotlight on Landbased Studies...