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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...
30 MAY

College launches new centre to help people into work

Kidderminster College has held its first jobs fair in its newly-created employability hub, attracting more than 70 jobseekers. The event, aimed at the growing health and social care sector, offered jobseekers the chance to meet prospective employers and also apply for actual job vacancies with College staff on hand to support them. Jennie Short, Head of Department for Employer Engagement (pict...

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College launches new centre to help people into work
30 MAY

Eight Games Design students off to University

Eight games design students from Kidderminster College are celebrating after gaining places to study at University. The students, who have been studying Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Games Design and Development, are all going to Staffordshire University and aim to pursue careers in the industry. Tracey Lewis, programme leader for Games Design, said: “I am delighted that so many of our student...

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Eight Games Design students off to University
29 MAY

Two College students win national awards

Kidderminster College hair and beauty students have scooped two top awards at the National Hairdressing Federation awards.  Elisha Broome, 16, a full-time Level 1 learner, won first place in the blow drying competition. She also became the youngest ever hairdressing student to be chosen to work as part of the National Hairdressing Federation’s artistic team. Another student, Jessica L...

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Two College students win national awards
23 MAY

College works with Kidderminster Library to boost reading...

Kidderminster College and the town’s library have worked together to encourage students to read more by completing a Six Book Challenge. This is the third year the challenge has taken place and this year 120 students took part in the challenge compared to 85 last year. Jackie O’Brien, Learning Resource Co-ordinator, said: “We have been running this challenge for the past three ...

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College works with Kidderminster Library to boost reading...
22 MAY

College student set to gain top job in the Hotel industry...

A former Kidderminster College student is set to gain a top job in the hotel industry. Richard Johnson, 22, from Kidderminster studied a BTEC National Diploma in Travel and Tourism at the College and was so successful that he then gained a place at University to study for a degree in (BA) Hon(s) Hospitality Business Management. Richard is now nearing the end of his degree study at University Col...

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College student set to gain top job in the Hotel industry...