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05 DEC

College cleaner retires after 40 years...

Brenda Cull, who has been a cleaner at Kidderminster College for 40 years, will be hanging up her duster and retiring from the college this week. Brenda started at the old college based in Hoo Road in January 1974, before moving to Market Street in 2003. Sue Price, Estates Manger at Kidderminster College said “Brenda has been a valued team member whilst working at the college for over 40 ...

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College cleaner retires after 40 years...
04 DEC

College learners to tour with band

A band made up of Kidderminster College learners is set for its first tour less than six months after first forming. You Know The Drill are made up of Level 5 Music Tech and Music Performance learners Benji Yapp on guitar and vocals, Damo Darby on bass guitar, Brad Potter on drums and backing vocals and Jim McCormack on lead guitar and backing vocals. The tour will take the pop/punk quartet, b...

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College learners to tour with band
02 DEC

Kidderminster company wins prestigious award

Concept Furniture International are celebrating after the firm received a prestigious award as Apprenticeship Employer of the Year (Medium Business category). The Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards evening was hosted by Mr Nick Hewer, star of The Apprentice television programme and presenter of Channel 4’s popular quiz Countdown. Accepting the award was the Managing Director Mr Justin G...

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Kidderminster company wins prestigious award
02 DEC

College learner has time of his life on arena tour

A Kidderminster College learner has just returned from working on a major arena tour throughout Europe with US rock band Black Stone Cherry and says his experiences will stand him in good stead as he bids to gain a place at University. Connor Di Leo, 18, from Stourbridge, who is studying a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Music Performance at the College, did unpaid work as a drum technician fo...

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College learner has time of his life on arena tour
28 NOV

Top dancers performing at College...

Top Midlands dancers The Black and White Crew will be performing at a special show next week at Kidderminster College. The students, who recently appeared at Birmingham’s NIA as part of BBC1 Extra, will be opening the show which is being held at the College on Wednesday, December 3 and Thursday, December 4, both performances starting at 7.30pm. The show will feature an eclectic mix of da...

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Top dancers performing at College...
27 NOV

Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony 2014...

Taking place this evening at the West Midland Safari Park's Tree Tops Pavilion is the Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2014 ceremony, hosted by the Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership. Kidderminster College Apprenticeship employers shortlisted for awards are Concept Furniture, Print Strategy Europe and Hewett Recruitment. Hannah Astbury Jones, a Kidderminster College hairdressing st...

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Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony 2014...
26 NOV

Learners find out about career options

Eleven Kidderminster College learners recently attended a conference to find out about the Higher Education options available to them. The learners - Lauren Allen, Autumn Baker, Chloe Bayliss, Shannon Braznell, Jamie Brockett, Lauren George, Danielle Harrold, Seana O'Gorman, Abigail Pritchard, Georgina Roberts and Rebecca Johnstone - are currently studying health and social care and childcare a...

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Learners find out about career options
24 NOV

Kidderminster College Student Lands Record Deal & Tour

Landing a recording deal with a major European label and having a UK tour already planned for 2015 is not part of the average students’ course work. Being featured on Radio One is also not quite on the syllabus yet. However, Kidderminster College student Jack Salter, is proving the exception to the rule. The 19-year-old music technology student has just been signed to the Munich-based Plu...

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Kidderminster College Student Lands Record Deal & Tour
24 NOV

Learners enjoy day with Royal Marines

Kidderminster College prides itself on equipping students for the world of work and a group of students on Public Service and Sport courses were recently able to work alongside the Royal Marines. Students were invited to spend a day with the Marines at Upton Warren Activity Centre in Bromsgrove. College tutor Paul Tonks said: "Students had the opportunity to take part in weapon training...

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Learners enjoy day with Royal Marines
21 NOV

Learners get tips from top retailer...

Kidderminster College business learners have been given a real insight into the demands of modern consumers from a leading retailer. Dave Marshall, deputy manager of the Morrisons store in Rubery, visited the College to tell learners how supermarkets meet the ever-increasing demands of their customers. Elizabeth Brice, tutor at the College, said: “I am so pleased Dave was able to come in...

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Learners get tips from top retailer...