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29 JUL

Schools visit Kidderminster College...

Students from two schools have paid visits to Kidderminster College to discover the exciting courses on offer – and the visits certainly made an impression on them. As part of the visits, Bewdley High School and Lacon Childe School students took part in a number of activities and taster sessions which were hosted by College tutors. Students were able to climb ropes, learn how to take finge...

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Schools visit Kidderminster College...
24 JUL

NEW part-time courses starting in September!

DON'T MISS OUT! We have a wide, creative, interesting range of both job-related and recreational courses during the year so there is most probably, a course for you. We've highlighted some courses that are starting in September below. If you are interested in joining us, we'd really recommend booking your place now as courses are filling fast. JOB-RELATED COURSES IN: - Accountancy - Animal Ca...

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NEW part-time courses starting in September!
22 JUL

College musicians to be part of World War I Commemorations

Musicians studying at Kidderminster College will be performing Tomb as part of Kidderminster Arts Festival. The piece, composed by College tutor Andy Edwards, will be played at the College on Tuesday, August 19 from 6pm until 7.30pm and is free to attend. Andy said: “This piece will turn the whole College into one big ambient space filled with sounds that represent the feelings and emotion...

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College musicians to be part of World War I Commemorations
16 JUL

Teacher Training learners demonstrate skills through 'Microteaching'...

Last week, learners on the Level 3 Award in Education Training course all delivered a ‘microteach’ session to demonstrate the skills they have developed throughout their ten week course.  The course is for anyone who is new to teaching or who would like to seek employment as a teacher in the post-16 education sector, composed of FE colleges, Sixth Forms, adult and community learni...

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Teacher Training learners demonstrate skills through 'Microteaching'...
16 JUL

Dance company 'Translucent' to perform at arts festival...

Translucent Youth Dance Company, based at Kidderminster College, is to perform a new work at the town’s Arts Festival. College dance tutor Anna Lines is the choreographer for the new work, Love, Honour, Sacrifice, which will be performed alongside In Transit on Tuesday August 19th, as part of KAF. Anna said: “This piece reflects the many celebrations being held this year to mark 100 ...

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Dance company 'Translucent' to perform at arts festival...
15 JUL

College learner receives top award...

A Kidderminster College learner has been nominated for a “Be the change” award in recognition of the volunteering work she does.  Jodie Davies, age 18, from Bewdley, has been invited to attend a Young Citizens Celebration evening at Kidderminster Town Hall, to receive her award from the ContinU Trust. As well as studying a full-time Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Ther...

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College learner receives top award...
15 JUL

Drop-in sessions for Accounting courses...

Want to find out more about accounting and the qualifications that can lead to you getting a fantastic job? Then why not come along to one of the drop-in events being held at Kidderminster College throughout the summer. The College offers a range of AAT, from Level 1 to Level 4, all being nationally recognised qualifications which lead to jobs in the accounting sector. Tutors will be available ...

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Drop-in sessions for Accounting courses...
10 JUL

College dancing for joy over learner success...

A Kidderminster College learner has become one of just 10 dancers in the country to be awarded a scholarship from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation to continue her studies. Amy, who lives in Worcester, is the fourth learner from Kidderminster to gain a place at Bird College which auditions more than 1,250 candidates each year for its available 100 places. She has also received a Dance and Drama ...

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College dancing for joy over learner success...
08 JUL

Student says farewell to locks after 9 years...

A Kidderminster College learner had his head and beard shaved off today (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 l...

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Student says farewell to locks after 9 years...
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