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College News

02 NOV

Selfie Winner Announced...

Last month we gave our learners the chance to win an Apple Sports Watch. We are now pleased to announce that Benjamin won the competition with his selfie outside college, and has bagged himself a new Apple Sports Watch! Congratulations and thank you to everybody who entered!...

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Selfie Winner Announced...
15 OCT

Raising Aspirations for Women Event...

On Monday 20th October between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. we are holding a ‘Raising Aspirations for Women’ event in the college reception area. The event is open to all students and the focus is on women from different backgrounds working in different jobs.  The event will give students the opportunity to talk to professionals about topics such as managing work-life balance and how the...

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Raising Aspirations for Women Event...
08 OCT

Health & Social Care students inspired by visit...

Lauren Thorpe who is an ex learner from Kidderminster college, completed Level 3 Health and Social Care in 2013.  Lauren came in to College to speak to year 2 Level 3 Health and Social Care learners about her experiences in applying to go to university and her first term at university. Lauren is now studying adult nursing at Worcester University. She provided very useful information relat...

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Health & Social Care students inspired by visit...
08 OCT

College student appeals for charity votes...

Health & Social Care student Nathan Marrey, is involved in a charity called CHAOS who are in with a chance of winning a community award to provide additional funds for the charity. Nathan is appealing for votes to win this award CHAOS is a specialist play project for children with disabilities and is the only one of its kind in the Dudley Borough. However, they lost their venue and are havi...

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College student appeals for charity votes...
02 OCT

OPEN EVENING - Kidderminster College opens doors

Kidderminster College is opening its doors between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Open Evening on Monday 19th October! There has never been a better time to join Kidderminster College, check out some of the fabulous experiences and achievements of our students…   College I.T. apprentice Justin Wheeler achieved a Triple Grade Distinction for his Diploma in Computer and Networking Technicians ...

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OPEN EVENING - Kidderminster College opens doors
29 SEP

Student in Powerlifting Championships...

Blythe Edgar, in her second year of the Level 3 Sport and Exercise course, competed in the British Powerlifting championships in Dumbarton, Scotland.   The final weights lifted were: Squat 105kg Bench 50kg Deadlift 115kg All were world records for her age and weight category!  ...

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Student in Powerlifting Championships...
25 SEP

Author David Massey to visit Kidderminster College students...

Author David Massey will be visiting Kidderminster College on Friday 2nd October to carry out half-day workshops with GCSE English students to help with the creative writing element of their qualification. The visit ties in with International Literacy month, where the college have welcomed entries for a short story competition. David’s most recent book ‘Taken’ was nominated for...

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Author David Massey to visit Kidderminster College students...
23 SEP

The Apprenticeship Hub & Clearing House collaboration

September 2015 sees the launch of a new apprenticeship hub and clearing house which aims to support local young people across Worcestershire who want an apprenticeship. The apprenticeship hub and clearing house is a collaboration between Worcestershire training providers and the county council, funded by the Worcestershire LEP. The new hub will provide services for young people, parents and emp...

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The Apprenticeship Hub & Clearing House collaboration
23 SEP

Music Masterclasses

College students will benefit from weekly Masterclasses organised by the Creative Industries team. There will be a mix of sessions, some delivered by our staff to extend learning, with others being delivered by visiting guests from industry; very much like the amazing Divinty Roxx visit last year. This week we have Davey Warsop, an ex-student who is now living in L.A working for a big recording ...

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Music Masterclasses
17 SEP

Support Genetic Disorders UK at Jeans for Genes Day...

The Care department is celebrating Jeans for Genes Day on Friday 18th September 2015. Jeans for Genes Day raises money for Genetic Disorders UK, the charity that aims to transform the lives of children with genetic disorders. Individually, genetic disorders are rare but together they affect 1 in 25 children born in the UK - that's more than 30,000 babies each year. The money raised on Jeans f...

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Support Genetic Disorders UK at Jeans for Genes Day...