Mark Lockyer announces Patronage at #TeamKC 10/02/2020


Kidderminster College Creative Industries department is delighted to welcome Mark Lockyer, former Kidderminster College student, as their Patron from January 2020.

Mark has worked extensively within the film, TV and theatre industry and is renowned for his connections and appearances with the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

On 6th February 2020, Mark came to Kidderminster to launch his Patronage at the college, where he not only met staff and students but took part in a very successful Open Evening.

Mark will now take on a programme of visits and workshops that will enable our students to gain insight from a professional working within the Creative Industries at the highest level. Our staff and students will also be visiting Mark in London and take part in his professional workshops for actors and performers.


Keep an eye on our Creative Industries socials for all the updates:-


Thank you for all your hard work this year and your continued efforts in very unusual circumstances. We do hope you feel well supported by the College in this period of home learning.

We have now heard from the official body Ofqual about how your GCSE exam grades in English and maths will be determined. This is explained in this STANDARD LETTER and we would encourage you all to read it, and to share it with your parents/carers where appropriate.

Your grades will be based on your classroom work and assessments completed since September and your progress reviews to date. They will also be guided by your English or maths tutor, who knows you best and knows how hard you’ve worked. Very specific guidance will be followed by the teachers in this respect to ensure consistency across the country.

Your English and maths tutors will continue to be in touch with you, and to set work, up to the point when grades are to be submitted and you should continue to work on your English and maths until this point.

It may be tempting to ask your teacher or tutor about your potential grades or about the work that they will be doing to determine them, HOWEVER, YOU SHOULD NOT DO SO. They will not be able to discuss this with you, and the grades will be confidential and subject to Ofqual processes and checks before the release date in the summer.

Once the grades have been released in the summer anyone unhappy with their result will have the opportunity to appeal.

Please refer back to our UPDATES page for any FAQ’s you may have.