A group of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) students recently got creative, writing and publishing a book in one week.
Burton and South Derbyshire College’s (BSDC) Andrew Phillips Unit, which houses its Foundation Learning department, recently received an exciting renovation to its sensory room by degree student, Holly Fyson.
Property developer and housebuilder, St. Modwen has developed its first strategic partnership with a further education college to help address the UK’s construction skills shortage and is piloting a first-of-its-kind initiative to address the shortfall in skilled trades.
Lucy Walker and Laura Blakemore, Level 3 Health and Social Care students at Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC) have gained an insight into the social care sector with an industry placement at Harvey Girls/East Staffordshire Family Support.
BSDC’s recognised trade unions have written an open letter to our Chief Executive and Principal Dawn Ward CBE. In the interest of continued openness and transparency, we have published Dawn’s response below.
A former Catering student at Burton and South Derbyshire College has shown she’s got the skills and commitment to succeed in the industry with the continued success of her bakery and tea room.
Outstanding students, their families and guests celebrated the exceptional skills and qualifications achieved in the past academic year. Hard work and dedication to studies were recognised, along with talent, success and achievement across many vocational areas.
Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC) has joined the vast majority of English colleges today to champion the main findings of the recently published Augar review of post 18 education funding.
An unused building on Derby Road in Burton on Trent is being transformed into a new community hub thanks to an exciting project by the Star Foundation, with help from construction students from Burton and South Derbyshire College.
Level 2 Art and Design and Level 3 Photography students at Burton and South Derbyshire College recently worked on a live brief set by local charity, SARAC (Sexual Abuse and Rape Advice Centre) to create artwork for an exhibition on the theme of community, compassion and connection.
Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park has been the latest employer to get on board with industry placements, giving a Burton and South Derbyshire College (BSDC) Travel and Tourism student the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the tourism industry.
Creative Arts students at Burton and South Derbyshire College have been working on an exciting brief to design a sculpture that will breathe new life into Burton train station as part of the station’s ‘railway renaissance’ renovation works.
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