Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region

Biggest Foundations Live Event Yet Brings Skills Debate To Region
October 17, 2018

Foundations Live, the region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event, took place for the third time this month. As an event, it attracted by far the biggest audience yet, with over 1,000 people in attendance across the day. 

The event saw hundreds of industry professionals and schools visit Bishop Burton College’s equine arena, which hosted more than 70 companies exhibiting products and services and advising hundreds of students on how to gain a route into the workplace.  

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East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be

East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be
October 1, 2018

An LGBTQ anti-hate crime project which has involved schools and communities across the East Riding was celebrated at an event in Beverley attended by a Home Office minister.

The Right to Be project is an initiative led by children’s charity Barnardo’s in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service, following a £48,000 award of funding from the Home Office Hate Crime Community Projects fund.

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Longcroft School To Host Sixth Form Open Evening

Longcroft School To Host Sixth Form Open Evening
September 23, 2018

All Year 11 students who live in Beverley and beyond are warmly invited to Longcroft School’s 2018 Sixth Form Information Evening on Thursday 27 September. The evening starts with a presentation at 6pm in the Longcroft Theatre.

It is that time of year again, when GCSE students in Year 11 begin to consider their options for further study. This event is a good opportunity to find out what Longcroft Sixth Form has to offer and talk to individual Subject Teachers.

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Construction Trade And Careers Event Returns For Third Year

Construction Trade And Careers Event Returns For Third Year
August 30, 2018

Foundations Live, the region’s biggest co-located construction trade and careers event, will be hosted for the third time this year on 10th October at Bishop Burton College, East Riding of Yorkshire.

The event, held in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), will address an increasing demand in skills and employment in the region’s workplaces. It is estimated more than 9,000 jobs in the sector will be available in the next five years, with total growth in the Yorkshire and Humber region forecast at 1.1%.

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5 Easy Tips for Beginner Freelance Writers

5 Easy Tips for Beginner Freelance Writers
August 28, 2018

Writing is a skill that develops over time. Even the greatest authors, essayists and poets didn’t write world renowned masterpieces on their first try.

When it comes to writing papers at the high-school (and even college-level), writing your very first novel, or starting out on your freelance writing career, one of the biggest mistakes that novice writers will often make is that they don’t gather enough research on how to write like a professional.

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A-Level Celebrations For East Riding Students

A-Level Celebrations For East Riding Students
August 17, 2018

Students across the East Riding are celebrating some outstanding A-level results, with early indications suggesting that schools and academies have seen increases in the average grade achieved.

The A-level league tables which will be published by the Government in January 2019 will include both attainment and progress measures for A-level and for other level 3 technical and vocational qualifications.

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New College Chief Want Students To Be Able To Follow Their Dreams

New College Chief Want Students To Be Able To Follow Their Dreams
August 6, 2018

The new Chief Executive and Principal of Bishop Burton College has outlined his vision to lead an “outstanding” institution where students are given the platform to follow their dreams.

Bill Meredith has been officially announced as the new permanent Chief Executive and Principal after covering both positions in an acting capacity for 10 months.

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Busy Bees In Beverley Celebrate Outstanding Result From Ofsted

Busy Bees In Beverley Celebrate Outstanding Result From Ofsted
July 27, 2018

Busy Bees nursery in Beverley, is celebrating after receiving an ‘outstanding’ rating following its latest Ofsted inspection on 3 July 2018. Less than 10% of early year’s settings in the UK hold this rating.

The nursery received this exceptional ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted, the official body for inspecting schools, after attaining a perfect score in three areas of inspection.

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Bishop Burton College Students Are Happiest In East Yorkshire

Bishop Burton College Students Are Happiest In East Yorkshire
July 27, 2018

Degree students at Bishop Burton College are the happiest in East Yorkshire, a new survey has revealed.

The results of the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018 show 86% of students said they were satisfied studying their degree at the Bishop Burton College University Centre, an increase of 14% on the previous year and higher than any other provider in the region.

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New Course Aims To Tackle Skills Gap Identified By Local Organisations

New Course Aims To Tackle Skills Gap Identified By Local Organisations
July 25, 2018

East Riding College and East Riding of Yorkshire Council have collaborated with local employers to develop a new civil engineering course.

Organisations have identified a gap in local provision of higher-level HNC qualifications in construction and civil engineering. Nationally, there is a shortage of workers in construction and civil engineering qualified at higher levels.

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Top Photographer David Lund Visits Longcroft School

Top Photographer David Lund Visits Longcroft School
July 20, 2018

The dynamism of colour, liquid, and motion electrified art students at Longcroft when David Lund, one of the UK’s foremost commercial and art photographers, visited on Thursday 12th July to share his knowledge and expertise.

Lund, who specialises in liquid photography, and numbers Rolls Royce, Shell Oil, and Baileys among his clients, began the day working with sixth-formers, allowing them to experience what a professional photo shoot is like.

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St Mary’s Celebrates Ofsted Result and Appointment Of New Headteacher

St Mary’s Celebrates Ofsted Result and Appointment Of New Headteacher
July 18, 2018

There are celebrations at St Mary’s CE Primary School in Beverley after the school received a ‘Good’ rating in its recent Ofsted inspection. The school also received an outstanding grading for Personal development, behaviour and welfare.

Inspectors praised the Acting Headteacher, Laura Wallis, for her strong leadership. “Since taking on this role, she has revitalised the ethos of the school and rapidly improved teaching and learning,” inspectors said.

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Documentary Maker Reggie Yates Helps Students Celebrate Success

Documentary Maker Reggie Yates Helps Students Celebrate Success
July 9, 2018

Multi-award winning documentary maker Reggie Yates told students at an East Yorkshire college they can achieve their dreams by staying true to themselves, as he helped them celebrate completing their studies.

Critically acclaimed Reggie, whose documentaries include the Extreme series shown on Netflix, was the special guest at Bishop Burton College’s annual presentation day event.

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