Shrewsbury College

08 Feb 2018
Art and Design students at Shrewsbury Colleges Group had the privilege of listening to a renowned Chinese Imperial Costumes and Textiles lecturer as part of their syllabus. David Rosier, an accredited National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) lecturer, travelled from Scotland and gave up his free time to give Shrewsbury Colleges Group students a one-off learning...
02 Feb 2018
Business students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group presented videos to Shrewsbury Town Football Club officials last week, with the winners earning big rewards. Small teams of the Level 3 Extended Diploma students had seven weeks to create a short video that encouraged younger fans to come to the games. These videos were then judged by teachers and management from Shrewsbury Town Football Club....
18 Dec 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is launching a new vocational rugby course at its London Road Campus for September 2018. Rugby enthusiasts will have the opportunity to gain a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport that will be focused on the skills and coaching techniques of rugby. Students on the course will be taught how to coach all abilities, from young children to elite professionals. During this two...
14 Dec 2017
Childcare students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group welcomed the Little Explorers Pre-school for a Christmas party at the London Road Campus last week. Twelve children aged between two and four attended the festive event. The students had arranged lots of activities including Christmas crafts, handmade story sacks, a snow machine and an exciting visit from Santa. The Christmas collaboration between...
28 Nov 2017
Health & Social Care students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group are running a food bank to support two Shropshire homeless charities. The London Road Campus based students have set up collection boxes at English Bridge, Welsh Bridge and their own campus reception until 14 December. There are a variety of things that students, staff and visitors can drop off to help those less fortunate,...
27 Nov 2017
Two apprentices from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have been flying the flag for Shropshire and showing the rest of the UK how skilful this county is by bringing home two gold medals. At WorldSkills UK competition last week Andrew Balmer, an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) in Site Carpentry, won gold in the SkillBuild carpentry final and Marc Marshall, an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) in Electrical...
24 Nov 2017
It’s pantomime season and the Performing Arts students of Shrewsbury Colleges Group are putting on a show. Students from London Road Campus will be putting a spin on the classic fairy-tale Cinderella to bring you Spinderella - a fun pantomime full of magic and sparkle. The original script is written by the College’s own Performing Arts teacher, Andy Pierce. Cheer and boo as Spinderella, a young...
24 Nov 2017
Students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have spent their spare time volunteering for the AEGON Pro-Series Tennis Tournament. At the beginning of the month The Shrewsbury Club hosted the AEGON Pro-Series Tennis Tournament for another year. This event has been supported by student volunteers from the Shrewsbury Colleges Group for the past 3 years and eager students jumped at the chance to do it...
21 Nov 2017
Beauty Therapies and Hospitality and Catering students who achieved their qualifications from Shrewsbury College, London Road Campus, in summer 2017; have excelled in their first steps after education. The fifteen Level 3 students studying Beauty Therapy and Complementary Therapy, and the nine Level 3 students studying Professional Cookery have all acquired jobs in their fields and are on their...
14 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury Colleges Group has welcomed one of its most well-known past student to its alumni, a music star who lives and studied in the town in the 1980s and wrote her biggest hit which topped the charts for 5 weeks 30 years ago this month! Carol Decker, lead singer with the band T’Pau, studied the Foundation Art Course at the Wakeman School of Art in 1979, just before the course and facilities...
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