Shrewsbury Colleges Group

09 Dec 2019
Two teams of engineering apprentices from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have been crowned the best in the UK after designing and building a remote-control crane from scratch. The teams were two of only six selected from regional heats across Great Britain to make it to the Worldskills UK finals at the NEC. The National finals took place at the end of November at the NEC, Birmingham. The team had to...
29 Nov 2019
Shrewsbury Colleges Group has held its third Apprenticeship Awards to celebrate the achievements of both apprentices training across a range of sectors and their employers who support them to ensure their success. At a three-course gala dinner and ceremony held at the College’s training restaurant Origins last night (THURS), 11 awards were handed out, including the Apprentice of the Year Award,...
15 Nov 2019
Travel and Tourism students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have volunteered their time to organise and serve Royal British Legion veterans and Poppy Appeal volunteers a 3 course lunch in their College restaurant. As well as decorating the venue, the group of first year students also collected more than £45 for the Royal British Legion and Poppy Appeal from college students and staff. Students...
08 Nov 2019
A manager at Shrewsbury Colleges Group, and decorated former soldier, has creatively hand-crafted three wooden silhouettes from a tracing of a tattoo he has on his arm. Stewart Coxon, known to staff and colleagues as ‘Ted’ retired from the army after 24 years in 2013 and started working at Shrewsbury Colleges Group as Commercial Manager, where he has been organising Remembrance Services ever...
19 Oct 2019
Students from Shrewsbury Colleges Group are heading to Ghana to help build classrooms with deliveries of stationery from two local suppliers. The four students, who all study A Levels, attended a talk by the National Citizenship Service and heard about a range of volunteering roles. They were inspired by talks from those who had been on a similar trip to Africa last year and decided to join a...
11 Oct 2019
Two teams of engineering apprentices from SCG have secured their place in the WorldSkills UK Finals in November 2019 after designing and building a remote control crane from scratch – they are two of only six teams selected across Great Britain to make it to the national finals at the NEC. The National finals will be taking place between 21-23 November at the NEC, Birmingham. The team will have...
03 Oct 2019
An 18 year old from Market Drayton is one of 13  talented A Level students from the West Midlands who have won bursaries from exam board OCR to support them with studies at the University of Cambridge. The students, all of whom are about to begin studies at Cambridge, will receive £3,000 for each year of their undergraduate studies. This will allow them to make the most of their time at...
22 Nov 2018
Shrewsbury Colleges Group are working with young offender learners and augmented reality in an Erasmus+ funded project. During a previous Ofsted inspection at Shrewsbury Colleges Group it was suggested, after witnessing the augmented reality learning used within the subjects, that they collaborate with the prison service to give individuals the skills they need to unlock their potential, gain...
30 Jul 2018
Two students who met while studying at Shrewsbury Colleges Group where they discovered they had both tragically had stillborn sons, have decided to take on a physical challenge to raise awareness and funds and bring the difficult conversation of stillbirth to light. Kylie Brennan, 29 and Anna Fitch, 35, both from Shrewsbury, met last year when they started on the Access to Higher Education Course...
27 Jul 2018
Shrewsbury Colleges Group is celebrating after being accepted as a Focus College via the Rugby Football Union – meaning it can expand its rugby-focussed qualifications and provide a better future for anyone wishing to work in the field of rugby or sport. After an intensive application process, the College found out it was one of just 12 colleges nationwide out of 36 which applied, to be chosen to...
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