A Higher Education Open Evening at Calderdale College on Wednesday 3rd June will give learners the chance to plan their futures. The event, to be held at the College in Francis Street from 5 - 7pm, is aimed at people of any age, from school-leavers looking for routes into Higher Education to people in work or mature learners coming back to study full-time. They will be able to meet teaching staff and current students and find out about ways of financing their studies. People are invited to call in without booking. Subject presentations will run at intervals throughout the evening in Business & Management, Computing & I.T., Construction & the Built Environment, Creative Arts & Media, Health, Social & Children's Care, Sport and Teaching.Calderdale College opens doors for Higher Education Evening – full story
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Local rugby league and football teams are being invited to a first-time event at Calderdale College to get help with coaching, sponsorship and marketing. The event, at 6.30pm on Thursday 4 June, will outline packages available to junior and senior teams, both male and female, which could include: kit sponsorship; coaching master classes from high profile College coaches Damian Gibson, former Fax player, now scoring for Sheffield Eagles, Des Hazel, former Sheffield Wednesday player and Sam Dexter; coaching qualifications; marketing advice from College marketing manager Michael Ainsworth, former marketing manager for Leeds Carnegie Faculty.College offers Sports Sponsorship Deals to Local Clubs – full story
Calderdale College fixed it for a class of year one children from Bolton Brow Junior & Infants School who wanted to find out how their homes were built. The class of 30 children aged five and six, have been taking part in a 'Home Sweet Home' project and their visit to the brick workshop at Calderdale College, where they each had a turn at laying a brick, was the high point of a term of related activities. They also had a session making coat hooks with joinery tutors.Can We Fix It? Yes We Can! Children have College Building Lesson – full story
A new award has celebrated the achievements of adults who have gone back into education and changed their lives, often overcoming personal barriers. The first Calderdale Adult Learner of the Year Award, organised by Calderdale College, invited nominations from 19 adult learning providers across Calderdale. The panel of four judges was made up of: Eileen Fawcett, head of Adult Learning for Calderdale Council; Neil Davidson, corporate social responsibility manager for Marshalls; Michael Ainsworth, marketing manager for Calderdale College and Craig Tupling, head of student services at Calderdale College.The first Calderdale Adult Learner of the Year Award is announced – full story
It is that time of year again, as schools and colleges start to dedicate evenings to the success of their learners. Calderdale College has kick started the award season with the 14-16 Presentation Awards held at the new location of the Victoria Theatre. Students from Holy Trinity C o E, Brighouse High, Ryburn Valley, Park Lane High, St Catherine's, Calder High, Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, The Ridings and Todmorden High were all presented with certificates by Jonny Dixon and Tom Milner who are currently starring in Coronation Street and Waterloo Road respectively.14-16 Presentation Evening – full story