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  • College Was So Important to Me Because…

    I came to Buxton & Leek College at the age of 16 – I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life in terms of career so I started with a Travel & Tourism course at the Buxton Campus. I enjoyed this because I wanted to do something to do with customer service…


  • The Best Decision I have Ever Made by Maia Beckett

    My name is Maia Beckett and I have spent the last two years studying Level 2 Beauty Therapy and Level 3 Spa Therapy at Buxton and Leek College. I have to say it was the best decision I have ever made. During my time at college I have been able to gain skills that have…


  • How to Nail Those GCSEs by Keely Ray

                                    GCSE exams are getting closer and closer, and everyone is beginning to feel the pressure. But, there’s absolutely nothing to worry about because with the right revision, mind-set and support, you will absolutely nail them! Here are some tips…


  • College Life by Matthew Watson

    College life is important when choosing where to study after school. Here at Buxton & Leek College the atmosphere is very calm and welcoming – which helps us all feel more relaxed and part of College life. The reason I chose to study at Buxton & Leek College is because I wanted to specialise in…


  • BLC news

    2017/18 is well and truly under way!

    I am writing this while the College is currently on our first half-term break. This is probably the most important half-term in the annual calendar as it provides a point to take stock of everything that has happened so far since the year commenced in September. Each year there is a 42-day period where changes…


  • BLC news

    Summer Months

    On the face of things, colleges might appear to be quiet places during the mid-summer months.  In reality, the notion of a college ‘closing down’ for the summer is something that only lives in the memories of those who, like me, have worked in the sector for more than 25 years.  The gap between the…