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  • Buxton & Leek College awarded nationwide Fairtrade College award

    Buxton & Leek College has been awarded the new Fairtrade University and College Award, following a student-led audit. Buxton & Leek College and the Union of Students were delighted to be awarded Fairtrade College status to mark the achievements of the past 18 months of work towards the award. Buxton & Leek College is one…


  • Buxton & Leek College announced as T-Level Provider

    Buxton & Leek College has been announced as a T Level provider as part of the Government pilot programme for these new advanced qualifications. The College, part of the University of Derby, will deliver the new subjects in three key areas: Digital, Education and Health. T Levels are the government’s new high-quality technical alternative to…


  • Tutors make course videos to support choices during lockdown

    The current global pandemic and lockdown restrictions has meant that we’ve had to postpone our usual face to face Open Days, Advice Evenings and interview process (as well as our teaching). We’ve adapted by taking most of these activities online over the last few months with great success. Because they can’t meet applicants and future…


  • Buxton & Leek College welcome apprenticeship incentives from Chancellor

    Buxton & Leek College has said that it welcomes the new incentive for businesses to hire an apprentice from Chancellor Rishi Sunak in response to the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Chancellor announced that the government will pay businesses £2,000 for each 16-24 year-old apprentice and £1,500 for every apprentice 25 and over they…


  • Media Students vs Lockdown

    Our Media students have been busy even whilst our campuses have been closed, working on their end of year projects focusing on life in lockdown. You can see the results of their final photography project titled ‘Life in Lockdown’ below. Media tutor, Anna Rawlins, said: “It hasn’t been easy for the students studying from home,…


  • All your questions answered by college Principal Len Tildsley!

    Principal, Len Tildsley answers your questions about the college re-opening and our September plans! Questions and Answers How and when will they find out if they have passed or failed their course? There are national results days planned for level 2 and 3 programmes aligned to A Level and GCSE results.  Level 3 results are published…