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  • Apprenticeships are blazing a trail for the future

    The 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week takes place shortly from the Monday 4th to Friday 8 March. During the week students will be celebrating everything that apprenticeships have to offer employers and students. The theme of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week is ‘Blaze a Trail’ and will focus on how apprenticeships have brought new opportunities to people…


  • Students and staff visit the House of Lords for Parliamentary Reception

    On 16th  January the college was invited by the AoC to take some students to the Parliamentary Reception for Midlands College. The event was hosted by Baroness Garden of Frognal (Sue Garden) who is an ardent advocate of FE provision. Lauren Harvey (Diploma in Hospitality) and Grace Davies (Diploma in Health and Social Care) accompanied…


  • Public Services Students take part in a Mock Road Traffic Collision

      Derbyshire Constabulary and Fire & Rescue visited Buxton & Leek College today to present a harrowingly realistic ‘mock’ road traffic collision, closing the Devonshire Road in Buxton. The demonstration which used the College’s Public Services students as passengers and witnesses, is part of a campaign to reduce the number of casualties and deaths caused…


  • Beauty students benefit from MAC training with previous student Abbie

    Level 2 Beauty students took part in a MAC Make Up Lesson delivered by talented beauty therapist, MAC make up artist and beauty trainer Abbie Rowley. Abbie previously studied Beauty at Buxton & Leek College before securing a role as a make up artist at L’Oreal after her course, followed by a career at MAC…


  • Meet the Principal in National Apprenticeship Week this March

    As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2019, we’re inviting apprenticeship employers to come to a breakfast networking event being held at the Business Lounge at our Leek Campus. Employers will have the opportunity to meet Principal Len Tildsley, take a tour of the fantastic facilities on offer at the Leek Campus and network with other local employers…


  • Sport students visit Warwickshire County Cricket Club and Warrington Wolves

    Students from our Sports course visited Warwickshire County Cricket Club, home of Birmingham Bears in January. In the same month, they also visited Warrington Wolves’ ground, the Halliwell Jones Stadium, to take part in a Rugby League Training Session where they practiced tackling. They learned sports skills that they can use to support them on their course,…