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  • BLC’s Gill is a High Peak Hero

    Buxton & Leek College student Gill Ashton is delighted to have been officially recognised as a High Peak Hero for “going above and beyond” to help people in the community during the ongoing pandemic.  Gill, who is a Level 3 Beauty & Spa Therapy student was nominated by Hair & Beauty Salon Manager Amanda Garrington,…


  • 5-star Apprenticeships with Ensana Buxton Crescent Hotel & Spa

    Buxton & Leek College Joins Forces with Ensana Buxton Crescent Hotel to Offer 5 * Apprenticeships It’s more than a quarter of a century since Buxton Crescent was last open to the public, and now, having undergone a £70 million transformation, it’s opened its doors once again, inviting the public to book in for overnight stays.…


  • Students Bubble with Excitement to be Back in the Classroom

    This month, following a period of distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and apprentices have returned to the classroom, studying in protective vocational bubbles. Both tutors and students were pleased to be back and raring to get teaching/ learning in their creative disciplines.               Vocational courses and apprenticeships, which…


  • New COVID-19 Safety Measures on Campus

    Over the last couple of months, staff at Buxton & Leek College have been busy making sure that the College complies with the latest COVID-19 guidance from the government. Students will see a number of COVID-19 related changes at the campuses with new guidelines to follow, ensuring everyone stays healthy. Changes include a one-way system…


  • Looking to sit your GCSE exams, or disappointed with your grade?

    Don’t panic, you can sit your GCSE exams with BLC this autumn. At Buxton & Leek College we appreciate that it has been an extraordinary year for students, which may have left some people unsure about their next steps. So this year, BLC will be offering all of our Study Programme students who missed out and…


  • Buxton & Leek College students rewarded with the results they deserve

    Once again, Buxton & Leek College students and staff are celebrating phenomenal English and maths GCSE resit successes, with over 180 students achieving a grade 4 or higher pass on results day. The College has significantly exceeded national resit achievement rates for successive years and this year’s GCSE performance continues that trend. Last year students’ achievements…