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  • Apprenticeships for All Unveiled This Spring

    Buxton & Leek College has announced that a wide range of apprenticeship vacancies are available this Spring as part of the College’s commitment to “real world learning.”  To celebrate the growing apprenticeship division, working with around 150 regional businesses, Len Tildsley, Principal of Buxton & Leek College embarked on a day’s “job-swap” with one of the apprentices.…


  • Students Changing lives with Sport

    Children from The Crescent Academy in Meir were presented with certificates for hard work, following the completion of a 4-week exercise and fitness programme, delivered by Buxton & Leek College. The year 6 special educational needs children from The Crescent Academy in Meir completed the module: ‘Exercise for Specific Groups’, delivered by the College’s Level 3 BTEC Sports…


  • Principal Len Tildsley ready to abseil

    Principal and Mayor abseil for charity

    Buxton & Leek College Principal Len Tildsley along with Leek Town Mayor Cllr. Brian Johnson, put their trust in Level 3 Outdoor Sports students by abseiling down St Edward’s Church in Leek on a cold and windy Friday morning.   The event, as part of the Level 3 Outdoor Sports course, was organised and supervised…


  • Sophie Rides the Waves of Success

    Sophie Kennerk, aged 21, has carved a successful career on-board Steiner Cruise ships following competing against hair & beauty students across the country. Sophie, who grew up in Buxton, joined Buxton & Leek College at the age of 16 to study Level 2 Beauty, continuing onto the Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing. She says it…


  • Buxton & Leek College Celebrates Regional Businesses at Apprenticeship Awards 2018

    Buxton & Leek College celebrated regional businesses and their commitment to training the workforce through apprenticeships, at the annual Apprenticeship Awards. The Awards took place at the Devonshire Dome in Buxton on Wednesday 7 March and included nominees selected from around 150 businesses that the College works with to deliver apprenticeships. Special thanks goes to award…


  • College Opens its Doors to New Students – Sat 17 March

    Buxton & Leek College is welcoming students to attend a special Open Day on Saturday 17 March from 10am till 1pm, held at both College campuses in Buxton and Leek. The Open Day is for everyone: those at school or adults looking to upskill in order that they can have a look around the College and…