University of Worcester visit Childcare and Pre Teaching Students
The University of Worcester visited Child Care and Pre-teaching students and gave the students a presentation on studying Education and Teacher Training at degree level, and the student experiences at Worcester.
Biology students visit University of Gloucestershire
Recently 30 of Cirencester Colleges Biology A level students braved the wintery conditions to visit the University of Gloucestershire, to look at progression options in to Higher Education.
Uniformed Public Services Students visit London
As part of the Uniformed Public Services course, a party of first year Uniformed Public Services students went on a fact finding trip to London.
I would say last one over has to do ten push-ups but were all too old for that
Age did not deter the men who participated in the England Walking Football Trials at Cirencester Town Football Club on the 20th and 28th January 2018; with ages ranging from 50, to the oldest player at 75 years old.
Career Ready Round up
It has been a busy few months for our students involved in the Career Ready Programme.
Swindon MPs help Cirencester Colleges young politicians debate the voting age
Cirencester College Politics and Law students joined forces to draft a Bill for the House of Commons, to propose lowering the voting age to 16.
Ex Cirencester College Media student returns to the classroom!
Cirencester Sixth Form College alumni, Ben Mahon came back to College to share with Film and Media students his experiences of studying Film at university and working in the Media.
Congratulations to 18 year old Uniformed Public Services student Ollie Venton
Congratulations to 18 year old Uniformed Public Services student Ollie Venton, who has gained an unconditional offer to study ‘Policing and Criminal Justice Studies’ at Plymouth University
Rugby Development Squad are put through their paces by Gloucesters Andy Deacon
Recently, Cirencester College Rugby Development Squad welcomed Former Gloucester Rugby captain Andy Deacon to deliver a coaching session to the players.
Cirencester Sixth Form College Annual Award Ceremony 2017
Over 200 guests including past and current students, employers, sponsors, staff, family and friends attended Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges 26th Awards Ceremony
Danni picked for Sri Lankan Cricket Tour
Danni Dewsbury has been selected by Wiltshire Womens team to tour Sri Lanka with them in February 2018.
A-level Biology students visit Warwick University
Recently 24 A-level Biology students visited Warwick University for their annual Biology in Action Day
Traineeship students help make Cirencester greener!
Last week Cirencester Sixth Form College’s Traineeship students were busy planting trees behind the car park at Cirencester Hospital.
Cirencester Sixth Form College has been ranked the 26th highest achieving Sixth Form
The results are based on A-level performance for 2016 and the proportion of students
Chloe Haywood making a difference in Kenya
Second year A-level student Chloe Haywood has always wanted to travel to Kenya.
Local MP chats with Politics students
Politics Students at Cirencester Sixth Form College hosted a question time for Stroud MP David Drew to find out more about his views on a range of issues.
Students and staff join together at Cirencester Sixth Form College to remember the fallen
Students and staff at Cirencester Sixth Form College joined together in an act of remembrance.
Geology fieldtrip write-up, Report by Heather Wilson, A Level Geology Student
First year A-level geology students recently completed a fieldtrip to the Soudley Geological Trail in the Forest of Dean to practice their geological fieldwork skills.
Ex professional footballer visits Cirencester College
Matt Heywood an ex-professional footballer, who played for Burnley, Swindon and Bristol City recently came to talk to Cirencester College sports students in the Sundial Theatre about his football career and life after football.
Good luck Kirsty
Good luck to Cirencester College student Kirsty Poulton in the Showjumping competition at Aintree International Equestrian Centre.
Another fantastic year for the Cirencester College football teams!
The wins keep coming for Cirencester Colleges Football Academy team
Highworth U15 Girls Football team enjoy a training session at Cirencester Sixth Form College
Cirencester College host a training session for local girls football team.
Pre-teaching students visit Cotswold Wildlife Park
Pre-teaching students recently visited Cotswold Wildlife Park to practice their risk assessing skills.
Cirencester College First Law Conference
Students discovered the different routes to enable them to become a lawyer.
Life size postcard to be sent to Aus tours Cirencester
A giant postcard featuring iconic images of Cirencester and the Australian city of Bathurst has been visiting the colleges, schools and businesses of the Cotswold town.
Finance students recognised for outstanding results!
Cirencester Sixth Form College students has been recognised for their excellent results in the Level 3 Vocational Award for Financial Studies for both the Certificate and the Diploma qualifications
Uniformed Public Services students find out about life with the Marines
Students take part in the Royal Marine Look at Life course based in the Royal Marine Commando Training Centre
Cirencester College kick-start their rugby season with a victory over Cokethorpe School
Cirencester College kicked started their rugby season with a victory over Cokethorpe School, Witney in the Nat West Under 18’s Cup.
Law Society Success
Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges new Law Society has exploded into life this year with six dedicated Law students carrying out work placements in the community.
Cirencester students find the winning formula for the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge
Cirencester College Make National Finals of Debating
Apprenticeship and Vocational Graduation 2017
Download photos from the day here.
Cirencester College Tutor Libby wins national accounting award!
Cirencester College tutor Libby Walklett has won an award from the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians)
Psychology students visit ‘The Clink’ in Cardiff
Recently 50 Psychology students visited one of Cardiff’s top restaurants called ‘The Clink’.
Alex Worrall wins Young Enterprise South West Student Journey Award
Congratulations to Young Enterprise student Alex Worrall who has recently been awarded the Young Enterprise South West Student Journey Award.
Health and Social Care students visit Thorpe Park
A group of Health and Social Care students recently went on a trip to Thorpe Park
Sociologists take a trip to London
Second year Sociology students recently visited London to enhance their Sociological learning.
More success for Young Enterprise at Cirencester Sixth Form College!
More success for our Young Enterprise Teams!
Students put politicians to the test on policies at Colleges Question Time
Politicians applauded students for the informed questioning from the audience
Cirencester College Football Academy win the League!
Cirencester were level on 25 points with local rivals Hartpury having played one less game.
Young Enterprise Area Finals 2017
The Royal Agricultural University played host again this year to the Young Enterprise Area Finals 2017 on Tuesday 2nd May.
Psychology students spend a day at Swansea University
Psychology students were invited by Swansea University to experience a day in the life of a University student.
More success for badminton players at AOC finals
Following last years outstanding gold medal from Andy Ferris and Andrew Jones at the AOC national finals in Badminton,
Cirencester College England Netball umpires off to Disneyland Paris
Hannah Luker (19) and Joseph Killick (18) are travelling to Disneyland Paris on England netballing duties
Biology students visit Warwick University
30 Cirencester College Biology students recently enjoyed a day of fascinating lectures….
Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges 25th Awards Ceremony
over 60 former students, accompanied by families and friends returned to the College
STEM students visit Bristol University
Nearly 100 students from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths visited Bristol University to attend lectures and have a tour of the university.
Student visit to Prague
Travel, Business and Engineering students joined forces for a 4 night trip to Prague.
Phoebe Pine takes up her place on the GB Archery Team
Congratulations to 19 year old A-level student Phoebe Pine, who has recently been accepted on to the World Class Programme for Archery.
Cirencester College Debating Team are Champions of the Central Regional Finals
Congratulations to Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges Debating Society, who have made it through to the National Finals of the Debating Matters competition, after being crowned Central Regional Final Champions.
Cirencester College students raise money for Eating Disorders charity
Cirencester Colleges Student Union held their annual fund raising for Eating Disorders Awareness Week. The money was being raised for BEAT, the UKs Eating Disorders charity who support those with eating disorders and our local BEAT facilitator for Cirencester, Pat Ayres.
Geology students visit the Isle of Wight
The weather was sunny and the rocks were interesting, what more could you want?
Rugby: Worcester 6th Form College 29 v Cirencester 6th Form College 42
traditionally a hard fought game between two evenly matched teams
Psychology students mentor the next generation of students
Students have been gaining valuable work experience by mentoring younger students
Former College student flying out to Mumbai to support slum children
Former Cirencester College student Max Cooke, 27 will be moving to Mumbai later this year to teach English.
Football News: Grieve hatrick keeps Cirencester on Top
Cirencester College Mens first team remain at the top of the ECFA Cat 2 Premier League
This Girl Can!
Sport Englands successful This Girl Can campaign
Students learn a lesson in Restorative Justice
Students talk about Restorative Justice with the Chris Donovan Trust
National Careers Week Round-Up
As part of National Careers Week, Cirencester College held its annual Higher Education and Careers Convention.
Congratulations to former Cirencester College art student, Hannah Cook
Congratulations to former Cirencester College art student, Hannah Cook from Tetbury whose A-level art work was selected for the front cover of a UK crafts catalogue called Specialist Crafts.
Cirencester College Football Academy top of the league
Cirencester College Mens first team returned to the top of the ECFA Cat Premier League yesterday after a tough game against bottom of the League Walsall College.
Cirencester College officially open new Josh Edmonds Media Suite
Today marked the opening of Cirencester Colleges newly refurbished Media Suite named after former student Josh Edmonds who was tragically killed in a road accident whilst travelling in South East Asia.
Science Live – Birmingham
2nd year 3D Design & Textiles students showcase their final projects
The youngest ever Fellow of the Personal Finance Society
The 2017 Classics trip to Rome was unforgettable!
The 2017 Classics trip to Rome was unforgettable! From world-famous sights such as the Colosseum, to incredible sites such as Ostia Antica, the trip was absolutely jam packed.
Law Society Kicks Off With a Bang
Cirencester College was visited this week by BPE Solicitors LLP and Sewell Mullings Logie LLP Solicitors who were kind enough to offer their time and expertise to interview our future lawyers.
Congratulations to several of our students who have got through the AoC Sport National Championships for 2017
The Sundial Theatre Company will be performing Three by Harriet Braun at Sundial Theatre
The Sundial Theatre Company will be performing Three by Harriet Braun at Sundial Theatre, Cirencester on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th February as part of National Theatre Connections a nationwide celebration of new plays for young people.
Recognition for Performing Arts students by leading Drama School
This week at Cirencester College, eleven of our Performing Arts and Drama students participated in an outreach audition for the prestigious drama school the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts.
TIES host annual Networking Event
The Innovation and Enterprise Society (TIES) is a group run by students at Cirencester College.
Iron Man Luke is hoping to run himself into a career in athletics
Eighteen year old sports student Luke Campbell from Malmesbury first became interested in running through a friend
Cirencester Sixth Form College Principal retires
At the end of term Christmas celebrations, staff past and present gathered together to bid farewell to Principal
1st and 2nd year Music Performance students perform to a capacity crowd
1st and 2nd year Music Performance students performed to a capacity crowd in the Spotlight recently.
Animal Management students talk to Primary School pupils about Dog Safety
Animal Management students from Cirencester Sixth Form College were delighted to be invited to Watchfield Primary School.
Charlie and Tom selected for National Hockey Team
Congratulations to Charlie Partridge and Tom Svensson who were recently selected for the AOC British Colleges National Hockey Team.
Career Ready students enjoy a Capital Experience
First year Career Ready students recently visited London for a career development day.
Former Career Ready student becomes youngest ever Fellow of Personal Finance Society
Vito Faircloth, a former Career Ready student from Cirencester College, was told on Friday 2 December that he has become a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society (PFS).
Congratulations to the Debating Society
Congratulations to Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges Debating Society who have got through to the Regional Finals of the Institute of Ideas Debating Matters competition.
Biology Students Attend Biology in Action Lectures at Warwick University
29 Cirencester College Biology students recently enjoyed a day of fascinating lectures at Warwick University by world class scientists in the field of Biology.
Economics students shine at Target 2.0 competition
Tuesday November 29th saw the annual Area Heats of the national Bank of England Target 2.0 in Bristol.
Performing Arts students join in the Advent Festivities
Cirencester College Performing Arts students joined in the Advent Facilities this weekend
Hospitality students raise over £60 for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
Year 2 Hospitality students recently used their event organising skills to raise money for one of their favourite charities, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
Rugby Match Report Wednesday 23rd November
Cirencester College 22 Worcester 6th Form College 19
A Christmas Carol
Its that time of year again; the theatres are serving up their Christmas fare and choice abounds, if you like pantomimes that is.
Sports students visit the University of Gloucestershire
Forty year one students attended the University of Gloucestershire for a taster session with the staff and students
Sensational Sign Language Session
Our 30 credit Health and Social Care students were treated to a fantastic sign language lesson by the British Sign Language College in Gloucester last week
As part of a week of Remembrance events marking Armistice Day on 11 November. Dr Matt Leonard delivered a lecture called Poppyganda to look at the history of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance.
Students and Staff Remember together at Cirencester Sixth Form College
Hundreds of students and staff joined together in an act of remembrance at 11am, today
New apprentices settle in at Cirencester College
It has been a busy time of the year for the apprenticeship team, with over 30 new apprentices having joined the College for the training element of their apprenticeships.
Budding Journalist Noah is hitting the headlines
Sixteen year old Noah Dougherty has been making his own headlines recently as he took up his new post as columnist for the Stroud News and Journal.
Students find out about a Life behind Bars
As part of the enrichment programme at Cirencester College, the Law and Psychology teams invited ‘True Life Conferences’ to run their Life Behind Bars Conference.
TV Science Presenter Opens new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths building at Cirencester College)
ESFA Colleges Cup First round – Cirencester College 3 New College, Swindon 2
Cirencester go through to the next round after beating close rivals New College, Swindon at the Corinium Stadium on 6 October.
Helpful Health and Social Care!
Our big hearted Health and Social Care students were treated to a very special visit this week from the British Heart Foundations very own Miss Hearty!
Cirencester College is seeking a new Chair of Governors
Cirencester College, an OFSTED-rated Outstanding Sixth Form College, is seeking applications from individuals who are interested in becoming our new Chair of Governors
Creative & Digital Media Apprenticeship – BBC Bristol
After completing her Creative and Digital apprenticeship, Candice became a Broadcast Assistant at Radio Bristol
I left 6th form where I studied Media Studies, English Language, Art and Performing Arts. I had planned to take a gap year until I saw the apprenticeship advertised.
St James’s Place Wealth Management – Business Administration Apprentices
Jessica Masters, 19, and Charlotte Bignell, 18 started their Business Administration Apprenticeships at St. Jamess Place Wealth Management last year.
Derive Logic – IT Applications Apprentices
Josh Riddett, 19 and Charlie Hughes, 19, both started their 12 month IT Applications Specialist Advanced apprenticeships at Derive Logic in July last year.
Sports Report 21 September 2016
This week got off to exciting, start of sports fixtures for our various sports development teams at the College.
Sports students praised for leadership skills!
Fourteen 2nd year level 3 sports students from Cirencester College gained invaluable work experience this week.
STUDENTS 4* SUCCESS AT EDINBURGH FRINGE
Cirencester College students celebrate success at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Cirencester Apprentice wins national education award
Another successful Festival of Arts in Cirencester
Cirencester College have held another successful Festival of Arts in Cirencester.
Continued success for Cirencesters stars of the future
Cirencester College Performing Arts students are following a long line of tradition of successfully progressing to prestigious drama schools and universities.
Cirencester College celebrate outstanding vocational course successes
Friday 1st July was the inaugural vocational graduation celebration at College and what a year it has been for vocational courses at Cirencester College, with record numbers of distinctions and distinction stars for the graduating students.
Countryside Management students support Lydiard Park environmental project
Recently a group of Countryside Management students from Cirencester College spent two days on environmental improvements at Lydiard Park in Swindon.
Football Academy players off to the USA
Congratulations to Cirencester College footballers David Chesterman, Henry Jones, Luke Neves and Redd Pratley on gaining football scholarships to study for degrees in America.
BTEC Sport trip to Cardiff Met
Recently Cirencester College’s BTEC Sports students took the opportunity to visit Cardiff Metropolitan University School of Sport.
Highlights from the Archaeology Trip to Slovenia
Back in March 2016 students studying Archaeology visited the wonderful country of Slovenia. First year Foundation Degree student Tom Gower gives us an illuminating insight into his personal highlights from the trip
Going for Gold
Last week saw four of our intrepid explorers head off to the foothills of the Snowdon for the expedition element of their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.
Archant Community Media Ltd
Archants Cheltenham office recruited their first apprentice back in 2010.
Raising money for Macmillan written by student, Freya Mercier.
To help raise money for Macmillan three tutor groups worked closely alongside each other with the help of our tutors.
Cirencester students Amy and Tom chosen as Black Sea STEM Scholars
Congratulations to Cirencester Sixth Form College students Amy Wakeman and Thomas Davis who have become Black Sea STEM Scholars a unique project run in association with Southampton University. To do so they had to go through a rigorous and competitive selection process.
Latest news from Career Ready students
It has been another busy time for our Career Ready students, whilst our first years have had their first taste of business networking our second years graduated at the prestigious Calcot Manor, near Tetbury.
Sporting success at AOC National Finals
Congratulations go to Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges Andy Ferris and Andrew Jones, who returned triumphant with Gold medals from the recent AOC National Sports Finals.
Illustration Workshop at Corinium Museum
On Wednesday 2nd March a group of students myself included – went down to the Corinium Museum in Cirencester and completed a workshop on archaeological illustrations. There we had the opportunity to draw a series of artefacts from the Roman period and the Bronze Age.