Four students recently competed against schools and colleges from across Europe at the UK’s largest autonomous-robotics competition.
College holds Science Taster for year 10s
This week the College welcomed Kingshill School year 10s to an A-level Science Taster Day.
Eryn is Cirencester Apprentice of the Year
Congratulations to student Eryn Sergeant who has won ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Business Awards.
All female Geology team aims high at national competition
An all-female team of College students have recently attended the National Schools Geology Challenge final in London.
Sports Roundup: Gold in Nepal, Futsal Top 5 & more…
All the latest sport news from across the College, including students own personal accomplishments.
College poets selected for prestigious anthology
Two students have recently been selected by the Young Writer’s Poetry Escape competition to be published in the regional anthology.
A close shave for lecturer Ken Jones
Ahead of half-term, Design Lecturer Ken Jones had raised an incredible £890 for Mental Health UK, going completely beardless for the first time in 20 years.
Horse Care students hold their annual show
First year Horse Care students recently showcased their horse presentation skills at the College’s Three Oaks Farm annual show.
Uniformed Public Services Students scale 3 peaks raising £1000 for charity
Recently 22 of the College’s intrepid Uniformed Public Service students bravely took on one of their biggest challenges by completing three of the UK’s highest peaks.
Topping Out Ceremony for new Animal Centre
Today College staff and students celebrated the final stages of construction of the their new £.7 million Animal Centre with a ‘topping out’ ceremony.
Hundreds celebrate Health and Wellbeing at the College
Recently Over 800 students took part in Cirencester Colleges annual Health and Wellbeing week, an essential part of the College tutorial programme.
Centurions entertain audience at College’s first TED talk
The College recently held its first independent TEDxYouth event, giving away 100 free tickets to students and members of the local community.
Geography students visit Nettlecombe Field Studies Centre
15 Geography students recently visited Nettlecombe Field Studies Centre in Somerset and carried out a range of fieldwork activities to give them lots of ideas to apply to their Independent Investigation.
Alumni achieve outstanding results at university
Former Cirencester College students are nearly 10% more likely to achieve a First or 2.1 degree classification compared to other colleges, schools and sixth forms across the country.
Students raise critical awareness of male eating disorders
Six College students have raised over £100 for BEAT Eating Disorders by organising a tombola, guess the number of socks, and lunchtime collections.
Cirencester students give back to their community on NCS action day
Five students from Cirencester College donated their Saturday to make positive changes in the local community as part of Action Day, a national movement organised by the National Citizen Service (NCS).
Double Gold for May in Olympiad Awards
Congratulations to May Fisher who was awarded double gold in the Biology and Chemistry Olympiads.
Award winning student to make feature-film debut
First year student Olivia Maiden will produce ‘Peace In Our Time,’ her first feature-length film inspired by her History studies into World War II Britain.
Politics students put local MP to the test
Last week Politics students put Cotswolds MP, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown on the spot by holding an exclusive Question Time with him to raise their concerns about local and national issues.
Heroic students rescue mountain biker in Black Mountains
Cirencester Colleges Duke of Edinburgh students found themselves coming to the rescue of an injured mountain biker this weekend while hiking in the Welsh Black Mountains.
First year students become Budapest travel guides
Thirty-four students recently directed their own three-day guided tour of the city of Budapest, visiting historical landmarks, tasting local food and experiencing Hungarys unique laws.
Mad Hatters’ raise hundreds for brain charity
Over six-hundred and fifty pounds has been raised by students and staff donning crazy hats, baking and selling gifts to celebrate Wear A Hat Day 2019.
College celebrates Environmental Awareness Day
Students and teachers last week celebrated Cirencester Colleges Environmental Awareness Day by turning off lights, car sharing, litter picking and raising awareness of Climate Change.
Geography students visit Dorset’s coastal sea defences
First year Geography A-level students monitored the success of coastal management systems on their recent trip to the seaside town of Bournemouth.
Pre-Teaching students explore future in Higher Education
A leading education lecturer from the University of Worcester has been helping students to explore their future options after college.
Students lead Panathlon event for local primary schools
Sports Diploma students recently organised a sports day for eleven Gloucestershire primary schools as part of Panathlon an event to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
College students through to FA Peoples Cup final
Congratulations to the College’s futsal team who are now in a great position to win the FA Peoples Cup final tournament, and lift the trophy at this year’s Wembley FA Cup final.
First-year students raise record total for charity
First-year College students have raised more than £200 for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) by organising a charity five-a-side football tournament.
Geology and Environmental Science students visit Tenerife
Twenty-three Geology and Environmental Science students recently returned from the Canary island of Tenerife after studying its two-thousand-year-old volcano and the diverse environmental landscape.
Higher Education and Careers Convention
Yesterday Cirencester Sixth Form College welcomed 80 exhibitors to its annual University and Careers Convention. With so many exhibitors taking part this has been the biggest and best ever convention the College has hosted.
Uniformed Public Services students host inaugural Disability Roadshow for local primary schools
Congratulations to Cirencester Colleges Year 1 Level 2 Uniformed Public Services who hosted the first Disability Roadshow for the College and local primary schools.
Jess and Abigail selected as AOC Championship volunteers
Congratulations to Jess Campbell and Abigail Martin-Hicks who have both been selected to be volunteers at the 2019 Sport National Championships.
Rugby Match Report: Cirencester 6th Form 39 – Hereford 6th Form 7
In the final home game of the college rugby season, Cirencester College faced a tough and well drilled Hereford Sixth Form
Animal Management students visited by the Guide Dogs Association
Animal Management Level 3 students were excited to welcome Alex Beadle and Zack from the Guide Dogs Association recently.
College holds first Futsal tournament
Last week Cirencester Sixth Form College held their first ever Futsal Tournament in Partnership with FA Futsal.
Principal cuts first sod for new Animal Centre at Cirencester Sixth Form College
Principal Jim Grant of Cirencester Sixth Form College has marked the official start of construction for the new £.7 million Animal Centre.
Students chosen for prestigious new Creative Writing Project at Cheltenham Festival
Congratulations to four of Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges English students, who have won a place on an exciting new creative writing initiative and mentoring project called Write Now at Cheltenham Festivals.
Biology students visit Birmingham Conference
This week a group of twenty nine year 1 and year 2 A-level Biology students enjoyed a series of lectures from top scientists at Birmingham Town Hall.
Geology students return as regional champions
Congratulations to seven of Cirencester Colleges most resolute Geology students who have returned regional champions from this years Geology Challenge, held at the Structural Soils HQ in Bristol.
Cirencester Sixth Form College holds its first Geography Conference
Geography students at Cirencester Sixth Form College recently attended the Colleges inaugural Geography Conference.
Ofsted validates Colleges impressive track record
A long-awaited Ofsted visit to Cirencester College has confirmed a high level of good with significant outstanding features across all categories.
Cirencester Sixth Form College Annual Award Ceremony 2018
This week Cirencester Sixth Form College hosted an evening of celebration to recognise the outstanding achievements of students and staff at the annual Awards Ceremony.
Students get a taste of the toughest challenge, Marine Training
Recently Cirencester Colleges Uniformed Public Service students took part in what one student described as ‘five of the hardest days of their Life ’
Rewilding conference told of need to stop decline in biodiversity
The UK is going backwards in biodiversity and rewilding significant parts of our environment is ultimately needed, a conference heard.
Biologists explore their future options
This week 40 Biology students took part in a live webinar event run by Sheffield University.
Local politician hosts question and answer session for Politics students
Cirencester College recently hosted a question and answer session with local Cirencester Town Council member Sabrina Poole. Sabrina, a former student, is the youngest and only Green Party councillor on the town council.
Military Preparation students cause a riot in Bristol!
This week our Military preparation students were given permission to riot at the Police Avon and Somerset Operational Training Unit at Clevedon in Bristol.
Animal Centre to the Rescue
Students and staff arrived at College this morning to find a distressed Great Northern Diver (Common Loon) lying injured in the College car park. Luckily with our own Animal Management department on hand the College was able to come to the rescue.
Biology students visit Warwick University
This week thirty Year 1 and Year 2 Biology students visited Warwick University for a day of fascinating and inspiring lectures which covered a diverse range of Biology topics from animal behaviour to ground breaking new medical treatments.
Uniformed Public Service students finish successful 3 day expedition
Military Preparation Course students recently completed a 3 day expedition in the Cotswold Water Park
Staff and Students take time for Reflection
As part of British Values Cirencester College promotes British Events including Remembrance Day. 2018 has been a particularly poignant year with the commemoration of 100 years since the first armistice at the end of World War I in 1918.
Leah successfully completes Nuffield Research Work Placement
Congratulations to 2nd year student Leah Fitzpatrick for successfully completing her 4 week Nuffield Research placement at the University of West of England.
Cirencester Sixth Form College Remembers
Today hundreds of students, staff and some parents gathered together at 11am in an act of remembrance to mark the Armistice centenary.
Former Cirencester College students return to lead performing arts workshop
Former performing arts students Laruen Wood and Emily Green returned to College last week to lead a challenging masterclass for year 1 and year 2 performing arts students.
Confident return for leadership student Tori
Cirencester Rotary Clubs members welcomed back 18 year-old Cirencester College student Tori Baddeley who the Club had supported to undertake the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) scheme.
A-level Geography students go Underground
Year one Geography students have been exploring industrial change in the South Wales Valleys and the Cardiff area
Graphics Lecturer Will creates mural at local primary school with Year 5 pupils
In the summer local primary school Robert Le Kyng in Swindon invited Graphic Communication Lecturer Will Chapman to help their Year 5 children with an exciting new mural project for their school.
Countryside students from Cirencester Sixth Form College help flood prevention in Gloucester Street, Cirencester
The students took part in a practical with FWAG to help alleviate flooding in Cirencester by clearing vegetation along the river Churn near Gloucester St. Sluice
Cirencester sends Cirencester College Alumni Student Alice off to Australia
It has been announced that 18 year old Alice Chandler will be the first young person to be sent to Bathurst in New South Wales as part of the friendship initiative between the Australian city and the Cotswold town of Cirencester.
Cirencester Colleges new recruit Daisy teaches Swindon children dog safety.
Cirencester Sixth Form College recently welcomed a new recruit to the Animal Centre, Daisy, a 13 week year old rescued mix breed terrier. Daisy having already won the hearts of staff and students went out on her first trip to help educate young children on dog safety.
Toby wins Cotswolds Spirit of Youth Award
Cirencester Sixth Form College student Toby Jones was the toast of the Cotswolds last night picking up the Spirit of Youth Award at the Pride of the Cotswolds Awards 2018 at Forest Green Rovers.
High flying finance student Emily in top one percent nationally for exam results
Students from Cirencester Sixth Form College have once again been rewarded for their outstanding achievements in their Level 3 Financial Studies examinations this summer.
Performing Arts students reprise Edinburgh play next week in the Sundial Theatre
The cream of the Sundial Theatre Companys acting crop have been up at the Edinburgh Festival this summer with their new play, Animal Management.
Cirencester Sixth Form College celebrates another year of exceptional A-level results
A record 7 students have secured their Oxbridge places with outstanding results, our highest for many years.
Exam Results Blog 2018
A record 7 students have secured their Oxbridge places with outstanding results, our highest for many years.
Psychology students take part in sleep deprivation study
Recently a group of psychology students took part in a sleep deprivation study organised by the Psychology Society.
Amy completes her Gold Duke of Edinburgh
Amy Eastcott has just completed her Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award and in her own words she describes the challenges she faced on expedition.
Sharing our Chemistry skills!
Recently Cirencester Sixth Form College were really pleased to welcome 49 Year 9 GCSE Chemistry pupils from Cirencester Kingshill School for a titration master class
Land & Wildlife highlight reel
It has been another busy year on the Land and Wildlife course. During the estate skills lesson students had the opportunity to practice their coppicing skills at Siccaridge Woods.
Rotary set students a space-age challenge
The Rotary Club of Cirencester recently staged their annual Technology Tournament challenge at Cirencester Sixth Form College
Star Performing Arts student from Cirencester Sixth form College wins place at LAMDA
Student of the year for Level 3 Performing Arts at Cirencester College, Ethan Hughes has won a place at one of the most prestigious schools for drama in the country, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).
Annual Vocational and Apprenticeship Graduation Day a celebration of outstanding achievement
Download photos from the day here.
British Wildlife Conservation students carry out 24hr Wildlife Survey
British Wildlife Conservation Foundation Degree students carried out a 24 hour wildlife survey of the Royal Agricultural University and Cirencester College sites.
Sam wins Walktography Competition
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, students discovered a different approach to the art of photography by walking around their local area to enhance their wellbeing.
Cirencester College Biology students adopt a pangolin
A year 1 Biology group have adopted a pangolin (which has been named Pablo) through WWF
Knepp Castle owner to share insights into rewilding his family estate
Sir Charles Charlie Burrell will discuss the rewilding project that transformed his familys Knepp Castle estate, when he joins experts at a conference dedicated to this new form of conservation.
Cirencester Sixth Form College to pioneer new T-levels
Cirencester Sixth Form College has been selected as one of only 52 education providers in the country to provide the new technical level qualifications from 2020.
Congratulations to Cirencester College Apprenticeship Team on winning Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Award
Cirencester College Apprenticeship Team were delighted to pick up the Cirencester Chamber of Commerce’s Team of the Year Runners Up Award at the weekend
Oxford Brookes University visit Pre Teaching students
Last week Pre Teaching students had a really helpful visit from Oxford Brookes University who led a workshop about teaching.
Geography students visit the Field Studies Centre at Nettlecombe
Year One Geography students recently went on a Geography Residential field trip to the Field Studies Centre (Nettlecombe) run by the Field Studies Council
Vitoria takes time out to support disadvantaged Romanian children
First year student A-level Vitoria Schoeps has been using her musical talents to help raise money to support disadvantaged Romanian children.
Another successful Health, Fitness and Wellbeing Day at Cirencester Sixth Form College
On Wednesday 25th April, Cirencester College held another successful Health, Fitness and Wellbeing day thanks to Sport Englands Tackling Inactivity funding.
Chloe and Rosie win gold at national championships
Rosie Postlewhite and Chloe Haywood returned victorious from the National Association of Colleges Badminton finals this week having won gold in the girls doubles.
Toby Jones awarded with Nairac Youth Award
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal honoured Cirencester College student Toby Jones with the Nairac Youth Award.
Student Jack fulfills his dream of diving in the Red Sea
Student Jack fulfills his dream of diving in the Red Sea
This week the Chemistry Department welcomed 56 Year 9 Kingsdown students to College
Students wanted to give them the experience of completing some challenging practicals in our purpose built labs
Students raise money for local Eating Disorders Group
Students on the Works4Me programme at Cirencester Sixth Form College have recently been working hard to raise money for their local Beating Eating Disorders (BEAT) Group in Cirencester.
Cirencester Sixth Form Colleges High Achieving students gain places at top universities
Cirencester Sixth Form College students have once again succeeded in gaining offers from a variety of top universities.
PE Students visit Bath University
Recently a group of A-Level Physical Education students spent a day at the University of Bath.
First there was six!
First there was six. Then Almighty Gareth came to them with a noble quest only the most experienced geologists could conquer.
Art students visit Milan
Recently, 40 Creative Arts students took a 4 day trip to Milan as a resource gathering expedition
Champions for the Second Year Running
The Debating Society of Cirencester Sixth Form College were crowned Cardiff Champions 2018 last week at the Debating Matters national competition.
New residents arrive in Cirencester College’s Animal Management Centre
The Animal Management department are very excited to welcome a new species of animal into their care.
Former IT students visit the College to talk about apprenticeships!
Former BTEC IT students James Lloyd and Tom Fisher returned to College this week to talk to current IT students about choosing an apprenticeship when they leave College.
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
Works4Me 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!
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.