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‘Writers’ Workshop’ for Creative Writing Students
May 24, 2016

During April, the A Level Creative Writing students spent a great afternoon with novelist Jason Webster and poet and non-fiction writer Robert Twigger. Twelve students and staff came together in college to take part in a series of writing exercises geared around ‘making a cup of tea’. It may sound simple –maybe even dull – […]

Prince Charles visits the Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts
May 13, 2016

Weymouth College were pleased to welcome the Prince Of Wales on Friday at the Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts at Poundbury.  Prince Charles was greeted by Director of DCCA Sarah Drew and watched the glass making process at Notarianni Glass before spending time with the Weymouth College Stonemasonry  students.  

Three Weymouth College students to compete in Wella XPOSURE 2016 regional finals
March 30, 2016

Weymouth College students Chloe Fishwick, Shannon Marie Neal and Phoebe Light are all heading to Bristol on 20th April to compete in the regional finals of the Wella XPOSURE Awards 2016. All three students were selected following their performance in the photographic heats. The students will each style and prepare their models – developing cut, […]

Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year 2016
March 21, 2016

At a presentation held at the college on 18th March – in support of National Apprenticeship Week – Richard Drax MP was pleased to be able to present Lauren Viney with the Weymouth College Apprentice of the Year Award 2016.  A business administration student, Lauren has been undertaking an apprenticeship with Dorset Police. Stewart Smith, Personnel […]

Skills Minister Nick Boles visits Weymouth College in support of Apprenticeship Week

Skills Minister Nick Boles and Richard Drax MP joined Weymouth College at a reception and presentation on Friday 18th March – the culmination of a week of activities at the college in support of National Apprenticeship Week.  National Apprenticeship Week Skills Minister Nick Boles and Richard Drax joined college staff, local employers and business leaders […]

A day airside at Bournemouth
February 19, 2016

Our travel and tourism students have spent a day at Bournemouth Airport fire station. A talk on aircraft emergencies and onboard fire situations was followed by a smoke-filled incident simulation – with the students experiencing first-hand what it is like to wear a fire hood.  The students were invited to visit the Air Traffic Control […]

A great day in the HIX Academy
February 5, 2016

A great day in the HIX Academy yesterday.  Milton Abbey School joined us for the day.  And in the evening the HIX students created a fabulous dinner for their families and friends.

Students demand safe road crossing
February 1, 2016

After a number of near misses with cars travelling too fast, students and staff from Weymouth College, Westfield Arts College and St John’s School have staged a mass protest to demand that the road crossing at Cranford Avenue is made safer. Students who are wheelchair users find the crossing particularly dangerous. Jordan Woodward said ‘It […]

‘Hot Lime’ day at Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts

Architects, surveyors, architectural technologists, stone masons and conservators were amongst over 50 attendees joining Weymouth College conservation and stonemasonry students, at Wednesday’s inaugural ‘Hot Lime’ day at the Dorset Centre for the Creative Art’s purpose-built masonry workshop in Poundbury, Dorchester. Building limes were used as the principal binder for mortars and plasters for thousands of […]

A summer of sailing for two successful Prince’s Trust Programme students from Weymouth College
January 25, 2016

Will Makepeace (17) and Antony Fairhurst (19) – both Prince’s Trust Programme students with Weymouth College – will be spending much of the late spring and summer volunteering on the Tall Ship Pelican. The two students joined T.S. Pelican – a Class A tall ship operated by Dorset-based charity Adventure Under Sail – to undertake […]

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