Prince’s Trust Team members celebrate with the Leggomen
February 26, 2015

Team members, family and friends from the first cohort of the Prince’s Trust Team Programme at Weymouth College; have attended a celebration event to recognise their achievements as they come to the end of their 12-week course. The Prince’s Trust Team Programme is designed to engage 16-25 year olds by building their confidence and abilities […]

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Top grade for Weyco and primary school catering services
February 20, 2015

A partnership between Weyco catering services at Weymouth College and six local schools are celebrating after each operation was awarded a grade ‘5’ after recent environmental health visits. The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), which is run by the local authority in partnership with the Food Standards Agency, helps individuals to decide where to eat […]

Inspectors impressed by College improvements in teaching, learning and assessment
February 18, 2015

Weymouth College has just received the results of their January Ofsted inspection and has been commended for the considerable improvements made since its last inspection in the summer of 2013. The areas inspected included Music and Performing Arts, Health and Social Care, Early Years and Playwork, Hospitality and Catering at the new Hix Academy, and […]

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Weymouth College scoops two prestigious National Awards
February 6, 2015

Staff and students celebrate winning two coveted “Further Education Oscars” Staff and students are celebrating today as Weymouth College has won two prestigious Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards; one for Careers Education and Guidance and the other for Sport in the Curriculum. The awards, sponsored by UCAS Progress and VTCT, respectively, were presented to […]

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Students secure investment for ‘Block Money Clothing’ business

On Thursday 5th February, a team of Weymouth College students participated in a Young Enterprise ‘Dragon’s Den’ event where they pitched their business idea ‘Block Money Clothing’ to six local investors, including ASDA, Sunny Days Nursey and Humphries Kirk Solicitors. The event which was held as part of the ‘Route to Work’ programme, is a […]

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Stonemasonry at Weymouth College goes from strength to strength
February 4, 2015

  Stonemasonry students from Weymouth College continue to impress at a national level after a number won highly acclaimed competitions. In May 2014 Justin Cross (NVQ Level 3) who is employed by Carrek, Jordan Vincent (NVQ Level 3) employed by Stone Firms and Archie Stoke-Faiers (Dip Level 3), took part in the Stone Federation UK […]

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Weymouth College students in Young Enterprise Scheme
February 3, 2015

Weymouth College students are taking part in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event on Thursday 5th February to pitch their business ideas to local investors who are ready to invest money into start-up businesses. Participating in the ‘Route to Work’ programme run by Young Enterprise, students from the college have been given the opportunity to setup […]

College on Course for Balanced Budget
January 29, 2015

Weymouth College has completed work on plans to bring its budget back into surplus and address issues with its finances which were highlighted by the FE Commissioner Dr David Collins back in 2014. The financial plan builds on actions already taken in the last six months to achieve savings of over £1m through tighter control […]

New leisure course subjects wanted!
January 22, 2015

Weymouth College runs a very successful programme of leisure courses for adults each term.  Over 2,500 people have enrolled onto these courses in the three years they have been running. They have proved so popular that we would now like to enhance the choice of leisure courses available as our students are always looking to […]

Weymouth College to kick National Apprenticeships Week 2015 off with Apprenticeship Fair
January 21, 2015

This March will see a national focus on Apprenticeships when National Apprenticeship Week takes place, Monday 9th March until Friday 13th March. The nationwide campaign encourages employers to celebrate the achievements of their apprentices and recommend to other businesses the benefits of providing an Apprenticeship. Apprenticeships are a nationwide scheme enabling young people and adult […]

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