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It’s that time of year again! Brooks Restaurant Christmas Menu is available and now is the time to book a table for your Christmas lunch or dinner. Christmas lunches and […]
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They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old, Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun, and in […]
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Dr Barbara Spittle appointed Acting Chair of the Governing Body at Brooklands College.
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Brooklands College is deeply saddened to hear of the death of her Majesty the Queen. The Queen was truly remarkable. We respect the Queen’s strong commitment and duty to the […]
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Brooklands College is delighted to announce that we have been successful in gaining a share of the Department for Education’s  Further Education Capital Transformation Fund. This funding will be used […]
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Do you want to improve your career prospects? Are your IT knowledge & skills holding you back? Then this could be the course for you!  We’re offering a 1-week intensive […]
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The HNC in Policing students at the College have had a busy few weeks as they edge closer towards completing their higher qualification. Not only have they been working hard […]
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Brooklands College is investing in extending smart cloud software from Civica to bring multiple systems into one simple platform across Human Resources (HR) and Payroll, Finance and Education Management. Civica […]
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The Careers Fair held during National Careers Week had a real buzz and atmosphere with employers and students alike glad to have some some face to face contact. The event […]
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Young Spelthorne residents will have a new support service to help them develop skills and kickstart their careers following the launch of the Spelthorne Youth Hub and the web application […]
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On the 9th February, our Travel & Tourism students planned and delivered a spectacular fundraising dinner in aid of Dreamflight UK. Our Catering & Hospitality students also worked hard to […]
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Reece McCarthy at only 22, was delighted to pick up the Outstanding Apprentice of the Year Award at the Association of Bricklayers and Contractors Awards evening in February. This nationally […]
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Dr Ben Spencer MP for Runnymede and Elmbridge visited Brooklands College last week to support the opening of the new Employability and Learning Hub. This flexible learning space, supported by […]
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Hair and Beauty students from Brooklands College demonstrated their skills at the College Hair & Beauty Competition last week. The categories included Level 1 Hair and Beauty – Red Carpet […]
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Update 20th February 2022 Further to Storm Eunice, both the Ashford and Weybridge Campus have been assessed and will be open as usual on Monday 21st February. Brooks Hair & Beauty […]
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Read our Education and Recovery Plan 2021-22 which outlines how we intend to support learners to catch up on ‘lost learning’ due to the pandemic.
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At Brooklands College, we are always striving to ensure the best educational experience for our students and are excited to announce a new Government initiative. The Government has made available […]
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We will keep this page updated with latest developments regarding Coronavirus, please check back regularly. STUDENT LINKS: Support | Google Classroom | Password Reset – 01932506935 PARENTS & GUARDIANS Update […]
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HNC Policing students are asking staff and fellow students to donate to the Runnymede Foodbank. Ellie-May Simmons explained “ As a group, we really wanted to help others over the […]
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Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, Brooklands College is dedicating 18 – 22 October to Colleges Week 2021 and highlighting the amazing work colleges do and why long-term investment is crucial if the government is to ‘level up’ all areas of the country.
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Coming to a new country with little or no understanding of the local language is a tough challenge for any foreign individual. Valeria D. Torok arrived in the UK from […]
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On 30th September 2021, we were delighted to hold the official opening event for Brooks Hair & Beauty in Ashford, Surrey. The department and the college have been very pleased to see the building and development of the brand new salon located on Ashford High Street over the past year.
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On 23rd September 2021, Brooklands College Business and Media learners were selected as finalists for The Spelthorne Business Plan Competition 2021, hosted at BP in Sunbury.
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The world of work is ever-changing with industries, careers and jobs growing at a rapid rate and brought on largely by new technologies and a greater shift towards ‘agile’ working.
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Brooklands College, Elmbridge Borough Council and Runnymede Borough Council have launched a new Youth Hub to provide expert support for 18-24 year olds to help find employment or training.
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We’ve had a fantastic start to the new academic year, especially after the ongoing challenges of the COVID pandemic. There is now a happy buzz on campus once more with learners able to develop their skills in practical training as well as safely socialise with each other.
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The Welsh Guards kindly visited our Level 3 and our HNC students in the recent term. The aim of their visit was to further the students' knowledge regarding surveillance and techniques along with understanding the correct protocol for operating during a surveillance stint. 
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The RAF Small Arms Association turned 100 this year and to commemorate the occasion, our Hospitality & Catering Lecturer Susan Haskell presented the Association with a special cake for their celebrations. 
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As part of their land-based activities unit, Uniformed Public Services students headed over to Woking Archery Club in the recent term. Throughout their course students are expected to practice key characteristics such as leadership, discipline, strategic planning, coordination, teamwork and a plethora of other skills which are required in this line of work.
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Think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in the fast-paced world of Media? Former student Lauren Ashworth studied Media at Brooklands College between 2009 - 2012, she developed her skill set and worked her way through the industry to now hold the title of Head of Projects at broadcasting company Learn Live UK.
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Studying GSCSEs can either be a necessity for future ambitions or a simple choice to gain general skills for life. Here at Brooklands College we offer GCSE courses for school leavers and adult learners including English, Maths and Biology. 
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At Brooklands College, we are proud to have an extraordinary team of dedicated lecturers in all curriculum areas. It is very rewarding to hear their praises being sung too by the students and parents. We are delighted to share this letter from one parent Jody who heartily commends her son’s lecturer Derek Cully.
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Delivered in partnership with Oxford Brookes University, Brooklands Colleges offers HE courses in Motorsport Engineering. We have extensive employer links which allow our courses to be tailored to meet industry needs and current practice.
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So, you’ve aced college life and are now ready to start a new adventure - What next? We caught up with a few students to chat about the #BCexperience and the different progression routes... 
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Rev your engines! Level 3 Motorsport Engineering students are thrilled to have received a donation of the Saker RapX race car. This generosity comes with an exciting challenge to building a GT race car for ALP Racing.
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Introducing the Brooklands College upcycling club! Our SEND & Transition department have established this fantastic creative project for students to participate in. The club is initially being offered to the SEND & Transition bubbles with the potential to roll out across the college to all students. 
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It’s that time of the year where our Business students participate in The Big Idea Challenge, an enterprise initiative by London Metropolitan University. Over the course of a few months, students across the UK get involved and compete in multiple stages across the competition with the aim to progress and build on their ideas.
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Commencing  on 19th January and ending on 30th April, the challenge was for our students and staff to walk 101 miles each over 101 days and raise money for the NHS. The project also aimed to improve morale amongst College members and to help everyone keep fit and healthy during the national lockdown.  
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Across the recent weeks, students and staff have been working hard to revitalise our onsite allotment to be able to put it to good use. Students got stuck in by weeding, cutting the grass, painting beds as well as generally cleaning and tidying the area.
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Brooklands College take the safety of all students seriously and do not tolerate any form of sexual abuse and will take any occurrence of such seriously. Our aim is to support potential victims of sexual harassment and abuse, to educate and work in collaboration with all students. ensuring sexual harassment and abuse is not part of the college culture.
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Meet 21 year old Cameron Flynn, a Catering & Hospitality student at Brooklands College looking to make a positive impact in his community... Cameron first became aware of a bizarre occurrence in the local Elmbridge area in early Spring of which someone had been chopping down trees at night leaving community members puzzled.
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Brooklands College is proud to launch Brooks Hair & Beauty - A professional salon brand offering an array of hair & beauty treatments to the general public. We are fortunate to have two salons, an onsite salon at our Weybridge campus as well as a brand new salon located on Ashford High Street. 
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The Media industry is notorious for that great buzz of excitement and creative opportunities. Getting behind the camera and working in the studio were former student Thomas Parker’s ambitions and he has progressed onto a successful career with many accomplishments. 
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Since 19th January, our students and staff have been walking every day with a number of intentions including: feeling united as a college whilst remote working; staying physically fit & mentally healthy during lockdown; and raising money for the NHS. We are now on the home stretch with our end date of 30th April in sight.
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A mere 25+ years ago, Julie was unsure of what she wanted to do. She stumbled upon the brand new Travel & Tourism course (formerly known as Leisure Studies). This was the first year that Brooklands College ran the course and it progressed onwards from there. Julie enjoyed the practical nature of the course and, in particular, liked the ‘People In Organisations’ and ‘Arts & Entertainments’ modules. “We organised a conference and events, that was quite good. We also had a trip to Barcelona,” Julie explains. 
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Following the government announcement on Monday 22nd February, just like every other UK education provider, we began preparations to ensure students have a safe return to site. Lecturers started working on the transition for those returning to continue their practical training and, simultaneously, we all got ready for COVID testing. 
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As part of their qualification, this week our SEND & Transition students have been tasked to plan and organise a few fundraising activities for Red Nose Day, Comic Relief. It is a great opportunity for the students to make a positive contribution to the community and raise a smile or two.
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1 - 6 March 2021, a week dedicated to showing learners a broad insight into different career paths and options. The UK-wide event allows education providers to celebrate the wide spectrum of career opportunities and guidance available. 
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Throughout February, Level 3 Media student Thomas has been taking on a virtual work experience placement with the well-renowned music streaming company Spotify. During the placement, he has been creating daily audio notes discussing his progress. 
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Motorsport Engineering is an exciting subject to choose here at Brooklands College. Our courses provide learners with specialised skills and knowledge in fault rectification & diagnostics, engineering design and motorsport preparation & inspection. Many of our students progress onto working in the industry with various racing teams, one of which includes the West Surrey Racing.
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Would you be interested in supporting our students to return to onsite education safely? If so, we would love to hear from you. We are appealing for more volunteers to join our COVID Testing Centre to help administer Lateral Flow Tests to students and staff.  
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Delivered in partnership with Oxford Brookes University, our Motorsport Engineering Foundation Degrees are a popular choice to students who want a practical learning experience where they can really get stuck […]
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Whilst remote learning, Level 3 Media student Chloe has created a multiplane camera setup at home. As part of her course assignment, Chloe has discussed this unique camera in depth explaining how it changed animation history.  She also conducted a series of experiments with her multiplane camera setup and compared this to Photoshop animation.
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The Child Studies department is very proud to announce that the winner of the 2019 - 2020 Christine Lawless Creative Practitioner Prize conferred by Kingston University has been won by Laura Davies, who completed her Level 5 Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice Foundation Degree in June 2020 at Brooklands College proudly gaining a Distinction.
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Are you interested in a career in Policing? A really great place to start is at Brooklands College in Weybridge. This two year programme studying Policing at Level 4 and Level 5 gives you a fantastic foundation on which to build your application for a Policing career.
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During lockdown, Ruby found another rewarding hobby - sewing masks for the NHS. “I was involved with a group of seamstresses who initially made PPE for keyworkers and then we made masks which were sold at local retailers.
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For many, GCSEs can be a difficult yet vital stepping stone in education. You may not have achieved the necessary results in order to progress onto your chosen path, or, you may not have sat the exams for various reasons and you will need to in order to get your foot in the door ready for further education or employment. 
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As part of their Apprentice challenge learning module, our SEND & Transition learners have been working in groups on a number of enterprise activities. In correlation to this, they held a variety of events at our Weybridge campus for college members to get involved with during the recent Autumn term.
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Six colleges have joined forces to ensure their students don’t miss out on work experience opportunities during lockdown. Over one thousand 16-18-year olds will take part in the virtual work experience programme funded by the Department for Education (DFE), starting on 22 February 2021. Top employers will give the young people online webinars to demonstrate the latest technologies in their business sectors and show them best practice.
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The new ITV drama brings together light humour with a gripping murder mystery plot line. Notable cast members include Keeley Hawes, Joanna Lumley, Nigel Havers and Sharon Rooney. And, the filming location? Eagle-eyed viewers will spot scenes shot at our very own Weybridge campus! 
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Throughout December 2020, Brooklands College celebrated the festive season with a variety of activities. This was especially welcomed after a challenging year for the nation, therefore the college aimed to end the year positively by imparting a little cheerful spirit to staff and students. 
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Brooklands College students and staff will take part in a fun challenge to walk 101 miles in 101 days, to raise money for NHS Charities Together, to improve their morale and to keep fit and healthy during this national lockdown.
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For this year’s Black History Month, Level 2 & 3 Hairdressing students researched inspirational hairdressers of black origin and the impact they have had within the industry.
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Our lecturers always strive to develop their teaching methods, adapt to the changing times and produce innovative ideas for positive improvement to education.
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There are many reasons how taking on an apprentice could help your business grow. You could fill a skill gap, develop the skills of your team and reduce staff turnover. […]
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Regardless of the national pandemic and any limitations – we still remember.  Lest we forget… At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, our staff & […]
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Throughout Monday 19 October – Friday 23 October, staff & students united (virtually and/or socially distanced) to celebrate Colleges Week 2020. This year’s event highlighted the developments and resilience shown […]
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The nation is being challenged greatly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This calls for the need to adapt and mould people’s abilities in order to sustain our workforce. It is […]
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This year brings a slightly different format to Colleges Week as education providers across the nation adapt to blended learning and virtual implementations. Brooklands College staff and students will unite […]
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We are delighted to welcome customers back to our professional hair & beauty salon and training restaurant. Treat yourself to a new look or dine in style!  In accordance with […]
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In the 2019/2020 academic year, Functional Skills English students were tasked to create an engaging short story to enter into a UK-wide creative writing competition. Brooklands College is proud to […]
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On 29th September 2020, Boris Johnson delivered a speech regarding Further Education colleges and the Lifetime Skills Guarantee.  He praised colleges for their work on helping individuals attain practical skills […]
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The option of going to university can present itself in many ways. It may be something you’ve always dreamed about doing, it could be essential for the career you’d like […]
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The new academic year started on Monday 7th September and we are very pleased to see students back on the campus and engaging in their programmes. Our campuses one at Weybridge […]
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The option of going to university can present itself in many ways. It may be something you’ve always dreamed about doing, it could be essential for the career you’d like […]
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Dear students, parents and staff, Following Ofqual’s announcement that A Level and GCSE students are to receive Centre Assessed Grades, Pearson have reviewed the impact on BTEC students and have […]
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This is a challenging time in the world for many whose jobs are at risk due to COVID-19. For Surrey residents and workers especially, the unforeseeable future may be daunting […]
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The option of going to university can present itself in many ways. It may be something you’ve always dreamed about doing, it could be essential for the career you’d like […]
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Former students Emma and Nicole both studied Level 3 Travel & Tourism at Brooklands College. They are now proud to work at Heathrow Airport for Virgin Atlantic. Nicole is a […]
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Struggling to engage GCSE students? Brooklands College GCSE Lecturer Tom Vines shares with TES magazine how encouraging students to write their own papers had a positive impact on their enthusiasm. […]
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Former Applied Science student, Jade Robinson, is excited to now hold two medical school offers for her top choice universities – Queen Mary University of London & St George’s University […]
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We had the pleasure of receiving Dr Ben Spencer, MP for Runnymede and Weybridge, at our Weybridge campus. This was a positive meeting with our senior officials, discussing the preparations […]
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Brooklands College is proud to announce that the Big Idea Challenge 2020, Schools & Colleges Grand Champion is Travel Pack! This innovative concept has been developed by our IT students […]
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The Brooklands College Construction staff and students continuously achieve great standards of work and success. The department regularly gains top places in national competitions and also holds loyal partnerships with […]
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Although we are all facing a difficult time in the world, there is lots of kindness and optimistic spirit around us. We would like to share these little moments of […]
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Business students have been conducting practice interviews with their peers in order to develop their confidence and understand good interview techniques.  As part of their ‘Recruitment and Selection’ unit, students […]
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Earlier this year, Brooklands College students proudly hosted the first round of The Big Idea Challenge, an enterprise initiative by London Metropolitan University. After pitching their innovative business concepts, two […]
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Staying motivated whilst remote working can be difficult for many. Our Level 3 Year 1 Childcare students have been discussing how to keep motivated during their time at home to […]
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Key-workers across the nation are finding it incredibly challenging during the COVID-19 pandemic. They are the backbone of the UK, working hard to help care for others. Among these humble […]
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Between 18th – 24th May, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week championed the “Kindness Matters” value. The Brooklands College Student Enrichment team constantly look to positively develop young minds and […]
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FE Week reporter Jess Staufenberg shares a positive profile on Brooklands College principal, Christine Ricketts.  She had long aspired to be a deputy principal when Christine Ricketts spotted the advert […]
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4th – 7th May 2020, Brooklands College students had an enjoyable experience sharing and learning a variety of skills. The week was extra special as our learners have been continuing […]
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The Travel and Tourism courses at Brooklands College install confidence, discipline and professionalism that is so important in the service industries. These three students all completed the Level 3 Extended […]
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“Take advantage of any opportunities that come your way. The tutors will support you to reach your full potential. If I can do it, so can you!” With a friendly […]
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As a part of our #BCpositivity campaign, Brooklands College is delighted to share good news stories from our staff and students during these challenging times. From wonderful acts of kindness […]
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With the flair to create his own future, Brooklands College student Myron Teleychuk is rapidly developing his entrepreneur skills. Having previously studied at Philip Southcote School, Myron is now studying […]
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Virtual learning, whether entirely online or in a blended format, has become increasingly embedded within the College’s teaching and learning infrastructure. Accessible from both at home and on our campuses, […]
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Does the thought of exams give you a headache? Not a fan of sitting in a classroom? Just want to get out there into the exciting working world? An Apprenticeship […]
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What would you do if you’ve got a dream but lack the resources to turn it into a reality? Crowdfunding was the solution for former Brooklands College student Anna Mészáros. […]
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On Monday 16th March 2020, Brooklands College Level 2 & Level 3 Hairdressing and Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Make-up students competed at The Blackpool Hairdressing Competitions 2020. Governed […]
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On 13th March 2020, Brooklands College’s Health & Social Care department hosted the Health Careers LIVE Adult Social Work programme via the Learn Live UK platform. The live broadcast featured […]
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Hit me with your best shot! We are grateful to receive a bulletproof vest for our Uniformed Public Services department, donated by SafeGuard Clothing. Our students had fun testing out […]
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The College will be closed on this day and students are expected to work from home. Due to the current public health situation relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the College is […]
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Brooklands College is excited to have hosted the first stage of the annual competition in conjunction with London Metropolitan University. The Big idea Challenge gives college students the opportunity to […]
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On 12th February 2020, the heart of Brooklands College was transformed into a dazzling showcase of creativity with the human body. Our annual hair & beauty competition allows students to […]
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3 – 7 February was National Apprenticeship Week 2020 and, to utilise this occasion, employers came together to answer questions about Apprenticeships live on Twitter. We posed questions from our […]
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We are still in celebratory mode for Brooklands College Travel & Tourism students who delivered a spectacular charity event on 22 January 2020. The fundraising dinner raised a grand total […]
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At just 18 years old, the Brooklands College Apprentice is thriving in her active duties at Sythwood Primary & Nursery School. Sophie Ignacio started the Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in […]
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22nd January 2020, an evening of enchantment and making dreams come true. Our Travel & Tourism students planned and delivered a spectacular fundraising dinner in aid of Dreamflight UK. Our […]
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Congratulations to our students picking up their GCSE English & Mathematics re-sit results last week! It’s highly rewarding to have a part in helping dreams come true. We caught up […]
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We are delighted to announce we have maintained our GOOD rating, following a full Ofsted inspection in December. The report highlights the good work of the College and our commitment […]
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17 November 2019, the battle of bravery was on! As a part of their ‘Planning and Participating in an Event’ objective, students from the Sports and Uniformed Public Services sectors […]
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by Natassia Ive – During my work experience I visited British Airways Headquarters, The Training Centre and Terminal 5. I had a tour of the Heritage Museum where I got […]
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On 16 December, our fantastic students at the Inspire Hair & Beauty Academy in Ashford held a successful pamper charity event. Our passionate team of learners treated the delightful clients […]
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Brooklands College united in support for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day! By getting together for a cracking day in our festive knits and donating, we’re making the future brighter […]
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As we entered Brooks Restaurant, we were greeted by friendly smiles and delightful Christmas music. A warm atmosphere filled the room with twinkling fairy lights, glowing candles and dazzling festive […]
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Attention! Our students had an exciting visit from a few members of the Welsh Guards today. First on the agenda, our Applied Science students were given a presentation about life […]
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A wonderful lunch service was held at Brooks Restaurant this afternoon as some of the Brentford FC squad swapped the pitch for our kitchen to cook up a treat. They […]
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Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd November, NEC Birmingham saw the grand final of WorldSkills UK 2019 Live. The UK’s largest skills showcase brought together various trade exhibitions as well as […]
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Unsure which route to take when entering college, Tyler Pearce quickly developed a passion for Bricklaying, enjoying the challenging aspects of the course and support from his tutors. Now a […]
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At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we will remember them. On Armistice Day 2019, Brooklands College paused to remember and pay our respects. The […]
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We had the pleasure of Ox Tools’ representative Donny visiting our Brickwork students this morning. He presented a clear demonstration of how to efficiently choose and use tools for construction. […]
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Throughout the year, students on the Oxford Brookes Motorsport Foundation Degree, and Level 3 Vehicle Technology (Motorsport) course have been assisting the team at R1 Motorsport, re-preparing their modified Peugeot […]
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 In preparation for Halloween, Brooks Restaurant completely transformed for the spooky season, serving deliciously ghoulish gastronomy to devilish diners. Decorated with everything Halloween-themed, from pumpkins, to dismembered zombie hands, to […]
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Last week, from the 7th to the 11th October, the NEC Birmingham opened its doors to UK Construction Week 2019 (UKCW). Industry professionals attended in their masses giving seminars, networking, […]
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The Class of 2019 attended the annual Graduation Ceremony in September. It was a time to celebrate all the hard work and determination it takes to complete a higher level […]
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The ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign (14th – 18th October), led by the Association of Colleges (AoC), is highlighting the vital work that colleges are involved in daily, and their amazing […]
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At the end of last term, Forensic student Racheal French, received a certificate from the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences for Top Student on our Applied Science course. Racheal was […]
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From laying bricks to laying it out on the tarmac: Brooklands College’s Apprentice and Go-karting star Morgan Porter 18, from Ockham, told us about his success in the World Go-karting […]
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With over 100 students from Brooklands College receiving offers for university places for September 2019, the UCAS application process will open on 4th September 2019 for September 2020 entry. The […]
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BTEC Results Day saw students from across the country collect their results last Thursday, opening their results envelopes that is the product of a year of hard work. With a […]
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From working in motorbike sales and finance to a Major in the Royal Military Police providing investigative and operational support to the field Army, Carl was full of praise when […]
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From working in motorbike sales and finance to a Major in the Royal Military Police providing investigative and operational support to the field army, Carl was full of praise when reflecting on his time at Brooklands College.
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For the eighth instalment of Life after College, we caught up with another former Public Services student, Andrew Mizen, now working for Surrey Police as a Detention Officer.
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With a lifelong dream of fighting fires and becoming a firefighter, Andrew instantly set his sights on a career in the emergency and uniformed services when enrolling himself onto the level 3 Diploma in Uniformed Public Services course at Brooklands College in 2009.
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Christian Hatherall-Good, head of curriculum for Construction at Brooklands College and previously a Bricklayer by trade, featured as the guest speaker in episode 6 of The Lucas Show, a fortnightly magazine-style show focussed around the Construction industry.
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Carl Francis looks back on his time at Brooklands College on the Public Services course and his progress as the General Manager of a Bupa Care Home.
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Now working in the care industry, Carl envisaged a career in the public sector when choosing to study Uniformed Public Services at Brooklands College.
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The groundbreaking partnership between Brooklands College and Lee Marley Brickwork was recognised at the regional ceremony of the SECBE Constructing Excellence Awards in June 2019. Lee Marley Brickwork was founded […]
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Now working for Elmbridge Borough Council in a sports development role, Olivia Beeny had only positive words to say when reflecting on her time at Brooklands.
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Fitness fanatic Olivia Beeny had only positive words to say when reflecting on her time at Brooklands College, completing a Sport course in 2018.
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We introduce you to the people behind the scenes who are instrumental in the day-to-day smooth running of Brooklands College. Andrew Barrett has recently made the step up from a […]
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Now working for Protean Electric, former Brooklands duo Jamie Birch and Stewart Jones set their sights firmly on a career in the automotive industry after completing a degree in Motorsport Engineering at Brooklands College.
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Now working for Protean Electric, former Brooklands duo Jamie and Stewart set their sights firmly on a career in the automotive industry.
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From studying at Brooklands College to starting up his own creative content agency, Gary Gumbleton recalls his experience of college life and from finishing education to gaining invaluable experience in the sales and creative industries.
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Gary Gumbleton discusses all things college life and his journey from finishing education to gaining invaluable experience in the sales industry to starting up his own digital agency.
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Two students from Brooklands College and Construction lecturer Christian Hatherall-Good made the four-hour journey by road to the national final of the Guild of Bricklayers competition on Thursday. NVQ level […]
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There was an array of excitement on Wednesday as the College held its first ever event focussed around the possible career avenues and courses offered in the creative and digital […]
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The families and invited guests of students nominated for an award came together on Wednesday evening to enjoy a complimentary three-course meal in Brooks Restaurant. Selected by the College’s Senior […]
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With the academic year reaching its climax, Uniformed Public Services students marched one final time in Thursday’s Passing Out Parade to mark a year in which students were pushed both […]
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Our Catering students once again tasted the sweet taste of success when they took part in the annually held Wessex Salon Culinaire competition in May 2019. This year’s competition saw […]
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There was a healthy taste of competition in the London regional heat of the Guild of Bricklayers competition last week as two Brooklands College students cemented their names at the […]
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Due to planned essential IT maintenance, the College’s phone lines and emails will be down on Tuesday 28th May 2019. The College can be contacted using the temporary phone numbers, […]
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Nothing is sweeter than hearing about the success stories of our former students. This story has a sweet twist as 24-year-old Alexandria Stevenson made her wish come true by studying […]
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Nothing is sweeter than hearing about the success stories of our former students. This story has a sweet twist as 24-year-old Alexandria Stevenson made her wish come true by studying Cake Decoration at Brooklands.
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A ‘Week of Activity’ campaign has been launched to highlight the urgent need for proper investment in the further education (FE) sector, along with fairer pay for staff. Further education […]
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23-year-old former Public Services student Emma Ashley, now working for Surrey Police, recalls her decision to choose Brooklands College.
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The Big Idea Challenge returned to Brooklands College in December 2018. A group formed of three level 3 Business students emerged as the winning entry for the College, competing against […]
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Emma recalls her decision to choose Brooklands College, weighing up the fact that she was not quite ready to make the jump into the sometimes daunting world of work.
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Brooklands College proudly delivers technical training for school leavers & adults, HE courses, apprenticeships and online learning provisions. We have been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2020.
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Uniformed Public Services students heard a real life testimony from a Holocaust survivor on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019. Born in France, Marcel Ladenheim recalled his experiences of the Holocaust during […]
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Brooklands College has been awarded Matrix accreditation in recognition of the high standard of advice and support services provided to its students. Matrix is the unique quality benchmark used to […]
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Brooklands College has announced a change in the Senior Leadership Team following the resignation of Principal, Gail Walker. Gail, who was appointed Principal in 2016, has announced that she will […]
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Danielle Farnfield was part of the College's racing team before racing off to follow a career in the automotive industry.
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To celebrate British Science Week, we caught up with three former Forensic Science students to hear about their progress and the challenges of life studying at university. From Brooklands College […]
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Students and staff from across the College took part in Community Day on Tuesday 12th March, giving something back and helping out within the local community and charities. Our Child […]
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The spotlight turns to Grace Roaf, whose progress has led to full-time employment at G&A Fabrications.
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James Mitchell studied a two-year Motorsport Engineering course and has had his foot firmly on the acceleration pedal ever since.
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Brooks Restaurant is set to host a St. Patrick’s Day themed menu on Wednesday 13th March and Thursday 14th March. The restaurant is now fully booked for Wednesday evening but […]
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From continuing your studies at university to landing a dream job to somewhere in between, we want to hear from former students who have embarked on the next chapter of […]
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Brooklands College Construction students were on the winners’ podium once more, this time at a national competition in Essex. On Monday 4th March, a female-only national Brickwork competition – the […]
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Brooklands College Level 1 Media Studies students visited the BBC on Wednesday as part of the BBC’s Young Reporter initiative. Visiting the iconic headquarters of BBC World News, students learnt […]
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Former Forensic Science students Abbie, Lucy and Jaskiran talk about their progression onto university.
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Certificates for GCSE English and maths exams sat in November 2018 are now ready for collection. You can now collect your exam certificate from the Examinations Office, located in the […]
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Apprenticeships offer unique opportunities to “earn while you learn”, gain experience and develop skills relevant to your future career prospects. Currently working towards a Level 3 apprenticeship in Business Administration, […]
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Part-time Computing student Linda Morrison made the headlines last week, being invited to British Airways’ centenary anniversary celebrations at Heathrow Airport. Large crowds gathered at Heathrow Airport on Monday 18th […]
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Brooklands College is set to hold a Pamper and Dine event on Thursday 7th March, offering you the perfect opportunity to unwind and relax while receiving a luxury pamper. Appointments […]
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Upon finishing her studies at Brooklands with an impressive, Distinction, Distinction, Merit in 2015, Lorna most recently graduated with a BSc Honours degree in Investigative Practice.
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Diners in Brooks Restaurant enjoyed a tasty three-course meal a day in advance of Valentine’s Day and were treated to a choice of three sweet treats for dessert. With chicken, fish and a vegetarian asparagus […]
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Brooklands College is set to host a Higher Education Policing event on Tuesday 5th March 2019. Interested in a career in Policing? The new BTEC Higher Nationals in Policing is […]
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On Friday 18th January, students from Magna Carta enjoyed a visit to Brooklands College’s Catering department, serving up a delicious dessert for diners in Brooks Restaurant.   Patisserie lecturer, Nick […]
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Brooklands College hosted a Hair and Beauty competition on Tuesday 15th January. In a test of time, attention to detail and skill, Hairdressing and Beauty students went above and beyond […]
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Brooklands College welcomed serving members of the Royal Navy on Wednesday, giving students an insight into life in the Navy and hosting a practical cooking session with our Catering students. […]
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Michelmersh, a British manufacturer of bricks, are committed to supporting local further education and remain very supportive of our award-winning Construction department, shown with their most recent act of generosity. With […]
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Brooklands College has always welcomed learners of all ages and abilities. Our school leaver courses lead the way in employability skills, in areas such as Construction, Engineering, Travel & Tourism, […]
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As we come to the end of term and approach Christmas, I just wanted to reflect on the Autumn term at Brooklands College. It’s been a whirlwind of activity for […]
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A Brooklands College student swapped her normal shoes for skates last Friday, taking to the ice in front of national television cameras. Travel & Tourism student turned skating star Emily […]
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We are currently experiencing problems with our telephone lines, which means if you are calling the main College numbers it will say the number is not recognised. Many apologies for […]
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The Big Idea Challenge returned to Brooklands College on Wednesday. Sponsored by big multinational companies like NatWest and Microsoft, the Big Idea Challenge is London’s premier entrepreneurship competition hosted by Brooklands […]
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The Engineering Department were delighted to welcome back former students this week, who came along to speak to our current Engineering students about the challenges and highlights of working for […]
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As selected by our Student Union, we are proud to support two charitable causes this Christmas, bringing joy to local children over the festive season and helping to tackle starvation […]
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At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we will remember them. Brooklands College paused to remember, paying our respects to those who have lost their […]
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The success of the Construction department continued this term with wins at the FIS skills #iBuiltThis18 competition at the NEC, Birmingham. In the 14-18 year olds category, Naomi Hamilton came […]
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‘Love Our Colleges’ is launching as part of Colleges Week, which takes place from Monday 15 October to Friday 19 October. It highlights the vital role of colleges, as well […]
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The Class of 2018 celebrated in style at the annual Graduation Ceremony in September. Principal of the College, Gail Walker, welcomed everyone, moving into an address from Guest Speaker Professor Alistair […]
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BBC Radio 4 Any Questions travels to Brooklands College. The popular BBC 4 Radio programme Any Questions? visits Brooklands College on 28th September 2018. The stage is set as popular […]
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We welcomed our final year BTEC students who were collecting their results before they set off for University courses, joining the world of employment or taking up an apprenticeship.. Among […]
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Today we hosted a teacher conference as part of our Teaching, Learning & Assessment Week which was an opportunity for teachers to get together and talk about their own and […]
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Public Services Students ended the year with the Annual Passing Out Parade and Prize Giving. We were delighted to welcome our guest of honor, Group Captain D A Lewis MA […]
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The national final of the British Schools Karting Championship took place at Whilton Mill in Northamptonshire on Saturday 30th June with Pedro Gomez, Henry Jarrett and Blaise Wheeler representing Brooklands […]
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Henry Jarrett, Pedro Gomez, Blaise Wheeler, and Dominic Rodrigues who are all Engineering students, earned their place in the National Final by achieving 4th place in the Midlands and East […]
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The competition represents a search for the local business entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Second Year Business students, Ari Farrell, Somersby Lock, Jordan Bhadye and Katie Lennon found out they came in […]
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On 26th April the Brooklands College ‘Golf Angel’ team, Saul Booth, George Stokes, Brad Harris and Arran Weeresekere, all Computing students, travelled to The Guildhall in London for the Grand […]
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Level 3 Computing students visited Surrey University to try their hand at cryptography and look at the core fundamentals of programming in Python through a range of practical activities. There […]
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Once again catering students had a brilliant day at the annual Salon Culinaire competition at Hotelympia at Excel London. Students achieved four gold awards in the Senior classes and a […]
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For the second year running, the Level 3 Hairdressing and Specialist Make Up students have swept the board at the annual Blackpool Hair Festival in the NHF Avant Gard Competition. […]
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On Thursday 8th March the Level 3 Motorsport students flew to Geneva to attend the International Motor Show, one of the biggest events in the automotive calendar. The students arrived […]
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The bootcamp day was held in the amazing glass offices of Nat West in the City and attended by 21 other colleges from across London. Saul Booth, George Stokes and […]
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What a great end for National Apprenticeship week! NVQ3 Brickwork Student Tyler Pearce made the final four shortlisted for the Apprentice of the Year Award, at the Construction News Specialist […]
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Local Employers were invited to Brooklands College as part of #NAW2018 today to hear about the benefits of apprenticeships to organisations and individuals. Guest speakers included Sue Taylor from Alps […]
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SEND & Transition and Whitely Village have both won ‘Surrey Choices – Making a Difference Awards’ for supporting work experience for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities. The awards […]
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Brooklands College Catering students served a mouthwatering lunch at Brooks Restaurant on Wednesday. Guests had previously enjoyed a choice of relaxing spa treatments by Hair and Beauty students at Brooklands […]
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Hair and Beauty students displayed an outstanding level of talent in our annual hair and beauty college competition. Students competing ranged from Level 1’s who created an array of red […]
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Brooks Restaurant celebrated Burns Night in style.  The restaurant was themed with tartan influences and piper John welcomed diners by playing the bagpipes outside the restaurant as they arrived.  The […]
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Brennan Yadlowski and Kruise Reddick both captains with the Guildford Flames Ice Hockey team visited the Level 2 Sports students and their tutor Phil Waters today to share their experiences […]
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