Course rockets student to stardom!

Course rockets student to stardom!

A former Stoke on Trent college student is flying high after joining a national radio network in the UK. Jack Richardson, from Rugeley, studied the BTEC L3 extended diploma in Radio Production and Creative Media before beating off strong opposition to become the second College student to join the BBC’s Apprenticeship scheme last summer.  Jack … Continued

Student Scholarship takes him across the pond.

Student Scholarship takes him across the pond.

Stoke on Trent College student and Hoop Skills Baller Jani Griffith is USA bound after committing to Sheridan College for the 2017/2018 season. Jani will make history, as he becomes the first basketball player to receive a full scholarship from the College. Jani is the second Hoops Skills player to sign this year as his … Continued

Celebrating Student Success

Celebrating Student Success

Students from Stoke on Trent College took to centre stage at a glitzy gala to celebrate their outstanding achievements this week. The Celebrating Success awards ceremony, took place at Stoke on Trent College’s Live Nation Centre for Media and Performing Arts, to honour students for a range of accomplishments, including the highly regarded Student of … Continued

Student hits the right note to win award!

Student hits the right note to win award!

A student from Stoke on Trent College received national recognition for his work this week at a Media Awards ceremony. Students of the College were nominated in three categories at the University of Wolverhampton media Awards hosted by Sky news presenter Marvarine Cole. Students were recognised in three categories, Radio Production, Radio Drama and Television … Continued

College coach recognised for her commitment to sport.

College coach recognised for her commitment to sport.

A Coach from Stoke on Trent College has been officially recognised for her commitment to her sport. Carolyn Owen received the Anne Latham trophy at a County awards Ceremony earlier this month. The award recognises someone who through adversity has shown Great Spirit to continue to be involved in Netball. Carolyn, who joined the coaching … Continued

Apprenticeship success in Construction.

Apprenticeship success in Construction.

An apprentice at Stoke on Trent College has made it through to the national final of a prestigious bricklaying competition. Jake Newbold-Shankland, 21, who is an apprentice with Bloor Homes, took first place in the Guild of Bricklayers West Midlands Regional Competition in Birmingham. He will now compete for the overall prize at the national … Continued

Youth Parliament Success

Youth Parliament Success

A Stoke on Trent College student is celebrating this morning after generating enough support to stand for parliament. 15-year-old Megan Knott, from Pool Dam near Newcastle, got an outstanding 556 votes which honours her to be known as an official Member of Youth Parliament.  Her votes rank Megan 2nd place, which claims Megan as Deputy … Continued

Basketball team through to final.

Basketball team through to final.

The College Basketball 1st team are through to finals of the AOC National Cup after beating Colchester 6th form 97-38 in the Semi-final. The team will take on either Exeter or Myerscough College in the finals to be scheduled in a couple of weeks’ time at the Doug Ellis Sports Centre, Birmingham City University, in … Continued

Student takes silver medal in regional competition.

Student takes silver medal in regional competition.

A student from Stoke on Trent College is celebrating taking home a silver medal in a make-up competition. 14-year-old Kezia Barnet, from Whitchurch, studies L1 NFCE Principles in Hair and Beauty, on the School Links programme. Kezia was voted second in the region in the Natural Beauty competition at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.   … Continued