Performing Arts Statement

Performing Arts Statement

As part of a curriculum review for the 20/21 academic year, performing arts courses will no longer take place at Stoke on Trent College. However, our existing Performing Arts (Dance/Drama) – UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma will continue to operate in partnership with Steelworks Academy. Existing learners have been invited to transfer from the Cauldon … Continued

College wins national award for student enrichment

College wins national award for student enrichment

Staff at Stoke on Trent College are celebrating after members of its student services team were named winners in the ‘education Oscars’ for student services professionals. The college triumphed at the annual NAMSS awards – short for National Association of Managers in Student Services, winning £1,250 in prize funds for the college as well as … Continued

New Gastronomy course to be launched at Stoke on Trent College

New Gastronomy course to be launched at Stoke on Trent College

Stoke on Trent College has partnered with FeastEd to launch a gastronomy of food course. Starting in September this year, the level three qualification will teach students the latest culinary techniques, creativity within food and foster their entrepreneurial spirit. The course, created by Cris Cohen in partnership with the college, will be one year long … Continued

Pupils get taste of success with online college tasters

Pupils get taste of success with online college tasters

More than 1200 year 11 pupils across Stoke on Trent have been given access to a range of online learning activities at Stoke on Trent College, in order to help them plan their futures after lockdown. The pupils, from 34 schools across the city, have been provided with access to online taster activities and quizzes … Continued

Surge in demand for free distance learning courses for local adults

Surge in demand for free distance learning courses for local adults

An increasing number of adults throughout Staffordshire are using their time during lockdown to improve their qualifications through distance learning, according to Stoke on Trent College. The College offers fully funded distance learning courses to those aged 19 or over with Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent postcodes, thanks to funding from the Education Funding Agency. Over the … Continued

College delivers increased wellbeing support to learners affected by lockdown

College delivers increased wellbeing support to learners affected by lockdown

  Stoke on Trent College has introduced a range of new ways to support its students during the lockdown period for Coronavirus – and has seen an increase in demand for its counselling services, mentoring and ‘wellbeing warriors’ amongst students and their families. Students of all ages are taking up the offer of video and … Continued

Stoke on Trent College launches Oliver Marshall Sports Leaders Academy

Stoke on Trent College launches Oliver Marshall Sports Leaders Academy

A new sports coaching academy at Stoke on Trent College will see sports students donating more than 600 hours each year as volunteer sports coaches across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, in memory of their former fellow student, Oliver Marshall, who passed away last year. The Oliver Marshall Sports Leaders Academy will be launched at an event … Continued

Students set off for humanitarian adventure

Students set off for humanitarian adventure

Fifteen students from Stoke on Trent College will travel to South Africa this month for an eleven-day volunteering trip which will see them distribute food parcels, volunteer at a shanty town soup kitchen and deliver sports and arts activities in schools. The students will travel to South Africa after raising £650 each to fund their … Continued

Apprentices strike out in community roles at Port Vale FC

Apprentices strike out in community roles at Port Vale FC

A partnership between Port Vale Foundation and Stoke on Trent College has seen five young people successfully complete Apprenticeships with the club’s Community department. The Port Vale Foundation, which operates as a registered charity, now employs three former apprentices in full time roles as community sports coaches, delivering a range of community sessions. Former apprentices … Continued

My Saturday job turned into an award-winning apprenticeship

My Saturday job turned into an award-winning apprenticeship

When 15-year-old Jasmine Lowe got a weekend job as a waitress, she had no idea that three years later she would be an award-winning apprentice in a blossoming career. To mark National Apprentice Week Jasmine, from Stoke-on-Trent, is sharing her story in the hope that it will encourage others to consider an apprenticeship too. Jasmine … Continued

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