Boston College’s Learner Support Assistant Helen Kirk completed her third London Marathon last Sunday with a time of 4 hours 37 minutes and 30 seconds, beating both her previous times.
Boston College’s newly refurbished Sam Newsom Centre for Music and Performing Arts was officially opened on Wednesday as the latest addition to the College’s portfolio.
Two Boston College students received acknowledgement of their courage and determination in the face of adversity at the Boston Rotary Children of Courage Award 2017.
The Performing Arts and Music Department say a big thank you to the Construction students, for designing and constructing a main control room desk.
Boston College hosted the opening event of the ‘East Midlands Skills Competition 2017’ in partnership with Grantham College and New College Stamford on Wednesday 8th March with their Motor Vehicle competition.
Boston College’s first annual Bake Off final took place last week (Friday 3rd March), with six young bakers from across the county battling it out, creating their ‘Show Stopper’ cake to be in with the chance of winning the title of ‘Star Baker 2017’.
Boston College is leading a countywide project, funded by the Health and Wellbeing Board and managed by Lincolnshire County Council to provide employment support services to people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health problems.
12 young bakers put their skills to the test at Boston College’s first annual Bake Off Masterclass to compete for a place within the Bake Off final taking place on Friday 3rd March.
Earlier this month, a small group of Art & Design, Photography and Media students had the opportunity of visiting Barcelona on a three-night educational trip.
Boston College’s Business Development department hosted an event on Wednesday 25th January, ‘The Age of Information and Technology.’
Boston College Apprentices have earned scholarships under the Barry & Peggy High Scholarship Foundation.
Boston College’s Performing Arts students have chosen Beauty and the Beast for their annual Christmas pantomime.
Gill Bush, Programme Area Manager for Teacher Education and Early Years, from Boston College has forged a new partnership with Kulachi Hansraj Model School in New Delhi as part of Connecting Classrooms, a unique global education programme.
After months of preparation, Thursday 1st December saw the final of Boston College’s annual sporting event ‘Elite 11’, the title of which was scooped for the second year running by University Academy Holbeach.
Rhianna Berry, Level 3 Health and Social Care Student was awarded first place in the Health and Social Care competition at the WorldSkills UK 2016 National Finals 17th – 19th November, the UK’s largest skills and careers event for young people.
Thursday 20th October saw Boston College host a very seasonal celebratory event for local allotment owners, the Pumpkin Growers Awards Dinner 2016.
On Tuesday 18th October, previous Boston College lecturer, Army, Navy and RAF Chef Lisa Howarth visited the College to inspire Catering and Hospitality students and to share her many experiences with them.
T H Clements local business, has recently completed a training programme with Boston College’s business department, and the company are thrilled with what they have been able to take away from it.
Hundreds of Boston College students will be celebrating today after gaining the much needed A*-C grades across English, Maths and Biology.
Wednesday 20th July 2016 saw the culmination of two years of hard work for 37 Higher Education students at Boston College, in the form of their graduation at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Each year, Boston College A-level students achieve impressive A-level results, and this year is no different with an amazing 100% pass rate across all 12 subjects.
Last week saw the culmination of two years of hard work for Boston College’s Art & Design and Photography students at their end of year exhibition. This exhibition showcased the incredible talent of the current students on these courses.
The Skills Funding Agency have recently published the 2014/2015 success rate tables, and Boston College are delighted to have featured as the highest performing college in Lincolnshire for a second year running.
James Kirkland, Level 3 Apprentice at Thomas Middlecott Academy (part of the David Ross Education Trust), has successfully won the regional round of the World Skills IT competition.
The annual Student Electrotherapy Beauty Therapist Award recognises the best student electrotherapists in the whole of the UK. This year marked the 10th year of SEBTA, sponsored by Carlton Professional.
After having successfully gained herself a position in the toughly fought out final of the 2016 British Turkey Student Chef of the Year competition, Pam Leigh from Boston College, went on to gain the title.
Boston College’s Visual Arts and Media department held their annual Media Awards recently to celebrate the high level of film, graphic design, print and photography design work carried out by students this academic year.
Competitors from Lincolnshire’s Boston College and South Devon College scooped the first prizes in the two initial qualifying heats in this year’s WorldSkills UK 2016 Health and Social Care Competition.
Boston College’s Visual Arts & Media department’s year-long competition linked to the successful website, Redbubble, came to an end recently with Amber de Vries coming out on top.
Boston College’s Level 3 Art and Design Students have recently joined together with the Lincolnshire RSPB based at Frampton Marsh to create contemporary 3D textile sculptures, based on their response to the local Marsh landscape and wildlife.
Boston College Foundation Studies learner, Jack Baggley, has successfully gained permanent employment at the national fast food restaurant, Pizza Hut, after attending a 2-day-a-week work placement as part of his Supported Internship course.
Boston College’s mock EU referendum was held this week in the Enterprise Zone.
Boston College’s business department recently partnered with Hill and Clark Estate Agents to enrol 11 members of their team on the Principles of Leadership and Management ILM Certificate Level 3 course.
Hard working catering student Pam Leigh, from Boston College has secured a place in the final of the 2016 British Turkey Student Chef of the Year competition.
Boston College’s Level 3 Early Years students and children from local primary schools had a helping hand from Coveris at a recent training event held by the SLGTA.
Boston College’s Annual Hair and Beauty Showcase was back again as Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy students from Level 1 to Level 3 had their chance to showcase the skills and knowledge that they have gained whilst being at College.
February 2016 marked the 3rd year Boston College hosted the local jobs fair in partnership with Boston Job Centre.
Boston College’s Level 1 Plumbing students Aiden McDonell and Jack Skinner undertook a project to install a filtered water tap to a sink in one of the College’s buildings – the Ingelow Centre.
National Apprenticeship Week in the UK is a week dedicated to celebrating Apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on the community.
Boston College’s Enterprise Zone has successfully secured a new partnership with UnLtd for the ‘Do It For Real’ project that will support entrepreneurs under the age of 30 to launch their social enterprise ideas.
With the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Boston College Student Union marked and reflected on this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day theme ‘Don’t Stand By’.
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A local student from Boston College has qualified for a prestigious national apprentice competition. Pierce Cook is studying Electrical Installation and was put forward for the SPARKS UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year by his lecturer Graham Valentine.
Boston College’s Foundation student took part in the 3rd regional competition held at Linkage College, Grimsby. The theme was ‘performance’ and students entered into Singing, Dancing and Open Talent.
Boston College Football Club (BCFC) were recently presented with Charter Standard Status, a sign of the clubs commitment of running to high standards.
Celebrations were in order within Boston College’s Plumbing department as Apprentice Jamie Holmes won the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) Student of the Year 2015.
Thursday 26th November saw the culmination of Boston College’s annual sporting event that has been rebranded this year as ‘Elite 11’, the title of which was taken by University Academy Holbeach.
This week saw one of the first contracts signed as part of the College’s new ‘Leaders of the Future Programme’.
Eight students from Boston College’s Foundation department took part in the Regional Skills Link competition held at Stamford this October.
Boston College’s sporting event, The Games, is back! This academic year the sporting event returns, under the new branding of Elite Eleven and the College are welcoming all previous competitors and new ones alike.
This year the Greater Lincolnshire Skills Show is back and is bigger than ever! Held at Butlins in Skegness, this skills show is the perfect opportunity for people to come along and ‘have a go’ at activities based on skills in different career sectors.
Boston College catering students have impressed yet again with their skills landing them positions in another national competition.
A Boston College student has received national recognition from the Royal Society of Chemistry, at an awards ceremony in London last week.
A Boston College Catering and Hospitality student has secured herself a job at The Dorchester Hotel in London as a result of success in a recent catering competition.
Boston College’s Animal Care department have launched into their exciting new venture this September, by opening their brand new Animal Care facilities on the Rochford campus.
Earlier this year, Boston College Performing Arts students set off on their yearly adventure, to perform at various different charity events on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.
Due to the enormous success of Aftermath events hosted by Boston College and the Assembly Rooms, it is only right for there to be a dedicated event for under 18s to celebrate their GCSE results in style.
Following last year’s amazing 100% pass rate, Boston College A-level students achieved another year of amazing results, with the majority gaining places at their first choice university.
Boston College’s science department are going on an exciting new venture this September, by bringing the Animal Care course back to the Rochford campus.
As a result of participation within the Enterprise Zone at Boston College, students have successfully designed cool bags that will be used for a BBQ promotion in Lincolnshire Co-op food stores throughout the summer.
Boston College students had the opportunity last week to quiz Nick Boles on many interesting topics in their very own question and answer session.
Boston College Media students celebrated their hard work this academic year at the annual Media Awards.
Did you know that your weight on the moon is 16.5% of your weight on Earth? Or that if all the LEGO bricks ever manufactured were clipped on top of one another, they would make a tower ten times as high as the distance to the Moon?
Last week saw the action packed celebration of the end of the academic year for many students and their tutors at Boston College, with the ‘End of Year Festival’ held at the Rochford campus.
CIPHE's Lincolnshire branch held their 68th Annual Dinner and Student Presentations at the Branston Hall Hotel near Lincoln.
On Wednesday 15th April, George Barnsdale and Dales Joinery opened their doors to Carpentry and Joinery students from Boston College, to provide a taste of a typical working day with leading joinery manufacturers.
Last week Boston College students made steps towards their mission to achieve excellence by competing in Building Brilliance and Skills Links competitions.
Hard working catering students Ebony Joseph and Kirsty Fonseca, from Boston College secured places in the final of the 2015 British Turkey Student Chef of the Year competition, of which Kirsty went on to win.
The Skills Funding Agency have recently published the 2013/2014 success rate tables, and Boston College are delighted to have featured as the number one college in Lincolnshire.
Boston College are continuing in their mission to achieve excellence by encouraging competitiveness amongst students in line with their ‘Building Brilliance’ initiative.
Revolutionise Enterprise – GO SOCIAL! was led last week by world-wide speaker, social entrepreneur and star of BBC’s The Apprentice, Melody Hossaini, in the Enterprise Zone at Boston College.
Lincolnshire County Council, in partnership with Boston learning providers and the Citizens Advice Bureau, has created a central hub for young people to access and receive independent and impartial information about their choices after year 11.
Among the hairspray and make up, leaves and feathers, Hair and Beauty students let their imaginations run wild at their annual Hair and Beauty Showcase held at the College’s Sam Newsom Music Centre.
Boston College Performing Arts students embraced the local community in all of its multicultural diversity by holding their first Cultural Festival of Arts last Wednesday at the town’s Gliderdrome.
For the fourth year running Boston College Catering and Hospitality students hosted the Mayor’s Civic Dinner at their Lime Restaurant on Friday evening.
Last week Boston College wished catering lecturer, John Stephenson, a long and happy retirement after an incredibly successful 23 years of teaching.
Tuesday 24th March marked the start of this year’s Boston Construction Event, successfully provided by South Lincolnshire Group Training Association and Boston College.
With a record entry of 30 different sausages, the region’s independent butchers continue to support MP John Hayes’ competition which is now in its 4th year.
Thursday 19th March saw the culmination of Boston College’s annual sporting event ‘The Games’, the title of which was taken by University Academy Holbeach.
Boston College have launched a new initiative in connection with the National Coastal Tourism Academy in order to allow local people to become Ambassadors for Lincolnshire.
National Careers Week 2015 is a celebration of careers education, information, advice and guidance and Boston College held a number of events for students to participate in, in order to inform and inspire them.
Boston College are participating in National Apprenticeship Week again this year by holding activities designed to inform and motivate employers and students about opportunities available and beneficial outcomes from the Apprenticeship scheme.
The refurbishment of the Astro Turf at the Peter Paine Performance Centre is finally complete. Following months of work, it has now been transformed into a professional, fully functioning facility available to students and members of the public.
The first Aftermath event hosted by Boston College and the Assembly Rooms, in Boston town centre, was a great success. As a result of this, youngsters in the area can look forward to future Aftermath events.
This February marks another awareness month that will be proudly supported by Boston College. It is the month in which LGBT History Month is held annually, celebrating the lives and achievements of people within the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Community.
This year sees the ninth round of ‘The Games’ sporting event hosted by Boston College. Heats have been taking place over the last couple of months to find the athletes that will go forward to compete in the grand final in March this year.
The refurbishment of the Astro Turf at Boston College’s Peter Paine Performance Centre is nearing completion. After two months of work on the site, it is taking shape and beginning to look like the professional facility that it will soon become.
Boston College have been shortlisted for a TES FE Award this year, which is an amazing achievement for the college as these awards are considered to be ‘the most prestigious event in further education’.
Boston College’s Sam Newsom Music Centre have collaborated with Matt Clark of the Assembly Rooms, in Boston town centre, to host future under 18s nights at the night club.
The Chief Inspector of Ofsted released their annual report on Wednesday 10th December 2014, in which Boston College have been cited as an example of good practice.
Hairdressing students at Boston College had an afternoon of practical demos from Salon Alchemy’s Rocco, where they were taught about different styles and techniques that were demonstrated on different clients, including the College Principal.
Boston College Style Academy staff attended the South Holland Business Awards 2014 to receive their award of Commendation for Business Innovation of the year.
Boston College Uniformed Public Services students were kindly asked by The Royal British Legion to help prepare and deliver presentations on those who lost their lives in WW1 and are buried in Boston Cemetery.
The Lincolnshire Skills Show, has been the largest skills and careers event the County has seen to date. Providing inspiration and advice about future careers to almost 3,000 visitors at the Butlins Holiday Park, Skegness on 5th and 6th November 14.
The company ‘Transported’ came into Boston College last week to work with level 3 Art and Design and Photography students producing animations that will be projected around Boston for the run up to Christmas.
The learners at Boston College had the opportunity last week to experience Global Entrepreneurship Week through attending a series of events which have been held within the Enterprise Zone at the College.
Boston College have recently received funding from sports investors in order to resurface the Astro Turf at their sports facility, the Peter Paine Performance Centre.
Boston College has recently invested in some outdoor exercise equipment that students and staff can use for free, which is now open at the Rochford Campus on Skirbeck Road.
Boston College and Princebuild are continuing their strong and successful working relationship by offering yet another amazing opportunity for students from the college.
Students from Boston College’s Electrical, Plumbing and Joinery departments were approached by Willmott Dixon for the chance of some work experience with their company, to enable them to get some hands on experience of their different trades on site.
Boston College hosted its annual Higher Education fair last week, seeing many universities visiting the college to make students aware of the opportunities available for them after college.
Boston College Foundation Retail and Horticulture students took on a project at The Ship Tavern, in Boston where they were given the task of revamping the beer garden.
Students from Boston College have been helping the borough council’s community safety team gather the views of other young people about crime and anti-social behaviour.
The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards of provision at Boston College following its review in May 2014.
Staff at Boston College have participated in a ‘Head Design and Headshave’ for charity, raising money for the Butterfly Hospice Trust.
The fittingly named Puddingpoke Lane, Lutton, is home to catering entrepreneur Georgia who has spotted a gap in the market for her bakery business.
Boston College A-level students will be celebrating extra hard this year with an amazing 100% pass rate, with 40% of these grades being A*-B, a true reflection of the hard work, revision and dedications the students have put in over the last two years.
Boston College students got the chance to showcase their skills and experience in construction as part of a competition day supported by Princebuild.
Boston College Media Students celebrated their hard work this academic year at the annual Media Awards.
Boston College Travel and Tourism students joined forces with JUST Lincolnshire to host a conference on religion and faith in the workplace.
A group of Boston College Uniformed Public Services students were put through their paces at the Command Training Centre in Lympstones, to see if they had what it takes to be a Royal Marine.
A year of hard work came together for Boston College’s Art & Design and Photography students at their end of year exhibition.
Boston College and Princebuild Ltd are celebrating a working relationship that has seen work experience and Apprenticeship opportunities created for students for over 10 years!
Over 15 employers attended our Food Sector Showcase last week with careers opportunities, advice, guidance and even goodies for Boston College students and those from local Secondary Schools.
Students at Boston College heard direct from local employers the skills and qualities they look for when recruiting, at a dedicated Employer Day last week.
After months of preparation, Boston College’s annual sporting competition ‘The Games’, came to a head and saw the top 40 local young sporting superstars battle it out for the Grand Champion title.
A Boston College HND Music student, Jeff Droy and Equality and Diversity Manager, Frank Hanson, were invited to the House of Commons on Wednesday to discuss the issue of hate crime amongst key campaigners.
Boston College Catering and Hospitality students hosted the Mayor’s Civic Dinner at their Lime Restaurant on Friday, which has been chosen as the venue for the Mayors annual Civic Dinner for the last three years.
The Boston and South Holland Area Final of the coveted Young Enterprise HSBC National Innovation Awards 2014 took place at Boston College’s University Centre on Tuesday.
Boston College Employer Engagement Manager George Bell organised another successful Butchers’ Pride competition last Friday where Spalding butcher George Adams has been crowned the tastiest sausage maker in the area for the second time in three years.
Schools and Colleges in Lincolnshire are providing ‘very positive’ education for LGBT students – that’s according to a leading member of a local transgender support group.
Boston College celebrated Apprenticeship Week with a number of activities designed to get employers and students motivated about the opportunities and benefits of progressing careers through the Apprenticeship scheme.
Local businesses, employees and students are being invited to attend a ‘Fair’s Fair’ event organised by East Midlands Councils, in Boston College’s Enterprise Zone next week to find out information and advice about employing people and being an employee.
For decades, Apprenticeships have been providing young people with the training to carry out skilful and expert careers in a variety of industries, but what many people don’t realise is that an Apprentice can be any age.
Organisations in the town have celebrated Scottish traditions with their annual Burns Suppers.
Former Art and Design student Joe Wakerley has animated a music video for the Italian band 'Joycut'.
Poetry written by Boston College A-level students is to be published in a collection of poetry by the Young Writers Company.
Boston College Catering students have been given the opportunity to see their recipes appear in Co-op stores across Lincolnshire as part of the company’s Love Local campaign.
Boston College Students were recently invited to share a powerful testimony from Holocaust survivor, Harry Bibring, as part of a visit organised by Boston College and the Holocaust Educational Trust.
Boston College have launched their own Record Label to allow fresh local talent, the opportunity to make it big in the music industry.
Students visiting Boston College’s Enterprise Zone learnt top tips from a local entrepreneur, who’s invention won the backing of two Dragons in BBC’s Dragons Den, as part of the College’s Global Enterprise Week celebrations.
Students at Boston College Ingelow Centre have been busy baking for charity and planting new trees as part of their community activities.
An exciting delivery has arrived in the Motor Vehicle department recently when a brand new SuperTracker 210R Computer Alignment System was installed in the College’s expansive workshop.
Boston College’s female Mechanics, Joiners, Plumbers and Bricklayers have been working on recruiting more females into the industry after a campaign found that many girls see careers in the Construction industry as inaccessible to them.
Boston College and South Kesteven District Council have announced a new Apprenticeship partnership that will see a student join the council’s Repairs team as an Electrician.
Over 1340 people from Boston took part in the worldwide Big Draw event last week when Boston College Art and Design students brought their art and creativity to the town centre.
Residents in Spalding are undertaking more opportunities to study new skills, develop their careers and learn something different, with research showing double the number of people left Boston College: Spalding with a new qualification this year.
Businesses in Boston can now take advantage of cutting-edge digital equipment free of charge thanks to onlincolnshire.
Adults who joined our Make a Bird Table class have had lots of fun learning new carpentry and joinery skills in one of as part of our Autumn Adult Bite-size Courses.
Cook-along events with top chefs are usually reserved for the likes of Gordon Ramsay over Christmas lunch.
Boston College has been working with L&H Homes to work towards their version that training and development are the best ways for people to improve their future.
Students from the College's Uniformed Public Service course collaborated with Boston Borough Council on their 'Big Boston Clean Up' project.
After earning himself a successful career working in the best restaurants in the World, former Boston College Catering student Stefan Howells has been spending time right back where he started - in the Bakery at Boston College.
Students from across the College were invited to share their views on Equality and Diversity in Boston and how this impacts their lives in a short film produced in a London Cab.
The Skills Support for the Workforce project team will be in the Skills Zone of the Business Live event at Lincoln Showground on 16th October between 9.30am and 2.30pm.
Boston College has been substantially investing in its facilities over the last few years and this week saw the grand unveiling of their latest development, the much anticipated £1.5 million Enterprise Zone and Library.
Engineering students at Boston College have been busy this summer designing, building and competing robots in a territorial competition.
Employers Open for Business was a 9 month project led by Boston College aimed at supporting employers to recognise the business benefits and gains by advancing equality and diversity in the workplace.
Boston College Hospitality student Filips Deksnis, has been offered a place at the prestigious Graduate School of Management at St Petersburg University.
Students at Boston College are celebrating a successful year in business after their mobile phone accessory company, set up through the Young Enterprise Scheme came to an end in profit.
Students studying the Independent Living Skills course at Boston College’s Ingelow Centre were thrilled to have been invited to host their own Endeavor Radio Show.
After two years’ worth of hard work, revision and dedication, thousands of students across the UK are celebrating getting their A-level results and students at Boston College are no exception.
Boston College are celebrating once again after being accredited with the nationally recognised quality mark – The Matrix Standard, for the second time running.
Boston College: Spalding Motor Vehicle student Jack Simpson bravely volunteered to have his entire body waxed in aid of Cancer Research this week.
Art and Design students at Boston College are celebrating a successful year of hard work after being invited to showcase their final, end of year projects to the general public at Boston’s Haven Gallery.
With the Academic year coming to an end, Boston College have been celebrating the success achieved over the last 12 months.
With the academic year coming to an end, Boston College have been celebrating the success achieved over the last 12 months.
The excellent reputation of Boston College Catering students saw them commissioned to cater for a highly prestigious Lincolnshire Bomber Command Memorial Dinner, hosted for WW2 Bomber Command Veterans at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre.
After weeks of auditions the winners of Lincs FM’s ‘You’ve got Talent’ competition all came together for a spectacular finale performance at this year’s Lincolnshire Show.
Carpentry and Joinery student Tom Poole showcased his top skills and ability in the Construction End of Year Building Brilliance Awards taking First Place.
It was great afternoon of fun and farewells at Boston College’s Peter Paine Performance Centre on Wednesday as the annual end of year Student celebration took place in the form of a Sports Fun Day.
A group of students from the Access to Higher Education and International Access to Higher Education courses took part in a sponsored walk across the streets of Boston last week and raised an excellent £192.50 for the College’s ‘Be Brilliant’ Foundation.
Two students from Boston College became the first duo in 15 years to complete an infamous and gruelling 40ft ‘High Ropes Adventure’ challenge in Market Rasen last week.
As Boston College continues to see the latest development in facilities taking shape, students from the Construction courses jumped at the chance to be shown around the building site as work took place.
Hairspray, eyeliner, colour and creativity were in full use on Wednesday evening as Boston College’s Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy students held their end of year Catwalk Show.
A group of Boston College Performing Arts students were given the chance of a life-time to take part in a two weeks work experience tour of Cyprus recently.
Celebrations were in order for the students completing a new training programme ran in partnership with Boston College and Construction Skills Solutions.
Students from the College's Carpentry and Joinery course were treated to an afternoon in the College's Hairdressing Salon 'Style Academy as part of a specialist teaching exercise.
Boston College’s International students visited the Old Trafford Football Stadium, the home of the world famous football team Manchester United.
Boston College lecturer Danyelle Farrell has been announced winner of the 'Made in Liverpool' competition which has been run to promote the Look International Photography Festival in Liverpool this month.
Ten local employers recently enjoyed an inspiring and thought provoking trip to the Holocaust Centre, Newark to discover the roots of discrimination and prejudice, and the development of ethical values, leading to a greater understanding within society.
The regeneration of former Care Home Ingelow Manor, to the dedicated facility for those with Learning Disabilities and Difficulties ‘The Ingelow Centre’, was officially opened in a spectacular Garden Fete celebration.
Boston College HND student Jeff Droy took the challenge of having his whole body waxed to raise money for the College’s Be Brilliant Foundation.
Boston College Childcare Students helped wishes come true by raising money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Over 2000 students from across Lincolnshire were entered in to Boston College’s annual sporting competition ‘The Games’, and Thursday saw the top 48 battle it out for the Grand Champion title.
The awards kept on coming for Boston College's Apprentices, Employers and Partners at the Lincolnshire and Rutland 2013 Skills Awards held last Thursday with the College winning 4 categories in a prestigious ceremony at The Showroom in Lincoln.
Students, staff and local businesses celebrated the opening of Spalding’s brand new training salon this week, as Style Academy Spalding was officially opened to the public.
Former Boston College student and local Boston musician Carl Hudson has landed a dream job, playing keyboards for Professor Green.
Lime Restaurant was chosen for the second year running as the venue for the Mayor’s Civic Dinner, where 67 guests were welcomed, and enjoyed a fine dining experience courtesy of Boston College’s excellent Catering and Hospitality Students.
As the area’s biggest provider of further education, Boston College can deliver bespoke training packages tailored to meet the skill needs of local employees in the workplace.
Boston College Performing Arts students set off on their yearly enrichment trip to Amsterdam this month to work with the internationally acclaimed ‘Boom Chicago’.
A budding young Stephen Speilberg who has made a feature-length action film from his bedroom, is to see it premiere at the cinema.
The CfBT Lincolnshire School’s ‘Go Global’ Cookery Competition Final took place last Friday with our very own Catering Curriculum Leader Steve Cottrell judging the finalists.
Local butcher Beesons of Boston has been awarded the ‘Butcher’s Choice’ winner at the 2013 Butcher’s Pride Sausage Competition which took place at Boston College’s Spalding Campus, on Friday.
Motor Vehicle students at Boston College will now benefit from Aston Martin mechanic training after their lecturers visited the training school for some extra ordinary teaching practice.
Sports students at Boston College have been learning the techniques of Golf in an intensive 17 week course from Boston West Golf Academy professional Sophie Hunter.
This week sees the National celebration of Apprenticeship Week 2013! Boston College are proud to be the leading local provider of Apprenticeships in the area.
The finalists of the CfBT Lincolnshire School’s ‘Go Global’ Cookery Competition got a chance to pick up important skills and experience as they prepare for the Grand Final.
Boston College has been visiting local schools on the run up to Apprenticeship Week as part of their awareness campaign to inform the students about the benefits and types of apprenticeships that are available.
Students from the College’s Uniformed Public Services course undertook a real life rescue exercise at Boston Fire Station last week.
Boston College’s Construction and Motor Vehicle Lecturers took part in a one day masterclass ran by Worldskills UK to show how competitive activities can help students get the most out of their learning.
11 businesses have now signed up to access free Equality and Diversity MOT’s with Boston College as part of their ‘Employers Open For Business’ project which helps local businesses enhance their reputation and stay one step ahead of competition.
Boston College Motor Vehicle Students showcased their talents at the Big Bang Fair in Stamford, this month.
Siobhan Richards, Head of HR at food production giant Bakkavor visited Boston College Business students to impart her real life experience of working in HR Management.
A support group set up to advise and support new and existing residents visited the College’s main campus last week.
Fydell House in Boston was the perfect atmospheric setting for Boston College’s Year 2 photography students as they completed their studio photography units.
With young adults increasingly finding accessing further education a challenge, Boston College has launched a Be Brilliant Foundation to support learners to reach their full potential and raise aspiration for achievement.
Construction is well underway for Spalding’s brand new hair and beauty training salon currently being built in the Red Lion Quarter, with plans for an information and open evening to be held this Wednesday.
Boston College students put design and technology skills to use in the 4x4 schools challenge held at Peter Paine Performance centre last week.
Boston College Sport Students have been pulling together and working hard to raise money for some worthwhile charities.
Boston College Horticulture and Animal Care students raised £155.00 for charity after making hand-made Christmas wreaths to sell to staff and students at the College.
Uniformed Public Service students have been taking time out of their studies to volunteer for a cause close to their hearts.
We are delighted to welcome our new international students to the college this academic year and we once again welcome students from many different countries such as Hong Kong, Albania, and Nigeria to name just a few.
Boston Target reporter Lisa Porter took part in a crash re-enactment scene in Boston Market Place to highlight the dangers of drink driving.
Boston College’s ‘Ingelow Theatre Company’ got into the panto spirit this festive season by putting on their own performance of the classic fairy tale ‘Cinderella’.
Some of the childcare industries best practitioners, including recent Practitioner of the Year winner Victoria Stafford, visited Boston College last week to help students with their training and learning.
How the Boston Target has teamed up with Boston College to offer two local young people the chance of a career in media
ESOL students spent an afternoon at Boston College’s Ingelow Centre, helping to keep the gardens and the grounds in top condition.
The official opening of the newly refurbished Peter Paine Centre took place last week in the presence of College Governors and Staff, and Mayor Colin Brotherton.
Boston College Apprentice Dan Morris was named at CIPHE’s (Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering) Apprentice of the Year in a black tie ceremony held at Branston Hall.
Students from Boston College’s Childcare and Health and Social Care courses were challenged to a sandcastle building competition as part of their team work and communication activities last week.
Childcare students from Boston College’s Level 3, Year 1 course dressed up in their favourite onesies in an effort to raise money for Cancer Research.
Boston Colleges Health and wellbeing Team organised a Sexual Health Week as part of the run upto ‘World Aids Day’ which was acknowledged across the globe last week.
Students from Boston College visited Thurlby Motors in Boston to find out about motor Aftersales in a real showroom.
A winning prize of £1,000 will be awarded to the construction student who submits the best 2,500-word essay in the JCT Student Essay Competition 2013.
Real Skills for Work Health and Social Care Students have been working hard to generously contribute to the widely known ‘Christmas Shoebox Appeal’.
Businesses working with Boston College are now able to access free E&D MOT’s which could help local businesses enhance their reputation and stay one step ahead of their competition.
Boston College Charity Committee have been busy raising money once again, with Age Concern and local charity ‘The Katie Clarke Memorial Fund’ receiving a cheque for £1000 this week.
With Boston College undertaking a huge transformation of their newly acquired Ingelow Centre over the summer, the centres grounds and garden had got a little neglected.
Boston College Motor Vehicle students had the opportunity to see the latest Hybrid technology when a brand new Lexus CT200h visited the College.
Last week Students and Staff at Boston College took time out from their daily routine to join the nation and do their bit for Children in Need.
The first cohort of Boston College Higher Education students graduate from Huddersfield University...
Boston College Hairdressing students showed off their creative flare by creating wacky hair styles on fellow students and staff to raise money for Diabetes UK.
Under 18’s in Boston are in for fresh entertainment as ‘Aftermath’, a brand new club night featuring home grown talent makes its debut next month.
The Motor Vehicle department at Boston College are delighted to have formed a new working partnership with Thurlby Motors, a local Vauxhall Dealership and Service Centre.
Last week students from the Uniformed Public Services and Business courses took time out from their studies to sell poppies around the College Campus and in the town centre to raise money for The Royal British Legion.
Boston College work with JISC to harness digital solutions to aid students employability.
There’s been new builds, extensive refurbishment and big moves happening over the past few months at Boston College
Boston College was recently inspected by Boston Borough Council’s Food Hygiene Rating Scheme across all 7 of its restaurants and kitchens, receiving the top rating of 5 stars.
Boston College Student Stephanie Dove was recently short-listed for the Rutland Learner of the Year Award 2012, at a glamorous award ceremony in Lincoln.
Boston's New Mayor, Councillor Colin Brotherton was 'enlightened' on his recent tour of Boston College.
Carpentry and Joinery student David Summers was the lucky winner of a £20 voucher from Boston College industry link - Fenland Fastenings.
Fire Brigade Cadets from Boston and across the County achieved their certificates in Basic Care Maintenance after spending an evening in the Motor Vehicle Workshops at Boston College.
Boston College students were shown how they could add value to their University UCAS applications, gain valuable work experience opportunities and improve their employment prospects at the Annual Volunteer Fair.
A brand new Audi R8 and A1 Quattro visited the Motor Vehicle Workshops last week to give learners the opportunity to see the technology and engineering that goes into making some of the world’s best supercars.
A group of eager Uniformed Public Service Students headed off for a road trip to Scotland to take part in a 4-day Navy ‘Look@Life’ course.
A group of Level 3 UPS Students enjoyed a day of excitement at Tallington Lakes Adventure Land.
ESOL learners from the Motor Vehicle department were presented with achievement certificates after passing their practical electrical assessments.
Victoria Stafford, from Spilsby won a top industry award at the prestigious Nursery World Awards in London last week.
Boston College Performing Arts student Charlotte Hicks won £300 after winning Lincs FM's radio competition.
Last month the Level 3 Travel and Tourism Students headed off to the coast for a trip to Butlins in Skegness.
After a Summer of Beach Ball fun and lots of creative entries the winner of Boston College’s Beach Ball Competition has been chosen.
Boston College’s Business Development Team were delighted to welcome John Cridland, Director-General of the CBI, as guest speaker at a Business Strategic Network meeting on Wednesday 12th September.
Boston Stump was host to a lavish dinner party last week, after Boston College’s impressive Catering department were asked to cater once again for the Lindum Group annual dinner.
The finalists of the CfBT Go Global Cookery Competition got a chance to experience cooking in a commercial kitchen alongside experienced chefs at Boston College this week, as they prepare for the Grand Final.
This week students from Boston College pitched their ideas for a new business to the experts in the Dragon’s Den.
In a joint celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the end of the academic year, the Foundation learners and ESOL learners worked together to hold their own Street Party in the grounds at Boston College.
Last Friday, Boston College’s Bistro was the venue for an Events Fair held by the Foundation Learners.
Boston College’s Media show took place last week, where the high level of film, web, print and photography designed during the year is celebrated in an annual event.
Boston College student Ben Megson recently returned from the National AutoSkill competition (partner of the International World Skills competition) and placed in the top 3% of the entire country!
Boston College A-level and Access students experienced a trip of a lifetime and cultural awakening in India.
Thousands of students are celebrating their A-level results and students at Boston College are no exception.