Boston College Foundation student, Ronon Creasey, has successfully gained paid employment following on from his Supported Internship Programme with Boston Borough Council.
Boston College will become the first college in the UK to join forces with the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) to teach students about modern slavery and labour exploitation within its curriculum.
Boston College staff members and students will be tuning in to Sky Arts next week to see if their Photography Lecturer has what it takes to be titled ‘Master of Photography’
Engineering and Computing staff and students at Boston College have been working closely with pupils from local secondary schools on a number of exciting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning activities.
The Boston College plumbing department recently celebrated being named as an approved plumbing training centre by the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.
Boston College’s Plumbing Department and Aaron Services have been working alongside each other for over 10 years, helping to train new Plumbers through Apprenticeships, developing the workforce for the future.
Boston College is proud to announce its top position with Apprenticeships in the latest National Achievement Rates Tables (NART), making it the best performing College in Greater Lincolnshire.
In March 2016 Boston College purchased the Grade 2 Listed Sam Newsom Centre building after many years of leasing it from Lincolnshire County Council.
Boston College Apprentices and Employers enjoyed an evening of success celebrating their achievement last week at the Apprenticeship Awards ceremony hosted at the College’s Sam Newsom Centre.
Following the fantastic response to last year’s competition, Boston College’s Bake Off competition came back for seconds.
Boston College students had a day out of the classroom to get hands on with the world’s only semi-synthetic human cadaver dissection.
A group of five Boston College students have been tirelessly fundraising for over 18 months with the hope to achieve their fundraising goal for a ‘real-world’ research trip to South Africa this summer.
Boston College recently welcomed Lincolnshire Police as members of the police force and student officers worked with Uniformed Public Services students as part of their ongoing assessments.
Ofsted has recognised Boston College’s high standards of provision, performance and quality of teaching during their recent inspection.
Boston College hosted its annual sporting event, Elite Eleven, last week with the title being taken by Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Horncastle.
On Saturday 11 November, Boston College opened the doors to its music and performing arts building, the Sam Newsom Centre, to host a day of workshops for the local community followed by an evening music gig by students, staff and special guests.
Following the retirement of Principal Amanda Mosek, Boston College has announced the appointment of Jo Maher, new Principal and Chief Executive, who joins the team from Reaseheath College in Cheshire where she was Assistant Principal.
Boston College students are celebrating today after gaining their English, Maths and Biology GCSEs.
Boston College students are celebrating after achieving a 100% pass rate across all 12 subjects - against a national average of 98.1%.
Hot on the heels of being named the Top Performing College in Greater Lincolnshire, Boston College has received a 100% taught satisfaction rating in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS), placing the College as joint leaders in the rankings.
Boston College and The Federation of Small Businesses joined together to recognise the hard work of Apprentices, Trainees and their employers by hosting the Boston College and FSB Apprenticeship Awards.
Last week saw Boston Colleges Art, Media and Photography students celebrate their hard work and effort they put in during their course by taking part in exhibitions and award shows.
The Amy Winehouse Foundation in partnership with Addaction visited Boston College’s Real Skills for Work students to deliver their Resilience Programme, aimed at Drug and Alcohol awareness and prevention
Level one Carpentry and Joinery Learners have been working in collaboration with Boston in Bloom to create Bird Boxes, Hedgehog Hotels and Bug Hotels to be displayed within the local community.
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.