Entries by Mark Reid

Butcher Helps Apprentices Shape the Future of Food Preparation

Coventry-based butcher Aubrey Allen has created a unique event to give apprentices from the farming, butchery and chefs communities the opportunity to shape their own futures and enhance their careers. Organised by the award-winning butcher in association with Paul Cadman from Crosby Management Training, ‘Farm to Fork’ treated the apprentices to a day of masterclasses […]

Apprentice of the Month – February 2018

Congratulations to Motor Vehicle Apprentice Connor Fox — February 2018’s Apprentice of the Month. Connor’s manager at MotorServ UK, Matthew Spencer, commented: Connor has transformed from someone who could replace the wheels on a car to someone who is fully competent at servicing very expensive, prestige vehicles. Bringing new blood into the workshop benefits the whole business as it […]

Apprentice and Employer Move Into Top Gear

A Motor Vehicle Apprentice has been rewarded for his hard work and commitment by being named Stratford-upon-Avon College’s Apprentice of the Month. Connor Fox, 18 from Shirley, has worked as an Apprentice at MotorServ UK in Solihull since December of last year and was chosen by the College as recipient of the award in recognition […]

College Lecturer Up For Film Industry Award

A dedicated media lecturer at Stratford-upon-Avon College is being rewarded for her outstanding teaching with a nomination for a national film award. Sarah Downing, who has been teaching at the College for 11 years, was shortlisted in the Educator of the Year category for the Into Film Awards 2018. This year’s awards received hundreds of […]

New BBC One Drama Shakespeare & Hathaway Come to College

Creative Media students at Stratford-upon-Avon College were treated recently to a broadcasting masterclass led by the makers of new BBC One television comedy drama Shakespeare & Hathaway – Private Investigators. The masterclass was organised by BBC Midlands and The Royal Television Society – an educational charity promoting all aspects of work in the television industry […]

All Together Now for College Graduate

A musical theatre graduate from Stratford-upon-Avon College is currently appearing as a judge on BBC1’s new Saturday night prime-time singing contest All Together Now. Nathaniel Morrison, originally from Birmingham, graduated from the College in 2002 and was accepted into Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, where he gained a BA(hons) in Performance. Dividing his time now […]

College Welcomes In Bright New Era

Stratford-upon-Avon College is delighted that its eagerly anticipated merger with Solihull College & University Centre has now been successfully accomplished. The complex process, initially overseen by Stratford’s former interim Principal Andrew Cropley, was concluded under the stalwart leadership of John Callaghan, Principal of Stratford-upon-Avon College and Solihull College & University Centre and of Lindsey Stewart, […]

Film Students Focus on Success

Budding student videographers have formed a burgeoning production company to take on real-world client briefs, creating professional-standard promotional videos for clients across the Midlands. The creative media learners from Stratford-upon-Avon College pooled their talents to form SC:TV and have already produced promotional videos for the NEC for events such as Comic Con, Motorbike Live and […]

Music Mayhem and Good Fun Arrive Just in Time To Beat The January Blues

A honking good time! Musical theatre students are bringing feel-good fairy tales to Stratford-upon-Avon College. They are delighted to present their latest musical theatre performance project – Honkerella. From Thursday 18 to Friday 26 January, the students will be staging two musical productions – Honk! and Cinderella. Although each show has its own individual musical […]