Entries by Mark Reid

College Looks to Future Partnership

Stratford-upon-Avon College is forging ahead with its plans to secure a merger with a suitable partner. A favourable collaboration will ensure that the College continues to provide the best possible Further Education opportunities for the local community, and the three-stage process to secure the ideal partnership is now formally under way. Following valuable input from […]

College to Rev Up Excitement at Motoring Show

Visitors to the Stratford Festival of Motoring will be able to get hands-on, thanks to a series of interactive demonstrations by Stratford-upon-Avon College’s Motor Vehicle department. The 2017 Stratford Festival of Motoring, organised by Stratforward BID, takes place on Sunday, April 30th and Monday, May 1st and is sure to attract car enthusiasts from across […]

College Gets Behind Healthy Eating With Young Chef Club

Calling all future Masterchef and Bake-off champions! Thanks to a £35,000 grant from the Forte and Savoy hotel chains, Stratford-upon-Avon College is to run a series of courses promoting cooking skills and healthy eating to Warwickshire’s young people. In keeping with its commitment to teaching essential life skills, the College is introducing a Young Chef […]

Media Students’ Short Films 2016/2017

Second year media students were recently challenged to showcase their talent by independently producing a short film. Students were given free rein to choose whatever theme, story and genre they felt appropriate with the only guidance stipulating that the films should be representative of them as filmmakers and the skills they have developed during their […]

Students Raise Disability Awareness with Unique Musical Adaptation

Stratford is about to host a unique theatrical performance, when Musical Theatre students from Stratford-upon-Avon College put their own take on the musical Chicago. Inspired by one of their colleagues, Kieron Hoult, 17 from Redditch, who is a wheelchair user, the students felt passionately about the need to raise awareness of wheelchair users in the arts […]

College Performing Arts Students Wow the Audience at National Conference

Musical Theatre students from Stratford-upon-Avon College attended a prestigious educational event where they were invited to perform show-stopping extracts from one of their recent productions. The students travelled to the NAMSS (National Association for Managers in Student Services) Annual Conference in Liverpool where they opened the event’s 30th anniversary gala dinner at the Hilton Hotel […]

College Apprenticeship Team Go Back To The Floor

Members of Stratford-upon-Avon College’s Work Based Learning Team have been sent “back to the floor” to experience daily life as an apprentice. To mark National Apprenticeship Week, College Apprenticeship Assessors rolled up their sleeves and worked alongside the trainee professionals they usually teach to gain an insight into the operational practices of local employers and […]

International Student Follows His Dreams to Stratford

An aspiring chef has spread his wings and sought to master his culinary skills outside his native Italy. With the whole of Europe and a choice of countries with impressive histories of fine food to hand, he chose Stratford-upon-Avon, after his grandmother, who lives in the Warwickshire town, recommended the superb catering training provided by […]