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North Lindsey College and Doncaster College, both part of DN Colleges Group, were assessed for their delivery of careers education, information, advice and guidance against the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks. The assessor agreed that all 8 Gatsby Benchmarks had been met stating: ‘Both sites have differing needs in servicing the local community, varying demographics and student needs, different local authorities and employers within the local vicinity.’   A section in the report
A project which has attracted Skills Development Funding, is being delivered by the Group to stimulate interest in the green industrial revolution. The UK Government announced a £12 billion “Ten Point Plan” to mobilise private investment and reduce UK emissions by 180 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent between 2023 and 2032. The plan hopes to make our homes, schools and hospitals greener, warmer and more energy efficient, create 50,000 jobs by 2030, and install 600,000
A project which has attracted Skills Development Funding, is being delivered by the Group to stimulate interest in the green industrial revolution. The UK Government announced a £12 billion “Ten Point Plan” to mobilise private investment
The Department for Education (DfE) made the announcement today as part of the second wave of IoT bids to have funding confirmed by the government.    New employer-led IoTs offer higher level technical education to help close skills gaps in key STEM areas. They are part of the government’s plans to reform technical training to help employers get the skilled workforce they need and offer local people rewarding jobs.    The South Yorkshire IoT joins
Once travel restrictions were eased, DNCG, which includes North Lindsey College and Doncaster College, have received the highest amount of student applications for overseas work experience. The last student trip, pre-Covid had taken place in February 2020.  Four students from Doncaster College and four from North Lindsey College flew out to Limassol for a once in a lifetime opportunity with their subject area peers. A full itinerary was planned for the students which included five days’ work experience in a five-star hotel, experience as tour guides, six excursions and some free time to enjoy the island at
The Health and Social Care department held an Elf Day to raise money for local people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Elf day at the College provided the opportunity for staff and students to dress up, unleash their inner elf and spread some festive cheer to raise money for people affected by dementia and their families. Students enjoyed elf activities throughout the day and held a bake sale, managing to raise £400 across sites which will be spent on providing care packages for carers
The Poppy Appeal is the Royal British Legion’s biggest fundraising campaign held every year in November during the Period of Remembrance. This was the first of their fundraising efforts for the young men as they plan to raise more money in the future at the College. The three classmates Josh Plumtree (17), Cameron Dent (17) and Cameron Christer (17) all ran the grueling military 10k in army style boots and all wearing a backpack weighing 16.3kgs. Unfortunately, the weather decided
Road Safety Week always takes place in November and is the UK’s biggest annual road safety campaign and the College were keen to get involved. The theme of Road Safety Week 2021 was Road Safety Heroes, celebrating the heroic work of road safety professionals and explaining how everyone can all play a part in making journeys safer for everyone.   A series of events had been taking place at the College all week with one of the activities being a mock road traffic accident on the College campus. The Green Watch team from Humberside Fire and Rescue put on a display
As an alumni student Julian wanted to share his story and successes in the design world and offer his advice to current students on the course where he studied and his journey began.   Julian studied at North Lindsey College after being inspired by Alan Kirsch (former course leader) and liked the idea of studying in a dedicated building focused on creativity, the arts and design. He completed the BTEC national in design
The College is proud to support eight students currently on the TASS programme and get the very best from their sporting careers and education without them having to choose between the two. This year has seen a range of different talents brought to the TASS scheme at North Lindsey College including two golfers, boxers, Paralympic swimmer, cross-country runner and a dancer.   The College got involved with the TASS programme after supporting Gemma Richardson who fights in the under 22 category and now 5x National Champion, 3x European
The College reported a highly successful event, with queues of visitors waiting for the event to open at 4.30pm, all wanting to tour the facilities, see the campus for themselves and discover what North Lindsey can offer prospective students.    The event didn’t disappoint, with every curriculum area displaying an array of sector specific activities and demonstrations to show off the practical elements of the programmes that the College has to offer.