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There’s always something happening at DN Colleges Group. Follow the links below to find the latest news from DN Colleges Group, Doncaster College and North Lindsey College.

The College Group received a call from the Ofsted office in December to announce the Ofsted Interim Visit. An interim visit does not result in any evaluation or graded judgement of a college or change its current Ofsted inspection grade.    The findings on the report received back from Ofsted was positive and contained encouraging feedback with highlights including: ‘Leaders have placed a strong focus on developing a more flexible approach to delivering
Despite even more challenging circumstances, the Group recorded 165 grades of 4+ across English and maths enabling students to progress with their future careers and study aims at university, employment or onto an apprenticeship.   Claire Vourgidis (Group Senior Leader of Mathematics for DN Colleges Group) said, “These results are credit to the hard work of our students and staff. Each of these grade 4s represents a life changing opportunity for our students. They have shown positivity and resilience in
The College was approached by the AoC to get involved in a student peer mentoring scheme to help support students with their mental health. It has been recognised that students may go to their friends or peers before seeking professional help and this programme will provide the six selected students with the knowledge to direct those in need to the right people and to also become Mental First Aiders.   The programme was open to
Out of 64 colleges DN Colleges Group, which includes North Lindsey College and Doncaster College, managed to take 11th place and covered 3,708 miles as a team, accumulated by either walking, running or cycling. The target was set for colleges to compete in covering the equivalent of one lap around the world (46,975 miles) and was aimed at keeping staff and students active during the second lockdown, with all activities completed locally.    The challenge was collectively completed by all colleges in
North Lindsey College’s Covid management system has been given the highest level of assurance following a recent audit.    The College have delivered a pro-active approach and an on-going commitment to its students, staff and visitors since March, going above and beyond to ensure everyone is safe and adheres to latest government guidelines.    As part of the College’s efforts to manage public health, they were independently audited by RSM Risk Assurance Services this
The TASS Dual Career Accreditation allows elite athletes to progress into their chosen disciplines whilst they are still in education which is funded by Sports England. The College has recognised seven talented students so far across a range of different curriculum areas and in a range of sporting professions including boxing, extreme sports motocross, running, golf and swimming. Foundation Studies student Milli Leech is one of the TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) funded by Sports England. TASS allows Milli to train alongside her course at College with the advantage of gaining additional qualifications in nutrition and massage
The team from Sport and Uniformed Services alone created 20 large hampers for those who may need a boost this Christmas and presented them to Prevention to Intervention.   The department pulled together after Sport tutor Jessica Plumtree asked her students if they wanted to help make some hampers to support those less fortunate during the festive period who may not have access to much food, household items and toiletries.   Jessica
The Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards celebrate the best and most innovative practice among UK further education (FE) colleges. It is managed by the AoC and runs through the AoC Charitable Trust which is a registered charity. The aim of the awards programme is to demonstrate and promote the far-reaching impact of colleges on their students and the communities they serve.   The award category is the British Council International Award and the International team is thrilled with the recognition of their work. The team ensure that the College’s
Staff members from North Lindsey College include Tracey Fletcher who is a Painting and Decorating tutor and Tamsin Anderson who is an Art and Design tutor. Tamsin’s specialism is in Fine Art, 3D and 2D work but will have more of a focus on jewellery design and merchandise, whereas Tracey will focus on all areas in painting and decorating.   The DN Colleges team are signed-up to working with the WorldSkills
The Business degree programme, delivered at the UCNL received outstanding results for 2019-20 with 24% of the cohort achieving the top grade, a First-Class Honours and 49% of the cohort received a high 2:1 grade.  The programme has remained a firm favourite with outstanding results and is affiliated with the University of Lincoln.  The programme is designed for students who want to work in the fast-paced global world of business,
The Business degree programme, delivered at the UCNL received outstanding results for 2019-20 with 24% of the cohort achieving the top grade, a First-Class Honours and 49% of the cohort

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