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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.

Scammell wheelbarrow pumps were issued to the Civil Defence or Fire Guards and mainly used as an easy way of controlling fires in the second world war caused by Luftwaffe attack.  Steve Shirley from the RAF Firefighting Museum was delighted to come onto campus to collect the fully restored pump so it can take pride of place with other many exhibits at the firefighting museum.   The pump was in a pretty poor state when
The event, which was held online this month due to Covid restrictions, generated over 30 nominations across a range of different sectors.   The awards hosted by the apprenticeship team, with special guest speaker Akshay Ruparelia, founder of Doorsteps.co.uk, aimed to celebrate the achievements of both apprentices and their employers. Highlighting the plethora of links, the popular Scunthorpe college has with industry.  Held to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), judges
Kyle Johnson-Rolfe (16) has been playing golf since he was four years of age and was always destined to be a pro golfer. The ambitious teen has been dedicated to the sport for as long as he can remember, and he has now achieved his dream at only sixteen years of age.  With an impressive +0.4 handicap, Kyle will start official training and competitions around April 2022 against other top
Kyle Johnson-Rolfe (16) has been playing golf since he was four years of age and was always destined to be a pro golfer. The ambitious teen has been dedicated to
T-Levels are new qualifications presented to further education students who are looking for a mixture of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience during an industry placement of at least 315 hours (approximately 45 days).   Investment secured through T-Level building and resource funding at both North Lindsey College and Doncaster College, both part of DN Colleges Group, has enabled state-of-the art teaching, learning and assessment facilities for our students to access
 Pupils from St Bernadette’s Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy flew first class, prepared food for Rudolph and met Santa himself during a recent winter getaway organised by Travel students – all without leaving the walls of North Lindsey College.   With a little imagination, the children experienced a magical visit to the College which has now been taking place in December for a number of years. The event was extra special for the children
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