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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.

Sharon Smith joins the popular Scunthorpe College from York College, where she worked as Vice Principal for Higher, Vocational and Professional Education.  Bringing with her a wealth of knowledge from the Further Education Sector, Sharon has worked in FE for 28 years and has progressed from teaching to senior leadership roles with a strong focus on vocational and technical education and HE in FE.  “As the new Principal I am
Elaine Surfleet (Teaching Assistant at North Lindsey College) lost her daughter, Gillian aged only 35 after battling a long-term blood condition for eight years. The family were well known at their local church, St Peter’s in Scotter and Elaine wanted to keep her daughter’s memory alive at the church by having a candle votive made in her memory.   The engineering team at North Lindsey College were more than happy to grant Elaine this small
Kevin aged 62 years has just started his new role as a Junior Content Producer Apprentice at Resolution in Scunthorpe. Kevin has over 35 years of experience as a cameraperson, travelling worldwide on assignments but now wants to work locally. With camera work being limited, he decided to learn the other side of the business to open up new opportunities.   This course is the closest to where I want to be. In
The Blended Learning Consortium (BLC) was set up to support colleges in moving forward to meet accredited guidelines and allow members to benefit from the creation and sharing of FE specific resource for different learning levels and subject areas.   This fantastic achievement saw DNCG, which comprises of North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and University Centre and the UCNL, rated as number one out of 150 other providers. Institutions access and share with
Over 98% of 2021 leavers have excellent progression pathways with students having collectively received over 30 offers to some of the top stage schools in the UK including Italia Conti, Performers College, Rose Bruford, ICTheatre, Emil Dale, Bird College, Momentum, Chichester Conservatoire, as well as number of universities and two students receiving scholarships.  Leena Pawlyszn (Performing Arts Lecture – Musical Theatre and Acting) said, “I am incredibly proud of what our students have
The apprentice will split their time between North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and East Riding, where their role will be to coordinate and manage youth social action activities. Main activities will be student-led and in collaboration with community organisations and charities to ensure wide participation, impact and sustainability. They will also look to engage with local employers for support. The apprenticeship will last 18 months and will have the opportunity to collaborate with local and national community organisations and charities
This year the winning students each received a heartfelt message from a celebrity who announced the winner live on social media. The announcements had an amazing response from staff and students alike. Each student and runner-up also received a special gift thorough the post which included a keepsake of their success, a certificate and also few treats. Many of the posts have received over thousands of views with Miriam Margolyes, who played Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter series, taking the
Majority of the work was carried out on the interior of the building which is currently used as a football club for young children to deliver football sessions and training. Students had the opportunity to work on the changing facilities, kitchen, external metal doors, door trims and some external paintwork and stencilling to spruce up the jaded facilities.  This is the second football focused project that the construction department have had the opportunity to work on after previously being involved in a project at Appleby Frodingham Junior Football Club.   Mark Hornsby (Curriculum Leader at
The adrenaline-fuelled experience was initially planned for January 2021 but due to Covid restrictions the anticipated skydive had to be put on hold. The skydive eventually took place at Skydive Hibaldstow in May which took many months of preparation and planning.    Despite the various setbacks, the weather couldn’t have been more perfect on the day for the dare devil group and the tandem skydive enabled the brave staff and students to enjoy
The added bonus for employers wanting to take on a new apprentice in this current climate will result in them benefitting from a cash incentive of up to £5,000 per apprentice employed.   DN Colleges Group, including North Lindsey College, Doncaster College and their sites at Airco in Hull and CATCH in Immingham, has set the challenge to reach the target of taking on 100 new apprentices and repeat the success of previous years