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Derby College Nursery Celebrates Ofsted Praise

Derby College's pre-school nursery based at the Broomfield Hall campus in Morley has been rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted inspectors in all areas of its work.


The inspection, which took place in November, looked at four key areas – effectiveness of leadership and management; quality of teaching learning and assessment; personal development, behaviour and welfare and outcomes for children – all of which were judged as 'Outstanding'.

Derby College is holding two special sessions which are designed to support young people into apprenticeships and the world of work.

 


As part of information evenings at the Roundhouse campus in Pride Park – Apprenticeship Ready sessions will be held on January 26 and then March 14, both between 5.30pm and 7.30pm.

Rail companies from across the East Midlands will be highlighting the wide range of career opportunities available in the industry at Derby College's Roundhouse campus in Pride Park on Thursday January 26. Representatives from companies who are members of the Rail Forum East Midlands will meet existing Derby College Engineering students during the day and then young people looking at their post-16 options at an information evening between 5.30pm and 7.30pm.

Derby College Partner with SafeGuard Clothing

As part of its commitment to improving security and protecting the lives of law enforcement and military operatives, SafeGuard Clothing recently struck a partnership with Derby College. The renowned body armour and safety equipment brand has donated a bullet proof vest for use in our Public Services course to enable students can to gain a better understanding of the working mechanics behind the design and structure.

Art & Design learners at Derby College's Joseph Wright campus in the Cathedral Quarter created a wide range of two and three dimensional decorations to help bring Derby Market Hall's Winter Wonderland to life.

JWC Celebrates Achievements

The achievements of students at the Joseph Wright Campus at Derby College have been officially recognised with a celebration evening attended by more than 100 people.

Make a Fresh Start This Year At Derby College

Derby College is holding a special advice and guidance evening for local young people and adults looking to make a fresh start in their education this New Year.

Performing Arts students at Derby College's Joseph Wright Centre have gained a unique insight into the production process behind Derby Theatre's successful Christmas show 'Alice in Wonderland'.

Derby College Praised In Ofsted Annual Report

Derby College has been singled out for praise by Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw in his annual report (2015/2016).

A former CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) apprentice at Derby College has won the silver medal in a prestigious national bricklaying competition and now has his sights set on qualifying for the UK team.

First Response Finance helps Derby students thrive

A leading vehicle finance company is making a positive impact on the results of Business A Level learners at Derby College.
First Response in Chilwell teamed up with the college to launch their Business and Finance Academy last year as part of Derby College's Employer Academy programme to enable students to make a smooth transition from education to employment.

Derby College Furry Residents To Star In Nativity Play

A wide range of large and small animals who are cared for by students at Derby College's Broomfield Hall will take centre stage in a live nativity performance on Sunday December 11.

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