Horticulture students at Derby College’s Broomfield Hall campus have designed and created the outline of a Remembrance and Hope Garden being built at St John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy in Kirk Hallam
The students have designed the three-part garden which will now be completed by pupils at the school ahead of the official unveiling and mass there on July 10 as part of the school’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
Level 2 and 3 Floristry students took part in the Derbyshire County Show. They were given 2 stands; each 10ft x 10ft with the themes created by the students.
At the British College’s Sport (BCS) gala dinner at St George’s Park, Derby College having won the East Midlands regional title were awarded Runner Up in the National category out of 248 other colleges.
A team of Derby College Extended Diploma in Horse Management students, based at Broomfield Hall in Morley, have won the Inter-College Equine competition hosted by Brooksby Melton College.
The team of eight, supported by fellow students, competed against teams from six other Midlands’ colleges in the annual competition.
Derby College has teamed up with Derby-based epm:technology to boost the number of young people entering the workplace with skills in advanced composites manufacturing. Applications are now being taken for the epm:technology Advanced Composites Academy which will start in September. An open day for potential learners to find out more will be held at the Roundhouse on Tuesday July 14 between 3pm and 7pm.
With a national shortage of engineers, an under-represented female workforce, and following the success of our Females into Engineering event at our Roundhouse campus, Derby College will be hosting further Females into Engineering events to promote the range of career opportunities within the engineering sector.
The Hodgkinson Brickwork Academy at Derby College will be officially launched at the Ilkeston campus in Pimlico, Ilkeston, on Thursday May 21 with an information day for potential applicants.
Former bricklayer and a member of the first Big Brother series Craig Phillips will be at the campus between 2pm and 5pm - meeting the young people and lending his support for the Academy.