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10 September 2021

North Lindsey College appoints new Principal and Deputy CEO

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

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08 April 2021

North Lindsey College students to benefit from multi-million investment

North Lindsey College is amongst 16 colleges nationally to receive capital support from the third wave of the national Further Education Capital Transformation Fund (FECTF). A total of £1.5 billion will be invested in transforming college estates across the country over the next 5 years. This transformation fund will enable the college to realise its long-term campus masterplan which has already seen over £30m invested in an iconic Engineering Training

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16 February 2021

North Lindsey’s positive parliament

As part of the College’s remit to engage and support students, a parliament was held online to give them the opportunity to join an open forum to discuss their College experience. The overwhelming feedback received during the session was positive, with attendees outlining that they felt tutors has been “really helpful” and offered vital support online. With many raising that they felt thankful the College had supplied laptops and access

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26 January 2021

DN Colleges Group Reveals Findings of Recent Interim Ofsted Visit   

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

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19 January 2021

North Lindsey students become Peer Health Ambassadors 

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

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27 October 2020

North Lindsey Celebrates Staff Members’ Hidden Talents 

Love Our Colleges is part of a national campaign and for 2020 one of the suggestions was to share memorable moments and best sporting achievements.   Talented staff from across the College’s provision have come forward in droves to reveal some fantastic private passions and memorable events, that help to enrich students’ College experience through their own hidden talents.   Just a few of the revelations have included Duty Officer of

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21 October 2020

North Lindsey College Shares the Love During National Colleges Week

North Lindsey College is a member of the Association of Colleges (AoC) which wants to see colleges and funding for them prioritised nationally and locally to aid the recovery from the pandemic that will be vital to the future success of the country.   David Hughes, Chief Executive of the Association of Colleges, said, “This year has been unprecedented in every way, but colleges have risen to all the challenges thrown at

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14 September 2018

Engineering Students Bring History Back to Life!

The College is playing a huge part in a drive to return the Simplex Mechanical Locomotive to the Crowle Moors and create a physical link to historical peat working. Engineering students will be working on the project as part of their course and be part of the project. The restoration project is a working with interested parties including the Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire who will be creating a replica of

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14 September 2018

Renewables Course Significant Development

Those looking to progress into this sector can apply to study renewable engineering, delivered in the college’s specialist Engineering Technology Centre, based at the Kingsway campus in Scunthorpe. Renewable energy is generated from natural resources such as the sun, wind, and water, using technology which ensures that the energy stores are naturally replenished. “This is a significant development for the college,” say North Lindsey College Principal Mick Lochran. “Providing new

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14 September 2018

College Tutor leads GCSEs by Example

Adrian Streather (Mathematics lecturer at North Lindsey College) put his professional reputation on the line when he sat his GSCE maths but certainly led by example when he picked up his results; putting him in the top 2% in the country. Adrian wanted to re-sit due to the Government changes, top see how they impacted on the exam and conditions and also put himself in the same position as his

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14 September 2018

A Level Provision

A 100% achievement rate was reported in A Level maths, enabling many students to progress onto university. For many North Lindsey College students the move is not too far away with higher education provision available on site at The University Centre. Joel Brand (18) a former Frederick Gough student received a B grade in A Level Mathematics.  He also studied on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering alongside this

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14 August 2018

College Chief Executive Extends a Warm Welcome to Future Enrolments

The enrolment process will be taking place between 23 rd  August and 30th  August, with every new and returning student allocated a space during these dates. Any students unable to attend these dates can attend another session which can be found on the college website at www.northlindsey.ac.uk/enrolment. “We are really looking forward to welcoming all our new students this year and supporting them on their path to a successful future career,” said

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