Education

Talented tutor continues to blossom with place in national floristry final

A TALENTED tutor has a Spring in her step after being nominated for a national title. Coleg Cambria lecturer Amanda Ellis is a finalist in the Floristry Tutor of the Year category of the British Florist Association (BFA) Industry Awards. And the college itself was shortlisted for Floristry Training Provider of the Year. Based at […]

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From the only girl in plumbing class to college estates boss – rapid rise for young handywoman

A FORMER plumbing student is building a career in estate management following a rapid rise through the ranks at Coleg Cambria. Aged just 23, Laura Hughes has been promoted to Estates Officer with responsibility for the college’s Deeside site, including the £14m Sixth Form Centre. Having joined the department as an apprentice four years ago, […]

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School to remember lost loved ones with Forever Flowers garden

A high school in Cardiff is creating a memorial garden to help their school community remember lost loved ones while supporting City Hospice’s Forever Flowers campaign. Mary Immaculate High School in the west of Cardiff has purchased a number of Forever Flowers to feature in the central display of a garden of remembrance within the […]

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Land-based college to host special centenary open day this weekend

A SPECIAL centenary open day will be held at one of the country’s top land-based colleges. Coleg Cambria Llysfasi will host the event from 10am-2pm on Saturday (June 26). Adhering to social distancing and Coronavirus safety measures, staff at the Denbighshire site – celebrating its 100th anniversary – look forward to welcoming visitors for the first […]

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Virtual college awards celebrate achievement of students in pandemic

COLEG CAMBRIA learners have achieved incredible things in the past year. And they were recognised at the college’s annual Student Awards. Sadly, a ceremony could not take place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but that did not stop them paying tribute to those who had excelled over the last 12 months Up to 90 prizes […]

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Flying High for Climate Change – UK Education Programme Launched

“If Climate Change is the biggest issue facing us all, why is it so hard for teachers to find resources with UK examples and case studies?”  The Round Britain Climate Challenge – an Expedition for Schools – world records and chats around the campfire The Round Britain Climate Challenge is a hair raising expedition involving […]

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Discovery Education announced as ‘Education Exporter of the Year’ Finalist

Digital content provider shortlisted for prestigious industry prize at the Education Resources Awards Discovery Education, the leading digital content provider for schools in the UK and around the world, has been announced as a finalist at this year’s Education Resources Awards (ERAs). Organised by The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the ERAs celebrate success and […]

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Fron go number one in classical charts to delight of singing college tutor

DARYL STEPHENSON is on cloud nine after reaching the top of the charts with a world-renowned choir. Daryl, a work-based learning assessor at Coleg Cambria Deeside, is a tenor with the award-winning Fron Male Voice Choir. Based in the Dee Valley, they reached number one in both the Classical Artist and Classical Combined charts with […]

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‘Who’s that behind the mask?’ Christ College Celebrates World Book Day With Mystery Readers

AHEAD of World Book Day, Christ College Brecon is launching a host of activities to engage pupils with their reading, including ‘The Masked Reader’ and a guest reading from children’s author, Robin Stevens. Drawing inspiration from hit ITV show The Masked Singer, The Masked Reader will see teachers from Christ College’s juniors, St Nicholas House, […]

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Coleg Cambria will pilot dance programme for people living with Parkinson’s

COLEG CAMBRIA is to pilot a dance programme for people with Parkinson’s disease. Led by National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) the free virtual classes will be for those living with the condition, as well as carers, family, and friends. As part of an affiliated hub of English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme, the initiative was […]

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