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bksb takes on the Derbyshire Three Peaks Challenge

On Saturday 1 August, we completed the Derbyshire Three Peaks Challenge! This was a 20 mile hike covering the three highest peaks in Derbyshire (Bleaklow Head, Higher Shelf Stones and Kinder Scout). Despite mixed weather, boggy grounds and losing a water bottle at the start, we managed to complete the hike in just under 9 hours. We [...]

By | 2020-08-28T09:16:32+00:00 August 4th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on bksb takes on the Derbyshire Three Peaks Challenge

Nelson and Colne College, Provider of the Year 2020

"Our aim at College is ‘to create the extraordinary’ and our vision is that all of our students will have the best learning experience possible and achieve beyond their expectations." Last month, Nelson and Colne College won Provider of the Year at The Skills Awards 2020. We recently interviewed Fionnuala Swann, assistant principal for academic [...]

By | 2020-04-17T09:58:33+00:00 April 8th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Nelson and Colne College, Provider of the Year 2020

Industry 4.0: The future of English and maths

From delivery robots in Milton Keynes to smart factories in Thailand, Industry 4.0 is changing the ways in which we live, work and learn. This, however, is just the latest stage in a sequence of technological advances which, over the last 300 years, have altered almost every aspect of our lives. During the first ‘industrial [...]

By | 2020-03-13T13:49:49+00:00 March 4th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Industry 4.0: The future of English and maths