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  • Charlotte’s Pom Poms to Help Fund Research 14.01.2019

    A South Wootton teenager born with an extremely rare genetic syndrome is raising money for research into the condition.  Charlotte Ranger, 17, is one of less than 300 people in the world to be born with M-CM (macrocephaly-capillary malformation) which causes irregular growth in parts of the body and the brain. The condition means Charlotte […]

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  • Academic Achievement Recognised at Awards Ceremony 10.01.2019

    On Tuesday 8th January the college annual celebration evening took place, which recognised students who have excelled on their chosen courses. Over 350 award-winners achieved either the iExcel award or ‘Norfolk scholar’ status that night. The iExcel award recognises those who achieved high grades in a level 2 course or in GCSE maths, English or […]

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  • Shakespearean Actor Visits the University Centre West Anglia 09.01.2019

    One of the most respected Shakespearean actors of his generation, Andrew Jarvis, visited the University Centre West Anglia to speak to the university students. The inspirational speech saw the actor discuss his life and career, as well as his most recent project; organising the first ever Shakespeare Festival in King’s Lynn. Andrew kick-started a day […]

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  • 100% Pass Rate for Wisbech Computing Students 09.01.2019

    Level 2 BTEC Computing students at the college’s Wisbech campus have just achieved a 100% pass rate in one of their Microsoft Office Specialist Qualification (MOS), with one student gaining full marks. The MOS qualification is an internationally recognised and ensures learners are proficient in all aspects of the Microsoft Office Suite. The qualification will […]

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  • Students Go Green for Beach Clean 08.01.2019

    King’s Lynn and Wisbech Uniformed Services students braved the cold on Thursday 13th December in a mission to clean two of Norfolk’s beaches. Over 40 uniformed services students participated, with Wisbech students beginning in Snettisham and King’s Lynn students starting out at Hunstanton, all meeting at the midway point in Heacham. The students collected litter […]

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  • Students Celebrate National Citizen Service Success 19.12.2018

    On Tuesday 4th December, students from the college came together to celebrate their completion of the National Citizen Service (NCS) October programme. NCS is a skills building programme for 15 to 17 years olds, delivered by a series of charities, college consortia and Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise (VCSE) and private sector partnerships across England. The […]

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  • Students Run, Swim and Cycle Distance from London to Paris 14.12.2018

      On Thursday 6th December, 46 level 2 and 3 Uniformed Services students from the college’s Wisbech campus participated in an annual triathlon event to raise money for their chosen charity of the year, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).   College students and staff kicked-off the triathlon event at 10am at the Hudson Leisure […]

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  • College Students Clean Up the Streets for Street Pride 14.12.2018

    Wisbech litter pickers were joined by students from the college to help them spruce up the community. The Wisbech Street Pride team were joined by 15 students as part of their pre-training for the uniformed services course. They donned hi-vis jackets and grabbed rakes and brooms to tidy up the local area and bag up […]

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  • High School Students Make a Bake for it 13.12.2018

    It was smiles all round last week at Novus Restaurant as Peele Community College students participated in a highly successful Great British Bake-Off themed event.   Over 20 year 10 students at the Lincolnshire college took part on the day, testing their culinary skills by cooking various food including sausage rolls, cupcakes and canapés. This […]

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  • Volunteers Honoured by College Students at Special Thank You Event 12.12.2018

    More than 60 volunteers from over 20 volunteer groups attended a special thank you event at the Wisbech Institute on Wednesday, December 5, which was organised by Fenland District Council’s Active Fenland team to celebrate International Volunteer Day.   Organiser Pearl Charalambos, Active Fenland’s Physical Activity Locality Co-ordinator, said: “The day was about thanking our […]

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