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Barnfield College Graduation 2019

on October 7, 2019

Barnfield College attended the annual West Herts College Group Graduation, celebrating the fantastic achievements of their Foundation degree, HND and CIPD students. This was the first year Barnfield students joined the graduation ceremony. Kaia Burrows, HND Music graduate said “Collaborating with Barnfield College to celebrate our achievements together was a lovely idea. I had such

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Jake HarveyBarnfield College Graduation 2019

A year of change at Barnfield College

on September 3, 2019

2019 marks Barnfield College’s 50th year of serving the people of Luton and the surrounding area. It’s a year that’s seen a lot of change and a fresh focus on the future. Following our merger with West Herts College in February 2019 we’ve invested heavily in modern kit and facilities across both our campuses. New

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BarnfieldA year of change at Barnfield College

Clearing Guide 2019

on August 2, 2019

So, what is clearing?Clearing is the way in which we fill any open places on our courses. If you’re thinking about applying to Barnfield College through clearing, we have a variety of courses that may interest you. Click here to explore our courses. You can use clearing if:• You’re applying after the 30 June• You didn’t receive

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Jake HarveyClearing Guide 2019

First full time Initial Teacher Training students graduate from Barnfield College

on August 2, 2019

Congratulations to our full time Initial Teacher Training (ITT) students, who graduated from the college on Monday morning. Studying ITT at Barnfield College allows students to develop the practical skills required from a teacher. Students are also provided with great opportunities to further develop on a personal and professional level. Elaine Battams, course manager for

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Jake HarveyFirst full time Initial Teacher Training students graduate from Barnfield College

Barnfield represented in UK first all-female bricklaying competition

on March 8, 2019

A Barnfield bricklaying student has taken place in a ground-breaking new competition to find the best student bricklayers in the country. Level 1 Brickwork student Tangina “Tango” Choudhury of Barnfield College took third place in the inaugural Bricklaying Forterra Females (BFF) contest – the UK’s first all-female bricklaying competition open to female apprentices and student

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Jo CooperBarnfield represented in UK first all-female bricklaying competition

Hospital’s 80th celebrations are baked to perfection

on February 18, 2019

Barnfield College students and staff created a dramatic centre-piece to celebrations marking 80 years of health care at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, which opened its doors in 1939 and has been serving the community ever since. The brief for the students was to bake and decorate a giant cake to accompany a service of

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Jo CooperHospital’s 80th celebrations are baked to perfection

Barnfield Motor Vehicle host debut industry event

on February 12, 2019

The Motor Vehicle workshops at Barnfield College had a healthy industry buzz last week, as a host of suppliers and guests headed to the college’s Enterprise Way Campus for the team’s first ‘Meet the Industry’ event. Bringing together a network of top industry suppliers from the repair sector and wider motor vehicle industry, the event

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Jo CooperBarnfield Motor Vehicle host debut industry event

Student Support at Barnfield awarded Beacon Commended College status

on December 18, 2018

Barnfield College is thrilled to announce it has been recognised as a Beacon Award Commended College, for the work of its Skills for Life department in supporting students with additional needs. Barnfield is one of only 16 colleges recognised in this category in the Association of Colleges 2018/19 Beacon Awards which recognise the best and

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Jo CooperStudent Support at Barnfield awarded Beacon Commended College status

Barnfield tutor makes the grade for prestigious Advanced Teacher Status

on December 10, 2018

Barnfield College is thrilled to announce one of its longstanding members of staff is one of a select cohort of education professionals to be awarded Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) from the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) Centre Leader for Barnfield’s  Cert Ed/PGCE programme Elaine Battams has been teaching in the post-compulsory sector for over 20

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Jo CooperBarnfield tutor makes the grade for prestigious Advanced Teacher Status

Barnfield Body and Paint featured in BodyShop Magazine

on November 13, 2018

Readers of an industry motor industry magazine will get a fantastic insight into the great work going on in our Body and Paint workshops, thanks to a feature in the latest issue of BodyShop Magazine. The November issue features a two page spread from when the team came to visit the workshops in October to

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Jo CooperBarnfield Body and Paint featured in BodyShop Magazine