January 2021

All posts from January 2021

Campuses closed on Monday 25 January due to adverse weather

on January 24, 2021

Due to the current adverse weather conditions, all campuses will be closed on Monday 25 January. We hope to have our campuses open again soon, we will publish updates here as soon as they are available.

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Abbie NorthwoodCampuses closed on Monday 25 January due to adverse weather

Information for students who are required to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme

on January 21, 2021

Information for students who are required to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme As an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen, if you are already living in the UK or arrived in the UK by 11pm 31 December 2020, you will be eligible to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme. As long as you arrived in the UK by

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Beth PearsonInformation for students who are required to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme

Student Finance: Get ready to apply!

on January 19, 2021
Student Finance: Get ready to apply!                      Find out everything you need to know about student finance before applications open for 2021 to 2022! When can I apply? Applications open in March 2021. You should apply for Student finance as soon as possible to make sure you get your money in time for starting your course.read more
Abbie NorthwoodStudent Finance: Get ready to apply!

Remote Education Statement 2021

on January 17, 2021

Barnfield College – Remote Education Statement Please find below the Remote Education Statement for Barnfield College. Click here to read.

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Aaron CaisleyRemote Education Statement 2021

Looking for an Apprentice?

on January 15, 2021
Barnfield College offers a very broad range of Apprenticeships to local businesses and works in partnership with employers to ensure training programmes are tailored to meet their needs. Boost your business with an Apprentice Hundreds of businesses now have Apprentices joining them to add new skills, add capacity in light of increased workloads or asread more
Beth PearsonLooking for an Apprentice?

How to access Century

on January 15, 2021

We’ve taken our unique approach to improving your English and maths skills and given it an upgrade. You’ll still have the regular guidance of our subject-expert tutors, but with the added assistance of Century – an artificial intelligence system designed for success and personalised to you. For more information about Century and the modules that

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Beth PearsonHow to access Century

Do you want to tell us something?

on January 7, 2021

Attending college whilst remaining at home is new for all of our students. We understand that adapting to this new way of studying will take time. If you would like to speak to someone regarding the new processes or if you are experiences any difficulties with your course please contact our Quality team by e-mailing

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Beth PearsonDo you want to tell us something?

Key contact information for students, parents and carers

on January 7, 2021

Following the latest Government guidance, please be advised that Barnfield College is now delivering remotely. We are continuing to follow guidance set out by Government and we will keep you up to date with any further developments. If you are a key worker and parent/carer of a current student, or a vulnerable student who would like

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Abbie NorthwoodKey contact information for students, parents and carers

Getting the most out of online learning

on January 7, 2021

It is important to remember that while working remotely you will continue to develop the skills you need to progress to your next step. So here’s our guide to help you get the most out of your remote learning. Get Ready Prepare To get the most out of your session, plan ahead. Get your kit and

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Abbie NorthwoodGetting the most out of online learning

How to access college remotely

on January 7, 2021

As Barnfield College moves to online delivery, please find below a helpful guide about how to access key services. Microsoft Teams Most of your tutor staff will be delivering classes via Microsoft Teams from Monday, please click here to open the application. How to access Microsoft Teams 1. Once you have clicked the above link to

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Beth PearsonHow to access college remotely

Exam Update – remaining January exams will not go ahead

on January 6, 2021

Exam Update – remaining January exams will not go ahead Today, 6 January, Pearson – the awarding body for BTEC examinations – has announced that if schools and colleges decide not to offer vocational exams they have agreed with Ofqual and the Department for Education that no student will be disadvantaged. Our priority at the

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Aaron CaisleyExam Update – remaining January exams will not go ahead

January Exams – 5.1.21

on January 5, 2021

You will have seen the address from Government (4 January) announcing further national restrictions, including the closure of schools and colleges. We appreciate a number of students are scheduled to sit exams and the DfE has now confirmed that vocational exams, including BTECs will go ahead in January as planned. We understand the Department for Education,

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Beth PearsonJanuary Exams – 5.1.21

Meet the Tutors: HND Music

on January 4, 2021

We are proud to have a professional team of expert tutors who are passionate about making a difference to the lives and careers of all our students.   Our two main Music tutors come from various musical backgrounds, each with something different to offer our students.   Michael McCabe – HND Music Lecturer   I

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Beth PearsonMeet the Tutors: HND Music