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SANDWELL COLLEGE FORGES NEW LINKS WITH STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

The partnership between Sandwell College and Staffordshire University has been sealed with the signing of a progression agreement. Director of Central Sixth and Assistant Principal of the college, Dr Matt Lamb, signed the agreement, which will benefit students by supporting their move to Higher Education and increasing their opportunities to progress. The College has demonstrated its … Continued

HISTORY STUDENTS LEAD HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

History students from Sandwell College’s Central Sixth campus led a moving memorial event to mark the Holocaust. A candle was lit by A Level student Shazeda Ahmed at the ceremony held in commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz. Members of Sandwell Council, Sandwell Unison branch and other trade unions, joined the students to pay their respects. … Continued

WBA MASTERCLASS FOR FOOTBALL ACADEMY STUDENTS

Sport students from Sandwell College got a masterclass in how to up their game from none other than West Bromwich Albion’s top players. Albion star striker and Wales International Hal Robson-Kanu, and midfielder and Scotland International James Morrison, joined the young players at the Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury. The professionals coached the college’s WBA … Continued

CALENDAR ART IS SO THIS YEAR!

Winners of the Sandwell College 2017 Corporate Calendar Competition will have their fantastic artwork featured throughout the year! Following the success of last year’s competition, schools across the borough were invited to send in their entries from all year groups. The Schools Liaison team had a tough choice choosing the winners, who were all presented with a … Continued

SLED DOGS DONATION WRAPPED UP

Sled Dogs as Therapy got to benefit from the generosity of health and social care students and staff. The department ran a Christmas jumper competition and a donation station instead of sending Christmas Cards in the staff room. Assistant Principal Kate Whiting handed over the proceeds at the college’s recent open day. Lesa Jones, Health and … Continued

GOING FOR GOLD

Table tennis players Jade Ballantyne and Roisin Brown are hoping for a double victory after qualifying for the national college championships for the second year running. The successful ladies doubles team scored silver last year, but the runners up, both studying Level 3 Sport diplomas, are going for gold this time. Jade and Roisin, who … Continued

SCOTT IS SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to Travel & Tourism student Scott Hadley, who has been named 2016 senior swimmer of the year in the Orion Swimming club awards. Scott is part of the Sandwell Gifted & Talented programme, to support young athletes in the borough. He competed in seven events at the British National Para-Swimming championships in Manchester last month. Overall Scott … Continued

SPORT STUDENT AHKEEM SIGNS CONTRACT WITH GRIMSBY TOWN FC

It’s a very happy new year for Sandwell College sports student Ahkeem Rose, who has been offered an 18-month contract with Grimsby Town FC! Successful trialist Ahkeem was studying the West Bromwich Albion Foundation Football Academy programme, but was scouted by The Mariners and impressed with his performance for the Youth Team. Read more