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Supporting students with mental health challenges

The safeguarding team at Amersham & Wycombe College in High Wycombe have received increased reports of students experiencing mental health challenges in recent years. Issues including; anger, anxiety, depression, stress, low self-confidence, self-harm and addiction.  Focus groups with some…

Save the Date for our October Open Days/Evenings

The first open evening of the new academic year for Buckinghamshire College Group takes place on Wednesday, 11th October at the Amersham campus.  The day after, Thursday 12th, it’s the turn of the Aylesbury campus open day…

Staff take part in the 1 Million Steps Youth Concern Challenge

Ten staff members have committed to walking 10,000 steps a day for 100 days to all reach a total of 1 million steps to help fundraise for Youth Concern.The challenge supports the local charity who in the last year has worked and…

High Tea for High Achievers

Access to Higher Education students were invited to College to collect their certificates whilst being treated to afternoon tea.  Organised by their tutor Suzanne, they were able to celebrate their success together over high tea, before the Principal, Karen…

ESOL Success

Alex Adarkwa who currently works at Aylesbury College as part of the Housekeeping team, has received his Ascentis ESOL Entry 2 certificate.  His teacher, Helen Gillespie, presented the certificate to Alex and his son.Helen said ‘Alex has worked…

A-Level Results Day

Yesterday, the final cohort of A-level students at Aylesbury College came to collect their long awaited results.  Below are just a few of their reactions and progression routes.Patricia studied 3 A-Levels Sociology, Psychology and Media and will be studying…

Aylesbury College on top for Student Satisfaction

Aylesbury College is one of the ten colleges that topped this year's National Student Survey for satisfaction among higher education learners.The annual survey published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (Hefce) was completed by more than 300,000…

Foundation Learning Awards Ceremony

Aylesbury College Foundation Learning students were recently invited to a celebration evening to reflect on their time at College.  Family, friends and tutors all attended the ceremony where each student was awarded with a certificate.  All certificates where…

Games Design Visit Comic Con!

Games Design students attended the recent MCM Comic Con event in London, a show that brings together a broad scope of popular culture categories including; Movies, Gaming, Comics, Anime, Television, Gadgets, Clothing and Toys.Aimed at the modern pop-culture market,…

Sportivate Sessions

Last term the Foundation Learning students participated in Bowls sessions, held at Aylesbury Town Bowls Club. Working with Sportivate, both the Skills for Life and Skills for Work students were involved in the programme, which is designed to introduce…

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