Entries by Sue Hughes

Former College learners open their new business

Ddraig Valley Farm Park opens to visitors on Easter weekend A new visitor attraction in Bridgend County Borough will officially open its doors on 15 April 2017, just in time for the Easter holidays! Ddraig Valley Farm Park has been set-up by former Bridgend College students, Geraint Robson and Caitlyn Corless and is located on […]

Equine National Inter-College Competition

Bridgend College Equine Horse Management learners took part in the National Inter-College Competition at Warwickshire College 5th April. We are extremely pleased to say that  the Level 3 Extended Diploma team won and the Level 3 Diploma team gained 5th place. The competition entailed dressage, showjumping and a tightly fought quiz phase.    The winning Extended […]

Big Ideas Wales Celebrated

Bridgend College learners showed their entrepreneurial skills by winning a hat trick of prizes at the Cardiff City Stadium Thursday 30th March. Winning 3 awards at the event hosted by Big Idea Wales, Bridgend College learners show-cased their innovative business ideas by bringing them to life for all to see. Conquer the Impossible, Performing Arts […]

Innovative teaching and learning with Bridgend primary school pupils

Helping young people get creative with digital technology On 6th April Bridgend College hosted a day of innovative teaching and learning across the areas of Computing and Engineering (STEM subjects). Responding to the Digital Competency Framework, Bridgend College incorporated the new strand ‘Control Technology & Robotics’ into the curriculum to engage, innovate and enthuse the […]

Bridgend College learners take part in ‘Trading Places’

Having completed a series of entrepreneurial challenges throughout the autumn months, 6 Bridgend College students joined 36 students from colleges around South Wales to put their commercial skills to the test by operating a number of pop-up Christmas market stalls in Cardiff city centre in December. The ‘Trading Places’ initiative, which is run by First […]

TES FE Awards 2017

Bridgend College is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for 2 TES FE Awards. These prestigious awards represent the creme de la creme within the UK Further Education Sector. We have been shortlisted for ‘Support for Learners’ and ‘Assessor of the Year’. The winners will be revealed at a high profile gala awards […]

Have a Go event

Bridgend College was delighted to promote vocational learning opportunities to Year 11 pupils at Coleg Cymunedol y Dderwen on 14th November as part of the school’s well-being activities. With their GCSE exams next summer, this was a brilliant opportunity for over 400 pupils to take part in engaging activities and speak with course tutors about […]

Young Achiever Awards 2016

Bridgend College is extremely pleased to be the main sponsor of the Bridge FM Young Achiever Awards 2016, to be held at The Best Western Heronston Hotel. The Awards will celebrate the achievements of young people from across Bridgend County Borough. It will recognise individuals in the area who truly make a difference and reward […]