East Riding of Yorkshire
East Riding College is seeking new governors to bring a variety of strategic skills and experience to the College. The College’s governing body is particularly looking for new members who have an interest in education and experience working at a strategic level.
East Riding College travel and tourism students organised ‘Pride Fest’ as part of Diversity Month at the College this week. Level 3 Travel and Tourism students put in the hours to organise the event as part of their enterprise project on the course to raise money for Pride in Hull.
East Riding College helped Carnaby-based Ideal Building Systems Ltd access funding to put 26 of their team through NVQs in Innovative Modern Methods in Construction and Site Carpentry.
East Riding College will be hosting the Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair as part of its 10 year anniversary celebrations. The Bridlington Futures Jobs Fair 2019 is a unique opportunity to speak to local employers and education/apprenticeship providers. Over 40 local businesses will be there to provide information about job roles and training opportunities in Bridlington and the surrounding area.
East Riding College officially opened the doors of its Clinical Skills Centre at its Bridlington campus this week. As part of its open event the College invited partners of the Bridlington Medical, Health & Social Care Academy to help celebrate. Guests were able to explore the mocked-up hospital, GP surgery and home care settings, as well as see simulated patients in action.
Congratulations to Efe Ogbevoen, winner of our Christmas story writing competition. Students of GCSE and Functional Skills English were encouraged to enter a short story writing competiton, choosing one of three Christmas-themed titles. Every story had to include: Alliteration, a simile, a rhetorical question and dialogue. Efe, who studies level one English has shown herself to be a great talent and to have a bright future ahead! Well done to everyone who entered. Read Efe's story...
East Riding College will be open on Friday 23 November 5-8pm to join in the Christmas Light Switch-on and celebrations at Flemingate. There will be lots of Christmas stalls in our atrium as well as different food and drink options. Activities and special offers will be available on the night.
Local business Dovecote Park have been awarded a Princess Royal Training Award for putting employee development first. The firm is celebrating after being commended for their commitment to training and skills excellence by Her Royal Highness
Students from East Riding College in Beverley worked together to create a display to remember the fallen soldiers of World War I and commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. The installation is entitled We Remember Them and was created by students and staff as a collborative project between the vocational studies, public services and construction curriculum areas.
Former and current students from East Riding College in Bridlington banded together with members of the Gateway Club from Priory View Adult Day Care Centre to create an art installation which is on show at Bridlington Priory as part of Remembrance Day and the marking of the centenary of the First World War. The installation is entitled Journey’s End after the play by R.C. Sherriff which is set in the trenches towards the end of the First World War.