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  • Bilborough College students sign up to boot camp with This Girl Can campaign

    This term we have teamed up with This Girl Can and Cancer Research’s Pretty Muddy to run a female only boot camp.

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    Over 30 female students have signed up and are regularly attending our #ThisBilboroughGirlCan Boot camp. The 6-week fitness course is designed to improve the student’s fitness and strength via fun and exciting activity. The training all comes to a head as the students enter into the Pretty Muddy 5k obstacle course on Sunday 14th May.

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  • Bilborough College qualifies for AoC Sport National Championships

    12 Bilborough College students have qualified to represent Bilborough College and the region at the AoC Sport National Championships 2017, which take place next month in Nottingham.

    The students from Bilborough College fought off stiff competition from colleges across East Midlands to which qualifies them for the national finals taking place at the University of Nottingham and surrounding facilities over the weekend of 21-23 April.

    The AoC Sport National Championships will see the team competing against athletes from colleges across England and Wales. As well as individual glory, teams will be aiming to accumulate points for their region and win the prestigious Wilkinson Sword trophy.

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  • Brexit views aired by Bilborough College students as part of regional campaign

    Students at Bilborough College aired their views on Brexit as part of a regional campaign to ensure that young people’s voices are heard as part of the negotiations.

    Nonsuch Theatre Company, based in Nottingham, visited the college to hear what students had to say about Brexit during a series of workshops as part of the Undivided campaign.

    Following the discussions, students’ views will be digitally submitted and will contribute to a list of top 10 demands from young people which will then be presented to Parliament.

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  • Bilborough College students organise fashion show to raise money for Conservation trip

    Two Bilborough College students have organised a fashion show to raise funds for a trip to help conserve marine and wildlife in Sri Lanka.

    Janet Tokitsu, 16, and George Hattersley, 17, will be cleaning rivers, planting trees and working at a turtle hatchery during the three week stay at the end of July, which is being organised by company Travelteer.

    Both students need to raise around £1,600 each to pay for their travel costs and are busy arranging a fashion show at The Vale Social Club in Colwick later this month.

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  • Hundreds of Bilborough College students sign up to save a life

    Hundreds of Bilborough College students signed up to potentially save a life during a donor drive session held by a national blood cancer charity.

    Anthony Nolan’s Register & Be a Lifesaver sessions have been running at Bilborough College for six years and during that time 865 students have joined the register – including 124 at a recent session.

    Amy Rogers
    Amy Rogers

    Over the six years there have been three donors from Bilborough College, the most recent being Amy Rogers, 18, of Sherwood. Amy donated her bone marrow in October 2016 after signing up to the register following an R&Be talk at Bilborough College in 2014. She was also the 50th donor from the R&Be programme.

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  • Virtual Reality field trips on the timetable at Bilborough College

    Students at Bilborough College took a 3D tour around the human body and brain, visited Iceland, the moon and Google headquarters without leaving their classrooms thanks to a series of virtual reality field trips.

    The immersive eGoogle expeditions - tablet imagexperience was provided by Google Expeditions, which allows students to explore everywhere from Mars and the Great Barrier Reef to the inside of Buckingham Palace.

    Google Expeditions provide a tablet for the teacher along with cardboard viewers and phones for every student.

    Using an app on the tablet the teacher selects a destination and the entire classroom gets a 3D view of it through their cardboard viewer.
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  • College Magazine

    Welcome to the Bilborough Buzz – Issue 3 of the new look college magazine that brings together stories at Bilborough from students and staff.

    We are always looking for stories to tell so if you have something to say get in touch with the Buzz team… as you will see the magazine is full of all kinds of stories from charity work, to amazing students and also fabulous staff!

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  • Open Day dates for 2016/17

    Our open days for 2016/17 will take place on:

    Wednesday, 16th November from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Saturday, 18th March 2017 (times to be confirmed)

    Our open events are designed to provide an opportunity for you to take a look at what we offer including our fantastic facilities, our talented teachers, exciting sport and enrichment opportunities and our in-house theatre…to name but a few!

    Come along and find out why Bilborough College is best!

     

     

     







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