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13 Nov

NC Energiser

Gemma Asquith has just joined the NEW College team as NC Energiser.  Her role is to help both staff and students embrace more sport and physical activity on a weekly  basis. She will be targeting more than the sporty students, as her aim is to get the non-sporty and unenthusiastic students engaged in regular activity.

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13 Nov

Former Student Awarded with Scholarship

Former NEW College student, Ashley Roberts has been awarded by the Ogden Trust with a scholarship of £1500 per year for his Manchester University degree. The Ogden Trust was set up to encourage, promote and support the teaching and learning of physics to sixth form and undergraduate students. Ashley is studying Physics with Theoretical Physics

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10 Nov

NEW College Students Explore Malta

Over October half-term NEW College students and staff spent 15 days in Malta teaching, coaching and playing sports in local Maltese schools. Students had the opportunity to go into schools and coach sports to local children. This gave them an idea of how the Maltese approach sports and how their attitude differs to that of

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07 Nov

NEW College students get politically engaged

Last month NEW College politics students visited Hull University for a politics conference. They had the opportunity to taste a university atmosphere and took part in an interative sessions on a series of relevant topics with prominent academics. Teacher Jon Skelton said: “The best session in the students’ eyes was the Question Time session. This

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21 Oct

Skinny Living

Up and coming local band Skinny Living performed their new single and a selection of their other tracks in the Common Room at NEW College on Friday as a warm up gig to their appearance at the First Direct Arena on the 19th October supporting Jake Bugg. Head of Music at NEW College, Michelle Colvill

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20 Oct

Student Awarded Highest Honour in Cadet Forces

New College student, Chloe Grieves has been awarded the appointment of Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet in recognition of her outstanding service in the army cadet force. She was one of only 12 cadets chosen from 8,500 in Yorkshire and the Humber to be given the Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate. She was awarded it by Brigadier John Wardle at

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06 Oct

Your Country Needs You

NEW College Performing Arts students are commemorating the beginning of World War 1 with an evening of music, dance and drama. Your Country Needs You is a one-off performance that marks a century since the outbreak of the Great War. Head of Performing Arts Phil Stokes said: ‘This is a production that has allowed our

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01 Oct

Student Awarded Rotary Club Prize for Leadership

NEW College student James Butterfield has received the Rotary Club’s award for Leadership. James went through an interview process at college, during which the Rotary Club had to decide whether he or another student would go on a residential trip to Hebdon Hay with all expenses paid. During the trip, James learned how to improve

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01 Oct

Rosie King Nominated for Yorkshire Children on Courage Award

Student Rosie King has been nominated for a Yorkshire Children of Courage Award for caring for her younger siblings, Daisy and Lenny, who both have a severe form of Asperger’s Syndrome. Rosie, who also has Asperger’s Syndrome, is a young campaigner for the National Autism Society. She is working on a government paper to improve

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29 Sep

NEW College Student Shortlisted for Award

Student Adam Lofthouse has been shortlisted for the WDH Love Where You Live awards in the Young Achiever category. Over a two month period Adam encouraged more than 1000 young people to support the democratic process in a campaign to determine the five topics to be debated by UK Youth Parliament members at the Make

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