Newbury College (England)

Newbury College
Established 2002
Type Further Education college
Location Monks Lane
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 7TD
England
51°22′57″N 1°19′22″W / 51.3825°N 1.3229°W / 51.3825; -1.3229Coordinates: 51°22′57″N 1°19′22″W / 51.3825°N 1.3229°W / 51.3825; -1.3229
DfE URN 130602 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Mixed
Ages 14–99
Website College homepage

Newbury College is a college of further education in Newbury, Berkshire for anyone aged 14 or over.

Courses

The College offers a wide range of academic and vocational full and part-time courses to school leavers and adult learners. Part-time courses are delivered at venues across West Berkshire. Courses include GCSEs, NVQs, BTECs and apprenticeships. The College also offers a provision for higher education courses, including courses linked with Reading University[1] and Buckinghamshire New University[2].

Monks Lane Campus

The campus at Monks Lane offers fully equipped rooms for meetings and conferences. The classrooms also offer space for meetings. A regular shuttle bus service operates between Newbury railway station and the College during term time.[1]

The Forum

A centre for dance, drama and events, its performance hall can seat up to 120 people. It opens out to a courtyard and terraced seating area, enabling performances to take place to an outside audience in good weather.[1]

Horticultural Garden

Officially opened by Lady Carnarvon in 2006, the garden, used for learning about planting, growing and cultivating flowers and vegetables, has a greenhouse, polytunnels and fully accessible raised flowerbeds.[1]

Intuition Salons

Hair and beauty salons provide a commercial environment for students to learn and are open to members of the public for treatments.

The Restaurant

The College has a purpose-built, air conditioned training kitchen for students studying catering and hospitality. Alongside the training kitchen is a fully functioning restaurant that is open to members of the public.

Sports Hall

The sports hall is used by the students for a variety of sporting activities. It is used by members of the public outside of College hours for club-based activities.

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Newbury Campus". College website.
  2. "Buckinghamshire New University". Newbury College. 07/03/2017. Check date values in: |date= (help)


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