Various departments at Nelson and Colne College have been celebrating the achievements of this fantastic students, with their very own Award Ceremonies!

The Catering Department opted to hold their end of year awards at Nelson’s ACE Centre, holding an awards ceremony where students ditched their chef whites in favour of formal wear and a mature, celebratory atmosphere! Former student Christine Peace, who is now a chef at Raymond Blanc’s Michelin starred restaurant Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons presented awards at the ceremony.

The IT, Vocational Business, Health and Social Care, Child Care, Beauty Therapy and Vocational Science departments all took advantage of the facilities available in the College’s stylish restaurant Farringtons; presenting their students with an array of special awards for their achievements; including those students who had gained the top awards – 3 distinctions. The College has enjoyed outstanding vocational success this year, with a high percentage gaining the top grades.

The College would like to congratulate all of its students for their hard work and dedication to their studies this year. It’s clear that 2011 will be a year that continues the College’s long-standing tradition of excellence for the people of Pendle!

It has been celebrations all round at Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form, as the academic years draws to a close amid recent figures which show that the College is in the top 10% of high performing Colleges in the country! From A Level to Vocational subjects, almost all departments at the College have held their own individual awards ceremonies to celebrate the handwork and achievements of their students.Uniformed Public Services held a large awards ceremony in the College’s Sports Hall – showing photographs and videos from the year’s activities ranging from hill climbing and ghyll walking, to canoeing and residential trips. Student of the Year Ross Inglis was unable to attend the Public Services Awards, having recently begun his training with the Royal Marines.Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form is exceptionally proud of the achievements of its students, who each year, progress to employment and the top universities in the UK. Although the College holds a large scale, cross-college awards ceremony each year, it also encourages smaller ceremonies amongst its divisions, which celebrate the students’ achievements in a highly personal manner.