- Barnsley College
Infobox UK school
name = Barnsley College
motto = We'll bring the best out of you
phone = 01226 216216
fax = 01226 216553
type = Sixth form college
street = Church Street
website = http://www.barnsley.ac.uk/
Barnsley College is a further education college just out of the town centre of
Barnsley, England. It has several campuses: Eastgate House, the Falcon Centre, the SciTech Centre, Old Mill Lane Site, Construction Centre Site and the Honeywell Centre. The college provides A levels, vocational courses and higher education courses.
Old Mill Lane
This is one of the biggest sites, housing most student services and a wide range of subjects.
In this building the A Level subjects are taught, examples include English, Geography and Business.
The SciTech Centre
Patrick Stewartin November 2004, and houses Science, Maths and Computing subjects.A Levels are also taught in this building if they involve science, computing or maths. ICT shares rooms with computing.
Has specialist facilities for Arts, Music and Music Technology, Sports and Physical Education and Public Services. Examinations are also held here.
Lifelong Learning Network
Barnsley College is a partner institution of
Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Networks(LLN) for South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire.
Sam Nixonwas a catering student until he entered the " Pop Idol" TV competition in 2003. He is now a television presenter.
Kate Rusbyattended in the early 1990s. She is now a folk singer.
* Alex Turner and
Matt Heldersof the indie rock group Arctic Monkeysstudied music there.
Simon Hirstis now a radio presenter for Galaxy 105.
* Claire Gould studied journalism there in 1995, and went on to become Australia's top online journalist.
Oliver Sykes, lead vocalist in the metalcore band Bring Me the Horizon.
* [http://www.barnsley.ac.uk/ Barnsley College website]
* [http://www.barnsley.hud.ac.uk/ University Centre Barnsley website]
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