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Results Day

INFORMATION FOR OUR LEARNERS: GCSE and BTEC results Learners can email gcseresults2021@vluk.org or btecresults2021@vluk.org to request that their results are emailed to them on: GCSE results day – Thursday 12th August BTEC results day – Tuesday 10th August For any other queries please email info@vluk.org

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Stagedoor – Theatre Sell Out

VLUK’s Stagedoor students have recently performed Benjamin Till’s ‘Brass’ at The Everyman theatre to two sold out audiences as well as getting standing ovations on both nights! Brass was written by Benjamin Till, with additional lyrics by Nathan Taylor & Sir Arnold Wesker. It was originally written for the National Youth Music Theatre in 2014.…

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Learner of The Year Awards 2020/21

This academic year has been a strange and difficult one for both our tutors and our learners. However, in the face of adversity, VLUK are amazingly proud of how everyone has pulled together to ensure our learners complete the year having achieved to the best of their ability. Many of our learners have worked incredibly…

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VLUK always putting safeguarding on top of the agenda

As an exceptional education provider, VLUK’s top priority is the safeguarding of all the learners. Therefore, VLUK have recently brought on board another Designated Safeguard Lead in the shape of Jenny Butcher. Jenny is very qualified in safeguarding and has joined the team at VLUK to further enhance the provision offered. Here Jenny explains her…

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The College of Rugby demonstrates determination and team spirit

Last week The College of Rugby (TCOR) played their first fixture against a very well respected side that is part of the Sale Sharks Academy set up. Following a difficult year, the side showed determination and amazing team spirit to tackle their very well respected opponents. TCOR stepped foot against Myerscough College for their first…

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Drop goal legend inspiring VLUK’s students

What a lesson for our Castleford students last week! VLUK tutor, Jordan Wimpenny was teaching his class about the skeletal system and considering the different types of joints in the body, how they move and how they allow us to perform various movements. In order to demonstrate this theory to the class, Jordan used sporting…

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VLUK’s New Head of Teaching & Learning

VLUK are excited about recently employing Andy Dalgleish as the new ‘Head of Teaching & Learning’. Andy has been tasked with ensuring outstanding consistency of the teaching and learning provided across all sites. Andy’s role will see him provide leadership and support to the academic team. By taking a reflective approach to current practice, Andy…

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Lockdown marathon help

VLUK students at our Oxford based education partner, Velocity Football, took on the challenge of completing a marathon each in order to raise invaluable funds to support local families in lockdown. Thirteen students along with their coaches and the general manager, took on the challenge by running 26.2 miles remotely using Strava. All of the…

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Ben Parker chats to Harrogate Town students

During these uncertain times it can be hard to keep ourselves motivated but thanks to our amazing education partners, we feel that VLUK students are consistently inspired and motivated. An example of this is our partners, Harrogate Town, who organised for Ben Parker, ex-professional footballer, to sacrifice some of his time to talk to our…

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