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Army partnership for VLUK

Recently VLUK were approached by the army engagement team to discuss potential reciprocal opportunities to benefit our learners. Barry and Lee, army enrichment officers, approached Neil Ouldridge, Head of Learner Experience, to come up with ideas of how we could work together to promote the army as well as enriching our learner’s education. On Wednesday…

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VLUK Awards of the term

This academic year VLUK have introduced termly awards in order to recognise those individuals who go above and beyond in their working day to ensure all our learners are able to achieve their own objectives. There are 4 awards available including: Campus of the term, Tutor of the term, Support staff of the term and…

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VLUK achieves top grades in Ofsted report

Virtual Learning UK has today announced it has achieved the top grades of ‘significant progress’ in all three themes of the Ofsted New Provider framework. This is the first time a new 16-19 provider has ever achieved the top grade in all three themes. The report has been published by Ofsted today (5th November 2021),…

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Film making at Stagedoor Cheltenham

Second year learners at VLUK’s Stagedoor Cheltenham Campus had a day of filming this week, with film maker Neil Smith from SOS Film in Cheltenham. The students are rehearsing two plays which will be on in the Irving Studio at the Everyman Theatre, in November, and, with Neil, have planned and created two short films – one…

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Cheltenham Literature Festival

The nationally acclaimed Cheltenham Literature Festival returned to Cheltenham this weekend, after being cancelled last year. The annual event attracts a huge range of authors and celebrities; this year’s programme includes comedians, actors, politicians and sports personalities, as well as renowned authors of fiction and non-fiction. If you visit, you could expect to see anyone…

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Cheltenham students in the community

Some of the second year students at the VLUK Stagedoor Cheltenham Campus were involved in a high profile local event last weekend. The Pittville Pump Room, which is a grand Regency building in Cheltenham, launched a new Heritage Trail telling the story of the Pump Room and Cheltenham Spa. The event included the launch of…

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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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