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15 Tips for the night before & morning of an exam

May 14, 2019

Wishing all our current and future students all the best in their exams over the next few weeks. Remember – hard work pays off! #future #opportunities #education #partnership

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Review Winners

May 3, 2019

VLUK’s recent checkpoint review winners have been chosen as: 1st prize of £50 goes to Harrison W at AFDA Leicester 2nd prize of £30 goes to Stefan A at Stevenage Cheshunt 3rd prize of £20 goes to Piers W at ACE Football Academy At VLUK all students are continually assessed on their academic and sporting…

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Mount Snowdon Climb for Prostate Cancer UK

Apr 25, 2019

Six of VLUK’s Northampton Town students will be climbing Mount Snowdon on Sunday 29th April 2019 in order to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.  The students thought outside the box when tasked with ‘organising an event’ as part of their BTEC course and have set themselves a huge task on Sunday. Northampton Town Football…

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Students hard work pays off

Apr 5, 2019

VLUK students, Elliott Brown and Caius Gordon, have been rewarded for their hard work both in and out of the classroom, with an impressive 5-night professional football training course based at the home of Manchester City FC. The course, run by British Study Centres, is an initiative for players who are committed to improving their individual game…

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F2 Organisers

Apr 2, 2019

The F2 year 13 learners, pictured, recently took part in the Hertford and Ware Primary School’s partnership Sportshall Athletics Event. The learners used the event to assist them with their BTEC unit ‘Organising Sports Events’. The learners ran a number of indoor athletic field events in which three boys and three girls teams from local…

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More winners

Mar 6, 2019

VLUK use a checkpoint review each term to continually assess all students. To encourage all students those who have achieved outstanding progress are entered into a prize draw. The 3 recent winners are: 1st prize of £50 goes to Ben S at Eastleigh 2nd prize of £30 goes to Callum E at F2 Academy 3rd…

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Life of an apprentice

Mar 5, 2019

James Robins is part way through his 12 month apprenticeship. In this interview he tells us about his life as a VLUK apprentice: The life of a VLUK apprentice In September 2018, James Robins began an apprenticeship with VLUK and 4 months into the 12 month programme he is reflecting on life as an apprentice…

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Jan 25, 2019

VLUK students are continually assessed on their academic and sporting performance. To help with student motivation, VLUK use the checkpoint review where all students who have achieved outstanding progress are entered into a prize draw. The 3 latest winners are: 1st prize of £50 goes to Zac C at Eastleigh FC 2nd prize of £30…

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What’s next?

Jan 16, 2019

Students who are looking to move into the next stage of their school career, after GCSEs, will be thinking but ‘What’s next?’. When you’re considering your choice of course, following your GCSEs, it’s important to think about what will the completion of that course enable you to do. The majority of VLUK students progress to…

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VLUK accredited as Living Wage Employer

Dec 6, 2018

VLUK are exceptionally proud to announce that we have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer! VLUK’s Living Wage commitment will see everyone who works for them receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.75 in the UK or £10.20 in London. Both rates are significantly higher than the government minimum for over 25s, which currently…

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