Science Students Celebrate Success in British Olympiad; College Team Brings Back Gold in the Biologists' Olympics SPONSER'S MESAGE

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Science Students Celebrate Success in British Olympiad; College Team Brings Back Gold in the Biologists' Olympics SPONSER'S MESAGE


SMART students wanting to give themselves the best chance of a bright future are flocking to Middlesbrough College.

ofsted quotes about Nacro included: The PS100m campus boasts all the elements needed for success.

The college offers the widest choice of courses in the area, at all levels, meaning students are guaranteed to find something that suits their individual needs - regardless of what they've done before.

The college boasts industry-experienced staff, all firmly committed to helping students get ahead in their chosen fields.

"Learners receive good support and care, this enables many who face significant barriers to learning to participate effectively and make good progress" "Learners gain greater confidence and self-esteem while they study at Nacro. They improve their personal and social skills very effectively and increase their chances of getting a job or continuing in EDUCATION " "Teaching, learning and assessment are good. Tutors provide interesting and stimulating learning activities which leads to learners developing good vocational skills" "Significant, well planned and targeted investment is providing learners with good, well-equipped classrooms and workshops."

The college has one of the best A-level pass rates in the area and one of the top 10 teachers in the world.

It's clear that those choosing to study at Middlesbrough College do so safe in the knowledge that the level of support and quality of teaching is first class.

Just ask Michael Taylor, Greta Timar, Loverpreet Kaur and Phil Ankers - four A-level students who celebrated success in the British Biology Olympiad.

Nacro also holds the Matrix standard and Investors in People. With the school leaving age rising to 18, "This is the first year that 16-year-olds will have to stay in full-time EDUCATION or training and the national charity The competition is open to UK Biology students aged 16 and over, and is run by the Society of Biology Nacro is highlighting the need for more information and guidance about the alternative options that are available.

More than 6,000 students across the country took part in this year's challenge, completing tough examinations which stretch and challenge their learning.

Only the highest scoring students are awarded certificates and medals.

Nacro has been delivering training in Tees Valley for 35 years and has four EDUCATION centres in the area. These are: Darlington TRAINING centre | John Street, Darlington DL1 1LG 01325 245587 Hartlepool TRAINING centre | Unit D, Sovereign Business Park, Brenda road, Hartlepool TS23 Those high achievers include Michael Taylor, 19, from Middlesbrough, who achieved a gold medal. The others were Greta Timar, who was highly commended, Lovepreet Kaur, and Phil Ankers, who were both commended.

The four students attend MC6 - skills, pastoral support, work experience and placement.

Middlesbrough College's purposebuilt sixth form centre - where they are taught by Dr Richard Spencer MBE, head of science, who was recently named as one of the world's top 10 teachers in the Global Teacher Prize. …

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