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Motorsport students hit top gear at North West Stages Rally

Posted on Monday 08 February 2016

Myerscough College motorsport students played a big role in the annual Legend Fires North West Stages Rally on the Fylde coast at the weekend.

The College continues to offer students experiences of working at prestigious events on the motorsport calendar in addition to their course studies and this was a big opportunity for the college across the weekend. Further education students took an active role in the event, following many weeks of planning.

T .. read more

Six Nations debut for Myerscough rugby student

Posted on Monday 08 February 2016

A Myerscough College rugby student has made his international Six Nations debut.

Jake Pope was part of the England under 20s squad to play in the tournament opener against Scotland at Broadwood Stadium in Glasgow, being named as a replacement.  

The 18-year-old, who hails from Burnley, is currently studying a Level 3 BTEC in Rugby Studies and as well as international recognition has already attracted the attention of Sale Sharks, where he signed .. read more

Myerscough pledge to become equality & diversity leaders

Posted on Thursday 04 February 2016

Myerscough College is pledging to become a leading provider in equality, diversity and inclusion in the education sector after achieving the prestigious Stage 2 'Investors in Diversity' award.

The ‘Investors in Diversity’ quality mark is awarded to establishments who strive to improve Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) practices within their organisation. Myerscough already held the stage 1 award and were assessed at the end of last year for the .. read more

National award for Myerscough workbased learner

Posted on Wednesday 03 February 2016

A Myerscough College learner has been recognised with a national award.

Anthony Darker, who graduated from Myerscough recently with a Level 3 Diploma in Sportsturf, was honoured at the Golf Environmental Awards, facilitated by the STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute). Anthony, from Elsham Golf Club, was crowned Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year.

The awards were part of the 2016 BTME (BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition) event, where Myerscough Colle .. read more

Josh becomes latest Myerscough football student to turn professional

Posted on Tuesday 02 February 2016

Myerscough College’s amazing record of producing football students that make it into the professional game has continued after yet another completed a move to League One club, Barnsley.

The latest student to make it into the Football League is Josh Kay. The 19-year-old has joined the Tykes on an 18-month contract after impressing with his displays for Fylde coast North West Counties side, Squires Gate, where he was playing as part of the college pathway.&nb .. read more

Myerscough College shortlisted in Lancashire Red Rose Awards

Posted on Monday 01 February 2016

Myerscough College is delighted to announce that we’ve been nominated in the 2016 Red Rose Awards.

The prestigious awards recognise and celebrate the very best that Lancashire has to offer in terms of business, commerce and industry. Myerscough College has been shortlisted in the category of Skills Provider of the Year.

Myerscough is now looking forward to celebrating with the other finalists across all categories at the main ceremony, which is .. read more

Farriery apprentices dominate national awards ceremony

Posted on Thursday 28 January 2016

A number of Myerscough College Farriery students have been recognised for the quality of their work on a national level during the industry’s recent registration ceremony.

The Worshipful Company of Farriers and the Farriers Registration Council recently presented diplomas to newly qualified apprentices from across the country at a ceremony held at The Honourable Artillery Company, in London.

As part of the ‘passing out’ ceremony, a .. read more

Myerscough welcome St Michael’s school to temporary home

Posted on Wednesday 27 January 2016

Myerscough College has this week welcomed a local primary school that suffered extensive damage during the floods that hit the area in December.

Myerscough is now the temporary home for St. Michael's on Wyre Church of England School after they had to close their doors due to the severe weather that hit the village before Christmas.

A site has been built on the College’s Bilsborrow campus, that includes a number of secure cabins that will act as .. read more

Myerscough & Fleetwood Town team up for National Citizen Service programme

Posted on Tuesday 26 January 2016

Myerscough College has joined forces with Fleetwood Town Football Club to become a partner in their National Citizen Service programme.

The NCS programme is run by the club’s Community Trust and offers students the opportunity to take part in an action-packed and proactive programme of adventure activities. The aim of the programme is to encourage those taking part to take responsibility for their own actions and development and to give them the skills and .. read more

Basketball Academy prepare for Sport Relief challenge

Posted on Tuesday 26 January 2016

Myerscough College's Basketball Academy is preparing to host a fundraiser for this years’ Sport Relief.

Players and coaches will stage a 24 hour Basketball Challenge in March and are asking for as many people as possible to either take part or donate.

The event runs from midday on Friday, March 18th to midday on Saturday, March 19th, in the Sports Centre at Myerscough College’s Bilsborrow campus. During the marathon game there& .. read more

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