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In 2019 we achieved a 100% pass rate across our A Level and Vocational programmes.
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Student name: Rosie Hampshire
Studied: Level 3 Childcare, Foundation Degree in Early Years
Destination: Rosie is now carrying out her PGCE in Further Education course at Selby College whilst volunteering in the Health and Social Care department teaching Level 3 Child Care. Rosie hopes to gain a career as a Childcare Further Education tutor following this.
“I started at Selby College on the Level 3 Child Care course and following this, I got a job as a nursery practitioner. I progressed on to the Foundation Degree in early childhood studies and then progressed on to the Top Up in Early years Care and Education. Whilst doing this, I have worked my way up to a Deputy Manager role. From this, I decided I wanted to change my vocational pathway and I am now studying on the PGCE in Further Education course and I am volunteering in the Health and Social Care department teaching Level 3 Child Care and hope to get a job working as a Childcare Further Education tutor.”
The College also has close connections with local schools and local and national health care providers, creating fantastic placement opportunities for students.
In March 2020, a group of eight students from Selby College were the first to take part in a brand-new Work Placement project based at the New Selby War Memorial Hospital. The pilot scheme saw students from Applied Science, Health & Social Care and A Level programmes shadow NHS staff at the hospital on Friday mornings. The students explored a number of different areas of the hospital, covering units such as X-Ray, Speech & Language Therapy, Orthoptics, the Community Response Team, Infection Control in Clinical Care, the work of Dietitians, the Essence of being a Doctor, and Patient Experience, alongside their own project work.
The College also has links with Selby Community Primary, which is a UNICEF rights respecting school. Teachers at the school have also visited the College to carry out activities with Level 3 students.
Selby College also works closely with CareSkills, which is a dedicated provider of outstanding training to the Childcare, Health and Social Care sector. Based at Selby College’s £35m state-of-the-art campus, CareSkills has earned itself an enviable reputation amongst local, regional and national employers, as well as with Higher Education providers.