A day in the life of a student at JLC

The change from becoming a secondary school pupil to a college student is considered terrifying for many people. The workload increasingly becomes more difficult, friendship groups are separated, and getting lost at college is a major concern. However, here at John Leggott College, you are guaranteed to fit right in.    A typical week for…

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The Impact of the Further Education Professional Development Grant

To explain what the Further Education Professional Development Grant means to John Leggott College, one of JLC’s Journalism interns, Chloe Smith, talked to Leader of Teaching, Learning and Innovation, Jamie Watkinson. JLC received the grant from the Government, funding supplementary training for staff members. The developmental teaching involves group work within college and with staff…

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Industry Experience: Law

As part of my BTEC Law teaching, I was invited to Pepperells solicitors to observe the day-to-day work of legal professionals. The first thing that struck me is the similarity between office life and teaching. There is always something to do and people are working very hard to help others, and this requires copious amounts…

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Ambitious, Sustainable and Non-Disruptive: John Leggott College’s Transformative New Building Work Continues to Evolve

Whilst the new building work set to “transform” John Leggott College is still in developmental stages, progress is still being made to ensure the extension is as effective and sustainable as possible without disrupting students’ education.   In an exclusive interview with Barrie Kirk, who represents JLC’s Estates Team, he explained the exciting new additions…

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JOHN LEGGOTT COLLEGE READY FOR FIRST FORMAL EXAMINATIONS IN TWO YEARS

Adaptations to formal written examinations this summer were received by John Leggott College this week, providing confirmation that students will face formal examinations for the first time in their education.  Students and teachers were quick off the mark to look at what the adaptations meant for the remaining 13 weeks of this academic year.  …

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