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Bracknell and Wokingham College Virtual Open Event

Welcome to our event! Find out more about our college, courses and support for students, and get your application in for September!

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Getting started

Thank you for joining us for our first ever Virtual Open Event for Bracknell and Wokingham College.

Before you start, please watch the short video below from our School Partner, Anna-May Hicks, as she explains how to easily navigate the event, the schedule for the day, and how to get in touch with us. 

Download the PDF Virtual Open Event guide

 

Welcome to Bracknell and Wokingham College

Watch the video below for an introduction to Bracknell and Wokingham College from Gina Moore, Head of Campus, covering its amazing facilities, subject areas and support available for all students.

Virtual 360 College Tour

 

 

Subject areas live Q&A 

If you want to find out more about specific subject areas or courses, our tutors will be available for live-chat Q&A sessions on Microsoft Teams between 9:30am–1:30pm. Click the links below to explore our faculties and subject areas, see the full Q&A timings and links to join in. 

Academic and Professional Studies - 9:35-10:25am

The Academic and Professional Studies faculty covers the following pathways:

Pete Reynolds, Academic and Professional Studies Director, explains more about our A Level and vocational provision in these two videos. 

A Levels

Vocational Courses

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How to apply

 

Lifestyles - 10:35-11:20am

The Lifestyles faculty covers the following subject areas:

Nancy Buckley, Lifestyles Faculty Director, talks more about our Lifestyles career pathways in this video.

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Creative Industries - 11:25am-12:05pm

The Creative Industries faculty covers the following subject areas:

Our Faculty Director, Ginette Cox, talks you through all the opportunities available in the Creative Industries faculty at Bracknell and Wokingham College.

Find out about careers in the Creative Industries (external site)

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Lifeskills 12:15-12:30pm

The Lifeskills faculty covers the following areas:

Foundation Studies

Our foundation programmes meet the needs of a broad range of learners; from those with special educational needs or disabilities, to those who may have disengaged from learning in the past or not achieved their full potential. 

Learners with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities and Special Educational Needs

Activate Learning is proud of the outstanding and award-winning Supported Foundation Programmes, which offer students the opportunity to develop in the exciting setting of a mainstream further education college. Find out more here

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How to apply

Careers Advice - 12:30-12:40pm

Not sure about your options for September? Ask our dedicated Activate Careers Team in this 10 minute live Q&A session.

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Technology - 12:50-1:25pm

The Technology faculty covers the following subject areas:

In our Technology faculty at Bracknell and Wokingham College, we have the facilities and expertise to give you the knowledge and tools to excel in your chosen profession. 

Watch the video below from Ben Jokiel, Technology Faculty Director, as he tells us how we can support you and your studies in our technology subject areas.

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How to apply

 

Careers support 

Not sure about your options for September? Talk to our dedicated Activate Careers Team! They offer 1-to-1 meetings, help with university and UCAS applications, and interview preparation. In this short video we demystify qualifications and explain how Activate Careers can help you get to where you want to be.

 

Advice and Admissions, Student Support and Learning Support

Ready for a change of scene from school? Make the switch to college and enjoy the freedom of being yourself in a safe and welcoming environment. Applying to college and studying with us can seem daunting at first, but our Advice and Admissions, Student Support and Learning Support teams are all on hand to make things as smooth and as easy as possible. 

Download the Support for Students PDF

Download the Group Learning Support PDF

 

Apprenticeships 

If you are looking to do an apprenticeship, Bracknell and Wokingham College works together with Activate Apprenticeships to help you earn while you learn! We have apprenticeship vacancies in motor vehicle, engineering, business, childcare, construction and education sectors, to name just a few!

For more information, watch our showreel below or visit the Activate Apprenticeships website for more information and a live list of vacancies in your area.

 

How to apply

Thanks for joining our Bracknell and Wokingham College Virtual Open Event! We hope that you found it informative and that we answered all of your questions. If you still have a question, just fill in this quick form and one of the team will come back to you.