Articles from Waltham Forest College

Waltham Forest College Pilots New Rapid ‘Lateral Flow’ COVID-19 Tests

Waltham Forest College (@WFCTweets) partners with the London Borough of Waltham Forest Council (@wfcouncil) in developing a pilot testing programme for all staff and students, to minimise the risk of spreading the disease.

Waltham Forest College launches Youth Hub to support young jobseekers

In partnership with the Jobcentre Plus, the Youth Hub will improve the life chances of young people across the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

Mural art transforms Waltham Forest College steps part of The William Morris Design Line and London Design Festival

The new William Morris Design Line is a local community-focused design route through the streets of Walthamstow. Inspired by Morris’s statement ‘art made by the people and for the people’, this first year focuses on the local community coming together to celebrate creativity, resilience and inspire future young creatives. 

ART vs Covid: Online Auction & Exhibition for Charity - Waltham Forest College

Waltham Forest College (@WFCTweets) Creative Arts Lecturer and Graffiti Artist, David Warburton, teams up with over 23 graffiti, street and contemporary artists to deliver ART vs Covid, an online auction and exhibition to raise funds for the NHS and a number of other frontline charities around the world.

Waltham Forest College GCSE Results Success

Waltham Forest College (@WFCTweets) is delighted with the GCSE grades students have achieved this summer and thrilled to report an improvement in comparison to last year’s performance.

Waltham Forest College Celebrates Student Success

Students from @WFCTweets are celebrating achievements on BTEC results and for making it through a challenging year.

Student Wins Prestigious Sport Award at the 2020 BTEC Awards

The exceptional achievement of Safia Merabtene, from Waltham Forest College (@WFCTweet) was celebrated at the BTEC Awards this year as she was awarded the prestigious bronze BTEC Award for Sport.

London College announces the continuation of free meals for their most vulnerable students

@WFCTweets is the first London college to announce they will continue the offer of free meals over the summer holidays targeting the most vulnerable 16-18-year-old students. Waltham Forest College has made a firm commitment showing how important the role of Further Education colleges play to support communities across the country and in helping those from disadvantaged backgrounds, with extra food support during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Virtual open day events welcome hundreds of visitors

@WFCTweets provides an unrivalled opportunity for prospective students to meet teaching and support teams as they experience what it's like to be part of the college community.   The College successfully delivered a series of virtual open day events dedicated to school leavers and adults who wish to explore further education opportunities; An important step in making an informed decision about future prospect.

Waltham Forest College Appoints Janet Gardner as New Principal and CEO

@WFCTweets is pleased to announce that Janet Gardner has been appointed as Principal and CEO and will join the college on July 31, 2020.

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