SCHOOL leavers who could not make Nelson and Colne College’s October open event have another opportunity to view its outstanding courses and facilities

The College’s doors will open up to visitors between 5.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday, November 4, when there will be the chance to come and discover what life is like at the college.

Those attending can find out more about the broad range of A Levels and high quality vocational courses offered, as well as valuable apprenticeships.

Principal Amanda Melton said: “Choosing a college is an important step in a young person’s life and by choosing Nelson and Colne College, you are selecting an extraordinary place to study.

"We continue to be a beacon for educational excellence and this is achieved by combining phenomenal teaching with hard work and high expectations.

There will also be a tour of the campus, and take part in a range of exciting ‘have a go’ activities.

Visitors can also learn more about extracurricular programmes, discover more about the travel arrangements, and gain further information around financial assistance.

Carl-David Atherton, 18, progressed on to the University of York to study biology after achieving A*BB in his A Levels in biology, chemistry and physics.

He said: “I’ve enjoyed all of my subjects and my teachers have been very good at ensuring that I gain a thorough understanding of what I need to be learning to support my aspiration."