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Lorraine Cross Group Executive Director External Partnerships Skills and Apprenticeships and Sam Wright Principal and CEO at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

6th February 2024

Group wins Yorkshire Learning Providers Award

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been recognised by the Yorkshire Learning Providers Awards for its efforts in helping …

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Lorraine Cross Group Executive Director External Partnerships Skills and Apprenticeships and Sam Wright Principal and CEO at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

6th February 2024

Group wins Yorkshire Learning Providers Award

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been recognised by the Yorkshire Learning Providers Awards for its efforts in helping the region develop the green skills for future demands. The Group’s Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and …

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11th January 2024

Group shortlisted for three Yorkshire Learning Provider Awards

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is delighted to announce it has been shortlisted for a number of accolades at the Yorkshire Learning Provider Awards – demonstrating its commitment to meet skills gaps across the region. The Group has been …

Nigel Currey Chairman of Trustees at Selby District Food Bank with students

18th December 2023

Students support local food bank at Christmas

Selby College students are giving back to those who need it most this Christmas, with numerous donations made to Selby & District Food Bank. As part of a team building module, Level 3 Business students from the College split into …

Andrew Mc Connell OBE presenting Chloe Petch with the Most Improved Student at GCSE Mathematics Award

15th December 2023

Group marks students’ achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group ended the year on a high as it celebrated its students’ achievements at its Annual Student Awards Ceremony. Held on Tuesday 12th December at Castleford College, 20 awards were presented throughout the evening across …

Online Learning

4th December 2023

Group enhances its Free Online Learning offer

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is enabling adults to upskill or retrain from the comfort of their own homes, with its brand-new range of Free Online Learning programmes. Adding to its expansive Free Online Learning offer, the Group’s new …

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1st December 2023

New collaboration between colleges and councils secures millions for skills in York and North Yorkshire

Working together, a partnership of seven colleges, City of York Council, North Yorkshire Council and Yorkshire Learning Providers, have secured £2.5 million of Government funding to bring capital and revenue investment in new technologies to the area. As highlighted in …

TEF announcement 2023

30th November 2023

Group commended for student experience in Teaching Excellence Framework rating

The University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been awarded ‘Silver’ for student experience in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. Conducted by the Office for Students (OfS), the panel of judges praised the University Centre for …

Students with their documentary about The Cresent

29th November 2023

Students exhibit documentaries celebrating local heritage

Selby College’s Creative Media Production & Technology students are bringing Selby’s history to life with a documentary exhibition at Selby Abbey, as part of a project with Selby High Street Heritage Action Zone, a project funded by Historic England and …

Selby College University Centre Graduation Ceremony 2023

14th November 2023

Selby College’s University Centre graduates celebrate their success

Almost 90 graduates from Selby College’s University Centre had their academic achievements honoured as part of a Graduation ceremony at Selby Abbey. Taking place on Friday 10th November, graduates were joined by their family and friends, as well as their …

Principal and Chief Executive Sam Wright and Chair of Governors Andrew Mc Connell OBE at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

13th November 2023

Group receives Ofsted ‘Good’ grade and ‘Strong’ skills rating

The Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has been praised by Ofsted for its ‘Strong’ contribution to meeting regional and national skills needs, with the Group receiving a ‘Good’ grade for every aspect and overall. 16 Ofsted inspectors carried out a …

Engineering Tutor Sam Hunter and student Heather Quinn

7th November 2023

Group launches Construction and Engineering recruitment drive

As part of its plans to grow its Construction and Engineering curriculum in line with industry demands, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group is recruiting for a number of vacancies in these key areas. The Group has recently seen significant …

Eve Kirsch Maskill with her poached pears with fruit compote and Chantilly cream

17th October 2023

Wren Kitchens donates equipment to students

Selby College’s Hospitality & Catering students are equipped for the academic year ahead following Wren Kitchens’ generous donation. Each student has been gifted NEFF digital kitchen scales which will help them measure and weigh ingredients when preparing food and drinks …

T Level hospital simulation ward

2nd October 2023

College opens healthcare simulation facilities

To mark national T Levels Week 2023, Selby College has opened a brand-new hospital simulation teaching ward – helping to train the next-generation of healthcare professionals. The state-of-the-art suite enables its T Level Healthcare students to be immersed into real-life …

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31st August 2023

Group shortlisted for FE Provision of the Year Award

Acknowledging its commitment to supporting students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group’s Further Education provision has been shortlisted for a national award. Hosted by nasen - the National Association for Special Educational Needs …

Sam Wright Principal and Chief Executive Officer of the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group

29th August 2023

Education Group scores highly in National Student Survey 2023

Results of the latest National Student Survey 2023 (NSS), commissioned by the Office for Students (OfS), have revealed that the University Centre at the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has placed significantly higher than national average for student experience. Over …

A Level students celebrate with Principal Sam Wright

17th August 2023

Selby A Level students celebrate outstanding results

A Level students from Selby College are celebrating after the class of 2023 delivered another strong set of results, with an overall pass rate of 99.4% with 44% of learners achieving high grades (A*/A/B). This year saw 9 subjects achieve …

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14th July 2023

Students get a taste of college life

Students across North and West Yorkshire experienced the vast opportunities Further Education can offer, following a number of successful taster events held by the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group. Pupils got to encounter first-hand the Group’s wide range of A …

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10th July 2023

Students celebrate success with award ceremonies

The achievements of Selby College students from a range of academic areas were celebrated as part of a number of end-of-year award ceremonies. Curriculum departments including Construction, Health, Hospitality & Catering and Sport hosted their own student award ceremonies, recognising …

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29th June 2023

Group launches Skills Bootcamp in Carbon Capture and Storage

In response to the rising demand for green skills, the Heart of Yorkshire Education Group has launched a first-of-its-kind Skills Bootcamp in the Principles of Carbon Capture and Storage. Formed in partnership with the Department for Education and the York …

Selby Garden Centre Dog Trust Fundraiser 1

20th June 2023

Business Students Fundraise for Dog Rescue Shelters

Selby College Business students have raised more than £650 for local and national dog charities through a number of community fundraising events. As part of their final assignment, Level 3 Business students were tasked with organising and hosting their own …