New Students’ Day 2016 at OSFC

What a fantastic day we had on Tuesday! Thank you to all our new students who came along to make the day a huge success. We hope that everyone who took part left feeling excited and better prepared for the start of term in September.

If you didn’t manage to attend, don’t worry. Here’s a summary of the day and links to some further support and advice to help with your successful journey at OSFC.


BTEC Business football team

Top BTEC Business students mean ‘business’ at St George’s park

On a sunny day at the prestigious St George’s Park whilst the England U21s were training, they represented OSFC at the national college football tournament having impressed at tournaments held at OSFC. Colleges from around the country took part in the tournament held on the 4G pitch named after David Beckham.

Edwina Currie steals the show in EU debate

On Friday 13 May, more than 300 staff and students at OSFC were treated to an exciting EU debate featuring special guest speakers, Edwina Currie and Graham Stringer, MP. The one hour event, which took place in our Learning Resource Centre, The Know, was a fantastic opportunity for our students and staff to learn more, from those with government experience, about the possible impact on the UK of our historic referendum on EU membership.

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British Science Week (2)

The biggest ever week of science at OSFC

In March staff and students at OSFC celebrated British Science Week with a programme of workshops, lectures and events to explore and inspire further interest in the field. Working in partnership with The University of Manchester, local science and education enterprise Kakou and a number of science industry leaders and speakers, OSFC crammed a mind tingling 400 hours of science learning into one single week.