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Ten goal thriller in Salford derby

 21 October 2019 The first ever derby between Pendleton Sixth Form College and Eccles Sixth Form College saw both teams end regular time with five goals each. In an evenly…


Trainees Achieve Employment Success

Ten men and women, aged 18 to 24, joined the scheme run by Salford City Council, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford City College and Pure Innovations. They’ve spent the…


First College Garden Design Show Is a Huge Success

The first ever Salford City College Garden Design Show, held at Eccles Sixth Form Centre, was a great success, with lots of involvement from the local community. There were a number of categories that groups and individuals could enter including…

23 July 2013

Foundation Students Excel At Athletics Day

Over 70 Foundation students from Eccles Sixth Form Centre showed off their sporting prowess during the department’s first ever Athletics Day. The event was held at Cleavelys Athletic Track, Winton, Eccles and saw a variety of different events take place … Read more

Celebrating Student Success and Achievement

Celebration of Student Success at Awards and Graduation Events. Hundreds of students and their parents attended the annual Awards and Graduation Evening hosted at Salford City Stadium. Awards included; Student of The Year, Most Improved and Contribution to Community’. Each…

23 July 2013

Horticulture Tutor Is Awarded By HRH The Princess Royal

Eccles Sixth Form Centre Horticulture tutor, Ian Bocock has been recognised for his accomplishments through teaching; receiving an award from HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, at Buckingham Palace. The award was issued as part of the annual City & … Read more

23 July 2013

Dog Show Raises Lots of Money for Animal Charities

The annual fair and Dog Show at Eccles Sixth Form Centre was a huge success. On Saturday dozens of dogs (and their owners) came to the Dog Show at Eccles Sixth Form Centre. The annual event included a dog competition … Read more

23 July 2013

My City Art Project

Art students from Eccles Sixth Form Centre have joined with local Primary and High School children to host the first ‘My City’ art project exhibition. Students from Eccles Sixth Form Centre, Walkden High School, St Patrick’s RC High School, Buile … Read more

23 July 2013

Salford Students Grill Hazel Blears

Politics and Media students from Salford City College and Salford University were presented with the rare opportunity to grill MP for Salford and Eccles, Rt. Hon Hazel Blears. The event, hosted at the college’s Pendleton Sixth Form Centre and saw … Read more

23 July 2013

Pompeii Trip Is A Success With Students

A student’s account of the Geography and Classics trip to Pompeii. Pompeii 2013, probably the best trip ever. There was lots to do, things to see, socialising to be done. The first day was Pompeii itself, presented by probably the … Read more

23 July 2013

Charity Football Match at Eccles Sixth Form Centre

Students from Eccles Sixth Form Centre recently competed in a charity football match for the Joshua Wilson Cup. Foundation students from the college took part in the football match versus a team from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue. The students … Read more

23 July 2013

Oxbridge Talk Boosts Student Confidence To Aim High

Professor Helen Thompson, lecturer at Cambridge University, spoke to students at Eccles Sixth Form Centre about the possibility of studying at Oxbridge. High achieving students at Eccles Sixth Form Centre were treated to a rare insight into the mind of … Read more

23 July 2013

Students Attend Salford Futures Discussion

Foundation students Luke Bamford and Jamie Harper mixed with Salford Councillors at the prestigious event. The students were invited to attend the Salford Futures Discussion Forum in March 2013 as reqpresentatives of Salford City College. Luke and Jamie met with … Read more

Students Visit The Sites In London

Childcare and Law students from Eccles Sixth Form Centre visit some of the tourist sites in London. The students’ trip included the Jack the Ripper Tour, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Supreme Court, Convent Garden, Royal Courts of…

21 March 2013

From Passes To Classes: Rugby Pro Studies At College

Salford City Reds Prop and Wales Rugby Captain Jordan James has been studying at Salford City College towards the PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) Teacher Training Course. 32 year old Jordan has joined classmates at Salford … Read more

18 March 2013

Red Nose Day at Salford City College

Students at Salford City College’s City, Eccles, Pendleton and Walkden Sixth Form Centres got in to the fundraising spirit in aid of Red Nose Day. The students pulled out all of the stops, dressing in fancy dress, hosting a 80s … Read more

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