North Lindsey College

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North Lindsey College
Established 1953
Type Further education college
Headteacher Anne Tyrrell
Location Kingsway
Scunthorpe
North Lincolnshire
DN17 1AJ
England Coordinates: 53°34′43″N 0°40′00″W / 53.5786°N 0.6667°W / 53.5786; -0.6667
Local authority North Lincolnshire
DfE URN 130587 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students c.1800 full-time
Ages 16+
Website NLC

North Lindsey College is a further education college in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, England, situated on the A18.

Structure[edit]

North Lindsey College is an associate college of the University of Lincoln providing a range of further education and higher education courses. The college comprises 69 departments and occupies an area of 23 acres (93,000 m2). It has two local centres in Ashby and Barton.

College funding decisions are made by the Yorkshire and the Humber Learning and Skills Council in Bradford.

History[edit]

The college was established in 1953 as North Lindsey Technical College. Its main building opened in 1964. In 1971 the college became the North Lindsey College of Technology – at that time it was run by Lindsey Education Committee (based in Lincoln). Humberside Education Committee in Beverley took over the administration of the college in 1974.

At that stage it had five departments:

  • Business and Management Studies
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • General Studies
  • Science and Metallurgy
  • Mathematics and Computing

A college library was built in 1978, and a refectory in 1980. An art and design department opened in 1987. In 1989 it became North Lindsey College. The college logo was a framed 'S' made from 5 parallel lines, symbolic of the local steelworks.

In 2003 the college began producing a newsletter called Clippings, which publishes around 2-3 times year.

In May 2010, an atrium was constructed at the front of the main entrance of the main building, and was opened in September 2010.[1]

During August 2010, the oldest building on the college campus was demolished.

Courses[edit]

Courses range from basic GCSE to HND, and include NVQ courses on the Train to Gain scheme.

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